Description of badminton

Badminton is:
• a net game
• played on a rectangular court
• a volleying game, using rackets and shuttlecocks
• a game where rallies begin with an underarm serve
The aim of the game is to score points by:
• landing the shuttlecock in your opponent’s court
• forcing your opponent to hit the shuttlecock out of the court
• forcing your opponent to hit the shuttlecock into the net
• striking your opponent’s body with the shuttle