If you are just starting to get into the sport, whether you are ages 6 or 60, watch this wonderful short video, Birdie in Flight: The Science of Badminton.

Credits to Emily Driscoll for the video 

For information on what is badminton? What equipment does one need to start playing? Where to play? How does one score in badminton? What are the rules? And for an animated guide on badminton for beginners, visit https://www.teamusa.org/usa-badminton/athletes/badminton-basics.