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Top 5 Badminton Books

Top 5 Badminton Books

Table of Contents


  1. Badminton for Beginners
  2. Badminton Handbook: Training, Tactics, Competition
  3. High Performance Badminton
  4. Skills, Drills & Strategies for Badminton
  5. Coaching Badminton 101

1. Badminton for Beginners

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Badminton for Beginners is written by Stephen Plitt and released in 2017. This book is a helpful guide for beginners who are looking to start playing badminton. Everything is explained in basic terms and explanations, making it easy to understand for the readers. Some topics in the book include the history and development of badminton, rules, and regulations, fundamentals of badminton, required equipment, footwork strategies, effective strategies, terms and safety concerns, and important tips. This easy to understand guide is suited for anyone interested in playing badminton for fun as a hobby or to play competitively.

2. Badminton Handbook: Training, Tactics, Competition

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Badminton Handbook: Training, Tactics, Competition is written by Bernd-Volkner Brahms and was published in 2009. The book has two sections: the first talks about training theory and the second part talks about background information. This training manual gives readers an insight into the world of badminton. Some things topics covered in the book include training, techniques, tactics for singles/doubles, and tips from professionals. The book also includes many graphics and photos. Brahms combines training theory with background information to provide insightful details about badminton and advice to improve as a player.

3. High Performance Badminton

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High Performance Badminton is written by Mark Golds and Martin Andrew and was published in 2016. This book is geared towards aspiring badminton players who wish to improve their skills. It is filled with advice on how players can improve their game, alongside a section with tips and advice from professional players. Topics included in the book are the mental and physical approach to badminton, nutrition, training, skill development, and tactics. The book aims to help players prepare their bodies, practice proper nutrition, and help develop their skills for optimal performance. There are diagrams and illustrations included to full help readers gain knowledge.

4. Skills, Drills & Strategies for Badminton

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Skills, Drills & Strategies for Badminton is written by Donald C. Paup and was published in 2000. This book is a part of the Teach, Coach, Play series, and aims to help readers improve and develop their performance and skills by helping them master skills that range from simple to complex. The book explains the content in a simple format and teaches readers the basics, drills, and techniques. This book includes content on the history of badminton, conditioning activities, warm-up ideas, equipment, skills, rules, scoring, etiquette, drills, and a variety of strategies. Skills, Drills & Strategies for Badminton aims to help players improve their technique and reach optimal results.

5. Coaching Badminton 101

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Coaching Badminton 101 is written by Gong Chen and Carol Chen and released in 2009. This book is good for anyone who wishes to learn badminton for fun or for anyone who wishes to learn how to teach, coach, or play badminton. The book provides the fundamental skills and advanced skills needed to improve badminton skills alongside illustrations, diagrams, and photographs to ensure the reader can best understand. There is also a session plan in the book which helps coaches and teachers on how to conduct their lessons to ensure they are teaching effectively. Coaching Badminton 101 expresses how playing badminton can be fun given proper training.



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