It’s Great for Burning Calories.
Lose weight playing badminton. With vigorous singles badminton you will burn 1,000 calories per hour.
It’s Great for Reflexes.
Badminton is the fastest racquet sport on the planet. A shuttlecock launches off the racquet face of a top player's racquet at well over 200 mph.
It’s Family Fun.
Badminton can be played by anyone at almost any age and up to almost any age. So kids can easily play with parents.
It’s Size Independent.
For some sports like basketball and volleyball your height gives you a substantial advantage over your opponent. A 7 foot athletic player is more likely to be a centre than someone who is only 6 feet tall. With badminton you have extremely skilled players that are tall but some of the best in the world are well under 6 feet
Many contact sports are continually coming under scrutiny for life enduring injuries such as concussions. Badminton is not a contact sport and is therefore a safe sport.
Badminton is the second most played sport in the world. The only sport more popular is soccer.