What can I use instead of a birdie for badminton?

A shuttlecock (also called a bird, birdie, or shuttle) is a high-drag projectile used in the sport of badminton. It has an open conical shape formed by feathers or plastic (or a synthetic alternative) embedded into a rounded cork (or rubber) base. The shuttlecock’s shape makes it extremely aerodynamically stable.

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Keeping this in consideration, how do you make a simple shuttlecock?

Keeping this in view, how are feather birdies made? “Lower-grade shuttles are made with other feathers from a goose or even duck feathers, and then formed to match a left-winged feather.” … Once the 16 feathers are trimmed, they are stuck by hand into the cork. The feathers are laced together by a machine. The cork is then sealed with a durable white covering.

Moreover, what are two types of birdies?

Types of Birdies

  • Duck Feather Birdies.
  • Goose Feather Birdies.
  • Plastic Birdies.

What are badminton balls called?


How do you make homemade Jianzi?

Jianzi, the Original Hacky Sack!

  1. Cut straw down to the size of the width of the washer. …
  2. Fold slits outwards making a fan shape at the end of the straw, measure to make sure they fit the metal washer.
  3. Attach Duct tape to the fan shaped end.
  4. Center washer over straw and attach it to the tape.

What was the original name of badminton?


What are the badminton rules?


  • 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.
  • The player/pair winning a game serves first in the next game.

How do you play shuttle bat?

How do you make a paper shuttlecock?

Which is best shuttlecock?

best badminton shuttlecock in India

  • Yonex Mavis 350 Nylon Shuttlecock (Pack of 6) …
  • Victor NS 3000 6 Pieces Nylon Shuttlecock (Set of 2) …
  • SUPER SONA Vins Nylon Shuttlecock. …
  • Yonex Mavis 10 Nylon 6 Shuttlecocks. …

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