Who serves first in badminton?

Who Serves First in Badminton?

When starting a badminton match, you need to decide who is going to start serving. There are several ways to do it, so I have written this post in order to explain all the different options. So, who serves first in badminton? In order to decide who serves first in badminton, players usually place the shuttle on top of the …

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Badminton Defense Shot

What is a defense shot in badminton? A defense shot in badminton is when you return a smash from your opponent, usually with a stroke from below your waist. This shot is used both in singles and in doubles. The main objective of this shot is to keep yourself inside the rally after your opponent has performed a very offensive …

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Badminton Vocabulary – The Guide to Understanding All Badminton Words

In this post, we are going to explain to you what all the words in badminton mean. After reading this post, you will have all the badminton vocabulary necessary to understand badminton and its uniqueness. If you see any word missing, we would be grateful if you could let us know in the comments below so we can add it …

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How Do You Improve Court Coverage in Badminton?

The short answer is that, to improve court coverage in badminton, you need to learn the perfect central base position and the perfect ready position depending on the location of the shuttle. Moreover, you need to learn how to move faster with your footwork. With these improvements in your skillset, you will improve court coverage in badminton. Before we get …

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Badminton Clear Shot – The First Shot a Beginner Should Learn

In this post, we are going to talk about the badminton clear. As a beginner, this is the first shot you need to master before moving onto other shots. For singles, this is probably the most used shot of all and it is used in the neutral play when neither player has the initiative of the rally. Before we get …

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Badminton vs Squash

Which matches last longer, badminton matches or squash matches? Which sport burns more calories per hour played, badminton or squash? What is the difference in court measurements between badminton and squash? Which sport is more practiced, badminton or squash? If you have ever asked yourself (or Google) any of these questions or any other one that compares badminton vs squash, you …

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What Is the Ready Position in Badminton?

Ready position in badminton is the position in which you await the next shot from your opponent. It is the position you are in just before performing the split step. It is used because it helps you to react faster to the shot from your opponent. Depending on the modality you are playing and on the specific moment within the …

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Why Is Balance Important in Badminton?

Balance is a vital aspect of the match because it enables swiftness – allowing you to receive more shots, move across the court faster, and to be more accurate in your game. Not only that but perfecting the balance you need allows you to remain more flexible, and also reduces the risk of injury. That’s why balance is important in …

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Badminton Court Size in Feet & Meters (With Drawings)

If you have any doubts about the size of the badminton court, this is the post to read. In this post, we are going to explain all the different sizes of a badminton court, both in feet and meters. All the information from this post is taken from the Laws of Badminton from the Badminton World Federation. Do you want …

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Badminton Shoes – The Ultimate Guide to Answer All Your Questions

Badminton shoes are an important part of your badminton equipment and gear. They protect you against injuries or falls. They also help you move faster and more securely through the court. In this post, I am going to answer all the questions you can possibly have about badminton shoes. I will also give you some maintenance recommendations for keeping your …