What are the rules of scoring in badminton?

Badminton scoring system A point is scored on every serve and awarded to whichever side wins the rally. The winning side gets the next serve. If the score is 20-20, a side must win by two clear points to win the game. If it reaches 29-29, the first to get their 30th point wins.

What are the 10 badminton rules?

Top 10 Badminton Rules

  • Match Makeup.
  • Using Shuttlecocks.
  • Proper Equipment.
  • Court Requirements.
  • Correct Service.
  • Serving and Receiving Courts.
  • Change of Ends.
  • Faults.

What are the 4 key badminton rules?


  • A player must wait until his opponent is ready before serving.
  • The feet of both players must remain in a stationary position until the serve is made.
  • It is not a fault if you miss the shuttle while serving.
  • The shuttle cannot be caught and slung with the racket.

What are the 6 main rules of badminton?

Scoring Rules

  • The shuttle does not land in appropriate service court.
  • Stepping forward while you serve.
  • A serve or shot lands out of bounds off the court (lines of the court count as in bounds)
  • The shuttle does not make over the net, goes under, or is hit into the net.
  • The shuttle is hit before it crosses over the net.

Which shoes are used for badminton?

Badminton is an indoor sport and generally, you can wear sports shoes for badminton that are worn for indoor sports. Table tennis shoes, volleyball shoes and racquet ball shoes are all general fine for badminton too.

What is the maximum score in badminton?

Counting of points continue even after 21 points. You will ONLY be announced as the winner if you lead by 2 points (For example, 22-20, 23-21, 24-22…) However the maximum points for an official badminton game is 30 points.

Is it true that points can only be scored by the serving side?

-Points are scored only by the serving side when it serves an ace or wins a rally. When the serving side loses a rally, it loses the serve. Losing the serve is called an “out” in singles and a “handout” in doubles. -A game is won by the side first scoring 15 points.

How many points should Players earn to win first set?

Matches are played best of five sets. The first four sets are played to 25 points, with the final set being played to 15 points. A team must win a set by two points. There is no ceiling, so a set continues until one of the teams gains a two-point advantage.

How do you measure a badminton shoe?

Size of your shoe

  1. Always measure the size of your foot in cm at home instead of going to a shop and asking the shopkeeper to give shoe of size.
  2. Measure both of your foot because some of the people have unequal foot and if you are one of those then go for size of your larger foot.

Can I use running shoes for badminton?

Before going into the rest of this article, I want to make a disclaimer: Playing badminton with running shoes is highly not recommended. Due to the design of running shoes, there is a high chance of getting injured wearing them to play badminton.