GPE3_MODULE2.docx - Module 2 Badminton WHAT WILL YOU LEARN FROM THIS MODULE At the end of this module you should be able to Explain the nature and

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Module 2: BadmintonWHAT WILL YOU LEARN FROM THIS MODULE? History and Origin of Badminton
The game was originated from the ancient civilization of Europe and Asia knownas Battledore (bat or Paddle) and Shuttlecock more than 2000 years ago.In the 1600s, Battledore and shuttlecock was an upper class pastime in Englandand many European countries. The roots of the sport can be traced to ancient Greece,China, and India, and it is closely related to the old children's game battledore andshuttlecock.Contemporary BadmintonIn the 1800s, in India, a contemporary form of Badminton called Poona, wasplayed where a net was introduced and players hit the shuttlecock across the net.British officers in the mid-1800s took this game back to England, introduced as a gamewhere it became popular.Who introduced badminton in the Philippines?11
Development of theBadmintonEvents1934International Federation was formed, with initial member’s including England, Wales, Ireland, Scotland, Denmark, Holland, Canada, New Zealand and France.

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