The most accessible racquet sport universally, Badminton has come a long way. It might even be the new favourite sport in the country. But did you know that Badminton finds its origins in India?
The game was a leisure activity for the British officers posted in Pune (then Poona). The first set of rules was even formulated in this very city! Soon, with the expansion of the British Empire, the sport reached more parts of the world to become what we know it today as.
Rules, Benefits and Requirements
Usually played indoors, with racquets and shuttlecocks, a Badminton match is either singles (1v1) or doubles (2v2). Being an established sport, badminton has its own rules and range of techniques for players to get better at the game. Serious players even follow specific drills, exercises and diets to ensure they’re in the best form they could be.
Studies show that playing the sport helps de-stress one’s mind and body. As it is an easy sport to learn and one for all ages. Playing badminton is a popular means of bonding with friends and family, around the world.
Though enjoyed outdoors, to make the game a lot more competitive and fair to both sides, it’s best to play on a professional court.
Luckily, the rise of the sport in the past years has given birth to new badminton courts across the globe. All courts are bookable on Playo. These are professional courts catering to the standards of BWF, helping you finesse your skills in a professional setting.
We also have a repository of information on how to choose the right racquet to a curated list of racquets and other equipment available online for you to refer to every step of the way in your badminton journey.
For beginners and professionals, from equipment to technique, this is your one stop solution for everything Badminton related.
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