PE-10333.pdf - History and Development Games with a shuttlecock are widely believed to have originated in ancient Greece about 2000 years ago where it

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History and Development- Games with a shuttlecock are widely believed to have originated in ancient Greece, about 2000 years ago where it was played as a child’s game called battledoreand shuttlecock. - In the 1860s, the Duke of Beaufort entertained soldiers at his “Badminton House.”At this time, the men referred to the game as Poona(because it was played in the city of Pune, India by British soldiers). - The Duke’s non-military friends preferred to call Poona “the badminton game,” and thus the game came to be called “Badminton.”- In 1877, the first badminton club in the world, Bath Badminton Club, formally wrote out the badminton rules. ** The All England Open Badminton Championships (the first badminton competition in the world) was played in 1899. ** Rules and RegulationsA badmintonmatch is played to the best of three games. A coin toss determines first serve or choice of side. The object of a badminton game is to hit the badminton shuttlecock over the badminton net and onto the ground within bounds on your opponent's side of the court. A rally can also be lost by hitting the shuttle into the badminton net, out of bounds, before it crosses the net to your side, or if it strikes your clothing or body rather than your badminton racket. Badminton Scoring FormatsIn serviceplay, the traditional scoring format, a badminton game is won by scoring 15 points in doubles and men's singles, or 11 points in women's singles. In rallyplay, 21 points are needed to win a badminton game. In service play, only the serving team may score a point. If the rally is lost, service passes to the opponent in singles play. In doubles play, except for the first service of a game, each player on a team is permitted to serve at least once before service is lost. In rallyplay, a point can be
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