Origin of badmintonafter Badminton, estate of the Duke of Beaufort
A woman playing badminton.
An example of of a badminton match is when two teams of two players each hit a shuttlecock back and forth over a net on a grass court.
Origin of badmintonAfter Badminton , the Duke of Beaufort's country seat in western England
Lee Chong Wei of
Malaysia at the
2007 Yonex Open Japan
Named after Badminton House, an estate in Gloucestershire owned by the Duke of Beaufort, where the game was first played in England.
The place name is from Old English Badimyncgtun (“estate of (a man called) Baduhelm”).
- The budget-minded sets on the market are fine for family barbecues, but if you are considering entering badminton competitively or even as a "serious" hobby, you should be in the market for some decent equipment.
- You may be tempted to go higher and higher in string tension, but try to stick within your skill level until your game progresses to higher levels and your muscles become better developed for badminton.
- While higher end badminton equipment is no replacement for a good skill set and some exceptional training, they can certainly help increase your potential for playing the game.
- From London by the Great Western railway via Badminton, 402 m.
- Here is Badminton House, the seat of the dukes of Beaufort, standing in a park some io m.