The Laws of Badminton
- A match consists of the best of 3 games of 21 points.
- Every time there is a serve – there is a point scored.
- The side winning a rally adds a point to its score.
- At 20 all, the side which gains a 2 point lead first, wins that game.
- At 29 all, the side scoring the 30th point, wins that game.
Moreover, which lines are in for singles badminton?
A badminton court has two lines that run vertically and two lines that run horizontally. In singles, the court is long and narrow and thus we use the inner two vertical lines and the horizontal back line. Anything that lands within the box or right on those lines is in, and anything outside those lines is out.
In this way, what is single court in badminton?
The badminton singles court includes everything except the left and right side alleys of the court while the doubles court includes them. Take a look below for a quick illustration of the different boundaries.
What is the court size for singles badminton?
The badminton court is 13.4m long and 6.1m wide. For singles the court is marked 5.18m wide. The lines marking out the court are easily distinguishable and coloured white or yellow. The lines are 40mm wide.
A match consists of the best of three games of 21 points. The player/pair winning a rally adds a point to its score. At 20-all, the player/pair which first gains a 2-point lead wins that game. At 29-all, the side scoring the 30th point wins that game.
According to the new rule, “the whole of the shuttle shall be below 1.15 metres from the surface of the court at the instant of being hit by the server’s racket”. Basically, the point of contact at the start of the serve cannot be more than 1.15 meters from the court.
Become a better badminton player fast!
- Work on both your backhand and forehand. …
- Juggle the Shuttle. …
- Practice Your Lunges. …
- Play Against The Wall. …
- Learn to Generate Power. …
- Make your Opponent Move Back and Forth. …
- Attack the Opponent’s Backhand. …
- Improve your Footwork.
An advanced player understands that a good game of badminton is like a game of chess — you should always position your shot wisely so that you move your opponent to the exact place where you want him to be so you can hit the following shot. Always plan your next move and always think one step ahead of your opponent.