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When do u switch boxes in a doubles game?
Question: When is the only time you and your partner can switch boxes in a doubles game of badminton?
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What happens when the shuttle touches the net and drop onto the other side?
Question : What is the status if the shuttle touches the net and drop on the other side while serving/regular play?
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What makes up a foul in badminton?
Question: What makes up a foule in badminton?
Hi Aoife, thanks for your question.
Generally badminton fouls can be classified …
What happens after a badminton service foul is made?
Question: Rules – if a badminton service foul is made what will happen?
Hi Lauren, thanks for the question.
When you commit a service …
Is yelling during point a misconduct?
Question: Conduct on court – yelling during point
Hi, thanks for your question.
I assume you are asking whether yelling is …
Does a spin of the racquet or toss of a coin determines who starts first in badminton?
Question: A spin of the racquet or toss of a coin can determine who goes first, is this true?
Hi, thanks for the question.
There are …
Badminton Rules: Can the racket cross over the net during play?
Question: While in play is your racket allowed to lean over the net to hit the shuttle or do you have to wait till the shuttle reaches my side of the …
Question on basic badminton rules
Question: How do you play badminton?
Hi Bobby, thanks for the question.
We’re happy to hear someone interested in the sport.
In badminton, …
Crash of rackets of my own teammate in doubles is foul?
Question: Clash of rackets of my own team mate in doubles is foul?
Hi Samuel, thanks for your question.
If your racket clashes with …
Can a racket be switched from right to left hand during a rally?
Question: Whether racket could be switched from right to left hand during a rally?
Hi Praveen, yes you can switch your racket from your …
Is it a foul if I have 2 attempts at a shot but only make contact with the shuttle once?
In single game, when in my 1st attempt i miss the shot (but shuttle is not touch my racket and body).
Quickly i made 2nd attempt at …
Difference between Tennis Net Cord Lets vs Badminton Lets
Question: In tennis, if a serve hits the net but is legal in every other way, you play a let.
Whats the rule in Badminton please?
Where can be the position of playmate during a service?
Question: Where can be the position of playmate during a service?
Hi Ravi, thanks for your question.
During a badminton service in …
Is smashing your opponent’s service legal?
Question: Smash service is legal?
Hi Raja, thanks for your question.
Did you mean the ‘receiver’ moving forward to perform a smash after …
in doubles game who make return of serve is it first or second player?
Question: In doubles game who make return of serve is it first or second player? (I want to know about serve process of doubles)
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Is it possible to retrieve a serve on behalf of a badminton partner?
Question: Suppose…the serve is coming towards my partner,can I hit it?
Hi Swarnendu, thank you for your question.
I’m assuming your …
Is it legal to hold your racket straight up and down on your own side of the net to block an opponents shot?
Question: Is it legal to hold your racket straight up and down on your own side of the net to block an opponents shot? (Especially when you made a poor …
What if the shuttle cock is distorted/bent after a hit and the opponent misses? Whos point is it?
Question: What if the shuttlecock is distorted/bent after a hit and the opponent misses? Whos point is it?
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Explain how to determine which side you should be serving from after each point?
Question: Explain how to determine which side you should be serving from after each point?
Hi Jessica, thanks for your question.
What happens if both players have a same score at 20 points in badminton?
Question: What will happen if the two players had same score at 20 points?
Hi Saina, thanks for your question.
When the score in badminton …
Is it legal to rush forward to smash the shuttle when your opponent makes a service?
Question: Is it allowed a rushing to smash the service? When service is done, opponent will run towards the shuttlecock and try to smash it.
Badminton Rules: Entering the Front Box to Return a Serve
Question: Some players are taking or smashing the service by entering to front box. Is it a foul in badminton? I need detailed answer…
How is a game of Badminton won and what is the proper name?
Question: How is a game of Badminton won and what is the proper name? Thank you!
Hi Liu, thanks for the question.
A badminton …
Are you allowed to return a shuttle with some part of your body (say ur head or your bare hand)
Can I use my non-racket hand to return a shuttle?
Hey Said. It will be a fault when you use your hands to return a shuttle.
Are doubles allowed to play against mixed doubles?
Are doubles allowed to play against mixed doubles?
Official tournaments do not offer such disciplines. Men’s doubles, women’s …
What happens if the racket or player falls down?
If the player or racket falls down while playing is it considered as a re serve or its considered as a point?
Hi Brahma. It is …
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