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					To properly play a game like badminton, you’ve got to start with good
equipment. This includes a badminton racket. They used to be only made
out of wood, yet now with modern technology there have been rackets that
are made out of durable and lighter metals like titanium, aluminum, and
carbon composites.

The cheapest will always be the carbon composites, then the aluminum,
then the titanium. The titanium is the most expensive badminton racket
usually due to the extreme light weight. Typically, the most common
badminton racket designs that are purchased today are either carbon
composite or aluminum. In the past it would have been wood, but the
wooden badminton rackets have been proven to be short lived, especially
when that is used by young children or other youth.

The game of badminton has been one that has evolved through the course of
time from its British roots to the game that it is today. There are some
tournaments that require specific badminton racket designs and these are
usually going to cost a pretty penny. Most of these designs use carbon or
carbon composite based fibers that are created for the strings. These
have a good tensile strength and have been proven to survive the abuse
that can occur with a badminton racket during a game.

Most people buy one with the intent of just having fun   at home or perhaps
with a group of friends who set up a league. This type   of badminton
racket is usually wooden or a carbon based design that   is durable and
cheap. Many of these types will come in a set complete   with other
badminton equipment.

Many times these types of packages are meant for parties or get-togethers
where the intent is to have fun and not in keeping score. There are the
rare few situations where the competitive spirit prevails, but these
packages of badminton rackets, birdies and nets are great for the novice.

Badminton is considered a sport that few play, yet those that do consider
it to be one that relies on skill and balance. The true players know how
to use their abilities to shine in times where it matters most. The less
experienced players usually rely on power and succumb to the skills of
the other players. This is where a good badminton racket can help a
learning player develop the skills that are needed to make the game more
challenging and also to help them rely more on skill rather than power.

As a rare sport, badminton has been one that is like croquet, it is one
that is rarely played, but one that is highly enjoyed by those that take
the time to properly learn how to play it.