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Unformatted text preview: Study Guide PAES 143.01 BADMINTON COURT COURT & EQUIPMENT Court size for singles - 13.4 m long x 5.18 m wide Court size for doubles - 13.4 m long x 6.1 m wide Net height - 1.55 m Shuttlecocks - One type has feathers with a cork base, and the other is synthetic (plastic with a rubber base). * We use the synthetic Rackets - Made of lightweight material (e.g. wood/plastic/metal/graphite) * most rackets are now graphite GAME OBJECTIVE The objective of the game is to hit the shuttle over the net into the opponents court where they cannot reach it or return it in play (i.e. they return it into the net or out of court). GENERAL RULES Study Guide PAES 143.01 1. A player cannot touch the net with a racket or body during play. 2. A shuttlecock cannot rest or be carried on the racket. 3. If the shuttlecock hits the net and goes into the opponents court during play the rally continues. 4. A term of service is called an inning....
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- Spring '08