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Can you play volleyball with a badminton net?

Last Updated: 8th April, 2020

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The simple answer is no, Badminton and Volleyball nets are very different. Volleyball courts are much wider and longer than a Badminton court so the net is much longer. The holes in a Volleyball net are also a lot bigger, Badminton nets being much smaller to stop the shuttle passing through.

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Consequently, does Badminton use a net?

Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. Although it may be played with larger teams, the most common forms of the game are "singles" (with one player per side) and "doubles" (with two players per side).

Beside above, what is the standard size of a badminton net? 5-feet

Likewise, people ask, what is the difference between badminton and volleyball?

Differences between volleyball and badminton: In badminton, you only receive points on your serve, but in volleyball, you get points for hitting the ball over the net and on the ground of the opponents side. In volleyball, you can use both overhand and underhand serves, but in badminton, you can only use underhand.

What should be the height of volleyball net?

The height of the net shall be 2.43 m (7' 11 5/8") for men and 2.24 m (7' 4 1/8") for women. The net height is measured from the center of the playing court with a measuring device.

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Why is it called badminton?

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What can legally touch the net in badminton?

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How long is a volleyball net?

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Can we use basketball shoes for badminton?

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How big is a volleyball court?

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How big is a singles badminton court?

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