Badminton is an Olympic sport that you play with a racket and a shuttlecock. Badminton is a very fast and explosive sport. In singles games, you can easily cover more than five kilometres per match, and smashes can reach speeds of more than 300 kilometres per hour.
Safety measures coronavirus:
- Adhere to the RIVM guidelines and the guidelines of the TU Delft.
- Keeping 1.5 metres distance is no longer a rule, but you are advised to still do so.
- Any symptoms: stay at home and get tested.
- Good hygiene remains important.
- If you take part in activities that fall under your X subscription, make sure you have your Campus Card or X card with you.
- Inside Cafe X and at some events, a COVID certificate is required.
During the course you learn the basic skills and rules of badminton. Badminton is a very technical sport. You learn the basic postures, the footwork, and how to hold you racket. Furthermore, you get started with the different techniques, like the service, clear, drop shot, lob and smash. Also, you learn about the rules.
With an X subscription you can reserve a space or field for free, so that you can play badminton independently in addition to the course lessons and/or association training sessions. Book a time slot online via the page Book a space as X member.
If you want to play a game or train with others, all attendees must be in possession of an X subscription. On the X subscription page you will find an overview of the types of subscriptions and rates. Among other things, you have the opportunity to try out the offer and facilities for a week at a reduced rate.
In order to practice without supervision you need an X-subscription.Check the rates
Wear comfortable sports clothes and indoor shoes. Bring your own racket and shuttlecocks.
In addition to a group course or self-practice, you can also join the Delft Student Badminton Association ‘United Shuttles Smashing Right’ (DSBA-USSR). The DSBA-USSR trains at X and competes in regional and national competitions. For more information regarding try-outs and becoming a member, please visit the DSBA-USSR website.