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Badminton_Lecture_1[1] - Badminton Lecture 1 Badminton is...

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Badminton Lecture 1 Badminton is played with rackets on a court divided by a net. What separates it from the other crop of racquet-centered sports is the use of a shuttlecock, which cannot touch the ground during a play. Badminton can either be played indoors or outdoors, however due to the probability of inclement weather, tournaments are most often played indoors. In a singles game one person on each side of the net; and in a doubles match, two people are on each side of the net.
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Badminton lecture 1 cont. In badminton, a typical rally in a singles consists of a serve and subsequent high deep shots hit to the baseline. When a short clear or other type of set-up is forced, a smash shot normally wins the point. Also, errors from one players incurs a point for the opposing player. Players who are patient and commit few errors often win the match.
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Badminton lecture 1 cont. In a doubles match, there are fewer clears and more low serves, drives and net play. Nonetheless, the smash often terminates the point. In doubles competition, the need for patience and the absence of unforced errors is much more pronounced. Team play and strategy are vital!
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Badminton lecture 1 cont. A victor in a game of badminton makes it to 15 points first, except for women’s singles when a game is 11 points—the best of three qualifies as a match. The sides have the option to switch side after the second game. In badminton, a game does not need to be won when a player leads by 2 points.
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Badminton lecture 1 cont.
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Badminton lecture 1 cont. Before rackets were made wholly made of
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