like tennis, in badminton you hit a "ball" over a net with a racket. however for badminton you hit a "shuttlecock" which is the ball with feathers. the racket for badminton is also much lighter than a tennis racket mostly because the "ball" is lighter. badminton net is also higher, but not as high as a volleyball net
Badminton rackets are much smaller the rackets are made to hit light objects like the shuttle cock. These rackets do not have as much broad frame as one of tennis. they are much cheaper.
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Badminton racket weigh between 75 and 95 grams including the strings.
Summer season. As there is not much wind.
The average badminton player will earn approx £18,000 per annum from the government.
Badminton come from England in the 16 hundreds ish. It comes from a game that they used to play like badminton, but with one person and no court or net. Like snooker it was invented by British Officers stationed in India in the mid 1700s. It came from the much earlier Eurpoean game of Shuttlecock and Battledor, the earliest form of which was extant in Greece about 2000 years ago.