- Badminton is the Fastest Racket Sport with shuttle clocking speed in excess of 200 mph.
- The best shuttlecocks are made from the feathers from the left wing of a goose.
- Ireland is one of the nine founding member nations of the International Badminton federation.
- Badminton is the second most played sport in the world after Soccer.
- The most successful badminton countries in the world are China and Indonesia, who have won 70% of all BWF events between them.
- In one match, a badminton player will run, step and jump the equivalent of 2 kilometers or 1.25 miles.
- Professional badminton players often jump two feet in the air to make a shot and are considered some of the most fit athletes in the world.
This week is European week of sport! One of the many events occuring this week is National Fitness day.To celebrate national finess day we are holding an open evening on Thursday the 27th of September. So if you are new to badminton, returning to badminton or looking for an indoor sport to try drop into St Multose hall Thursday evening @ 20:45 and give it a try.
We are delighted to welcome Nime to Kinsale Badminton club to coach us over the next few weeks starting tomorrow night! Anyone interested in joining the coaching session it's 8:30 to 10:30pm and its €5 to cover the cost of the coach.
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Club nights start Tuesday 04/09/2018
St Multose Hall
Tuesday and Thursday nights
8:30 to 10:30 pm
New members welcome!
Sam and Chloe Magee have guaranteed Ireland's first ever medal at the European Badminton Championships. They take on Danish super stars and number 1 seeds Nielsen/Pedersen this evening. Follow this link to see live streaming of the match
The destination for this years KBC tour is Waterford May 5th and 6th, €125 per person sharing for two nights. If interested let Peter know (€20 deposit before Friday).
This years Christmas fun tournament will take place on December 15th and our Christmas night out will take place on December the 17th details to follow.