Edlc 6th. year. badminton.by jauregui

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Edlc 6th. year. badminton.by jauregui

  1. 1. BadmintonBadminton
  2. 2.  It is a racquet sport played by either twoIt is a racquet sport played by either two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairsopposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs (doubles)(doubles)  They take positions on opposite halves of aThey take positions on opposite halves of a rectangular court that is divided by a net.rectangular court that is divided by a net.  To try to win a point, players ‘smash’ the shuttleTo try to win a point, players ‘smash’ the shuttle by jumping up and hitting it really hard over theby jumping up and hitting it really hard over the net.net.  They dive and run around the small court tryingThey dive and run around the small court trying to stop the shuttle from hitting the floor andto stop the shuttle from hitting the floor and trying to hit it back over the net.trying to hit it back over the net.  Each side may only strike the shuttlecock onceEach side may only strike the shuttlecock once before it passes over the net.before it passes over the net.
  3. 3.  Each of the players takes turn to serve theEach of the players takes turn to serve the shuttle and the first player or team to get twenty-shuttle and the first player or team to get twenty- one points is the winner provided they win byone points is the winner provided they win by two points or more.two points or more.  Otherwise they play until a player or team scoresOtherwise they play until a player or team scores two more points than their opponent or until onetwo more points than their opponent or until one of them reaches 30 points.of them reaches 30 points.  The beginnings of badminton can be traced toThe beginnings of badminton can be traced to mid-18th century British India, where it wasmid-18th century British India, where it was created by British military officers stationedcreated by British military officers stationed there.there.
  4. 4.  The shuttlecock (or shuttle) is a featheredThe shuttlecock (or shuttle) is a feathered (or plastic, mainly in uncompetitive games)(or plastic, mainly in uncompetitive games) projectile whose unique aerodynamicprojectile whose unique aerodynamic properties cause it to fly differently thanproperties cause it to fly differently than the balls used in most racquet sportsthe balls used in most racquet sports  Shuttlecocks have a much higher topShuttlecocks have a much higher top speed, when compared to other racquetspeed, when compared to other racquet sports.sports.  Because shuttlecock flight is affected byBecause shuttlecock flight is affected by wind, competitive badminton is playedwind, competitive badminton is played indoors.indoors.
  5. 5.  Badminton is also played outdoors as aBadminton is also played outdoors as a casual recreational activity, often as acasual recreational activity, often as a garden or beach game.garden or beach game.

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