The game of badminton originated in Siam, China over 2,000 years ago. It was brought to England in 1870 and was played somewhat like tennis. After being played in Canada, badminton arrived in America and has been popular since 1929. Since 1992, badminton has been an Olympic sport, with bird speeds reaching 100 m.p.h.
Accordingly, what is the objective of badminton and its nature when played?
Badminton – an overview and history of the sport
The aim of the game is to win points by hitting a shuttlecock across the net and into your opponent’s court forcing your opponent to make an error and be unable to return the shuttlecock back.
Also to know is, what is the nature and background of tennis?
The modern game of tennis originated in Birmingham, England, in the late 19th century as lawn tennis. It had close connections both to various field (lawn) games such as croquet and bowls as well as to the older racket sport today called real tennis.
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.
Benefits of Badminton
- Badminton is a Total Body Workout. …
- Socialising. …
- Badminton Improves Your Mental Wellbeing. …
- Heart Health. …
- Badminton Helps Reduce Health Risks. …
- Increased Life Expectancy. …
- Improved Mobility. …
- Badminton is a Flexible Exercise.
During game play, all official badminton rules should be followed to ensure fairness and safety. Teammates should practice communication to avoid collisions and accidental racket strikes. At no time should the shuttlecock be played directly at an opponent. Doing so could lead to eye injuries.
Page 1. BADMINTON RULES. Objective: To hit a shuttlecock across the net to land in your opponent’s court without having them return it using their own racket. If it is hit by your opponent then a rally occurs until the shuttle is either hit out of the designated area or lands on the court before being hit.
Badminton takes its name from Badminton House—home of the Duke of Beaufort in the English county of Gloucestershire. In 1873, the Duke is credited with bringing a version of the game—Poona—back from India and introducing it to his guests.
17 Fundamental skills of badminton
|S.N||Basic Badminton Skills||Types|
|1||Grip||Back Hand Forehand|
|2||Stance||Attacking Stance Defensive Stance Net Stance|
|3||Footwork||Move only 2-3 steps backward. Shuffle only 1 step sidewards. Move only 2-3 steps front|
|4||Serve||High Serve Low Serve|