Author: mabowles

  • Protective Eyewear On Court?

    Protective eye wear? Why would anyone want to wear protective eye wear on the badminton court? The obvious answer to protect your eyes! Do accidents happen on court? You bet! Just in our St. Louis club alone, two players have been hit in the eye in recent years, one with a shuttle and one with […]

  • Giant Shuttles in the United States?

    Giant shuttles in the United States? Where? Who is responsible for them? What’s the story? Knowledgeable tournament badminton players and badminton fans in the United States will be happy to tell you about the giant shuttles located in Kansas City, Missouri, in the heartland of the USA. July 10, 1994, was the dedication day for […]

  • A Game of…

    A GAME OF A N G L E S A game of angles, Oh, that it is! Badminton, you say, That bird-hitting biz.

  • Why do we Play this Sport?

    When one takes the time to reflect on the sport of badminton, one begins to wonder why he or she is attracted to this sport. Why do people want to play? What draws them to the badminton court? For many players, the sport of badminton is fun. Many people play the game for enjoyment – […]