Badminton

Best Shuttlecock for Windy Weather

Badminton is a sport that has been around since the 16th century. The sport is professionally played indoors and is included in the Olympic Games.  Badminton is very popular in Asian countries such as China and India with these countries producing some of the World’s best players.  The object of badminton is to hit the

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Best Shuttlecock for Outdoor Play

Although badminton is always played indoors professionally, it can also be an enjoyable experience for those playing recreationally outdoors! Playing badminton indoors is about competitiveness and honing skills with training and practice. Playing outdoors is a popular, more casual activity for family/friends to enjoy.    More people play badminton as a fun recreational activity outdoors now

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Best Shuttlecock for Indoor Badminton

Compared to other racquet sports, badminton has an added challenge when playing outdoors. Badminton shuttlecocks have a high top speed. Therefore, shuttlecock flight is highly affected by wind. For this reason, competitive badminton is always played indoors.  Badminton is also played as a casual recreational activity, often in a garden (yard) or beach setting. However,

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Best Shuttlecock for Beginners

Badminton is very appealing! In fact, it is England’s most popular racquet sport. More than ½ a million people are swinging a racquet there at least once a week.  As a beginner just starting out, its appeal may be all in the simplicity.  At first, concentrate on just keeping the shuttle from hitting the floor

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Best Badminton Racquet for Intermediate Player

Badminton is a racquet sport played by using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. The most common forms of the game are ‘singles’ and ‘doubles’. Singles is played with one player per side and doubles with two players per side.  Badminton is often played as a casual outdoor activity in a yard or

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Best Badminton Racquet for Plastic Shuttle

Why use a plastic shuttle in badminton? In order to find the best badminton racquet for plastic shuttle use, let’s understand the difference in plastic (synthetic nylon) shuttles and feather shuttles.  Players often refer to synthetic shuttles as plastics and feathered shuttlecocks as feathers. In a plastic shuttle, the shuttle base and shuttle basket are

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Best Badminton String for Plastic Shuttles

Do strings matter in Badminton? String and string tension can make a difference in your badminton game. It’s important to take the time to ensure you have the appropriate setup for your game. So what’s the best badminton string for plastic shuttles? What is a Plastic Shuttle? In a plastic shuttle, the shuttle base and

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