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History of Badminton.

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Josef Bernal

on 16 January 2013

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To understand the History of Badminton, first you need to understand various games that were played long before Badminton. Let us bring you back to centuries ago where it all began... History of Badminton. Ti Jian Zi (5th century B.C) Ti Jian Zi means kicking the shuttle, which means that the objective of the game is to keep the shuttle from hitting the ground without using the hands. Battledore and Shuttlecock Played in China, Japan and India. Battledore for paddle which is used to hit a shuttlecock back and forth. It has became popular by 16th century among children in England. It is also known as Jeu De Volant in Europe, Poona in India. " The Badminton Game. " In 1873, the Duke of Beaufort held a lawn party in his country place, and during that day a game of Poona was played in his land which eventually became popular amongst a small group of people. Then formed a group called " Bath Badminton Club. " which soon formed rules in playing badminton. Badminton in the World. The sport quickly spread from England to the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, and Europe. Even though men first played it, women became enthusiastic about it, and interest now is about equally divided.

The growth of badminton's popularity in the British Isles is evidenced by the fact that in 1920 there were 300 badminton clubs in England, about 500 in 1930, and over 9,000 in the British Isles soon after the World War II. International Badminton Federation. ( IBF ) By 1934, the International Badminton Federation was formed with Nine Countries participating - Canada, Denmark, England, France, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Scotland and Wales. Sir George A. Thomas, Baronet being its first president. The first tournament was held during the 1956-57 season. Ever Since the number of world events has increased to seven, with the addition of the Uber Cup (ladies' team), World Championships, Sudirman Cup (mixed team), World Juniors, World Grand Prix Finals and the World Cup. Badminton was first contested as an official Olympic sport at the 1992 Olympic games in Barcelona, Spain. Badminton Today Badminton is a game that somewhat resembles tennis and volleyball and involves the use of a net, lightweight rackets, and a shuttlecock, a cork ball fitted with stabilizing feathers. It is played by two or four players, either indoors or outdoors. New competitions are planned including one-off spectaculars and the development of a SuperSeries. It is anticipated that these will attract greater sponsorship, prize money and television.

Badminton has a rich history and its future looks even brighter... Group Members : Redondo Velasco
CJ Acosta
Che Calderon
Art Man
Shin Jeong Hun
Jomz Sebastian
Josef Bernal Future of Badminton Submitted to:
Sir Arnel Reyes
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