Playing badminton is such a cool and challenging game. Moreover, it is great if it’s introduced to kids especially, nowadays with the new rapidly emerging technologies. Many kids tend to use other mediums such as computers, Nintendo DS, Wii, PSP and other electronic items to keep themselves entertained. This is indeed fun; however, it does not make them really healthy, unlike what sports can offer. Introducing them to sports is indeed very incomparable with those digital electronic gadgets that would cost them more money when they have to pay for software and hardware. These gadgets also give children reasons to get lazy and unproductive. Thus teaching badminton to kids in a fun and proper way will help them enjoy it, give them exercise, as well as give them the opportunity to be great players in the future.

Everyone can play badminton, regardless of age, gender, nationality, religion. Even players with disabilities can play this game. It would be better if children start playing badminton at a younger age, for them to have a long time practicing the game. I’m not saying that it would be too late to play badminton if you plan to start it from a middle age, but it would be good to start to nurture a badminton player at a young age.

I know teaching badminton to kids has never been easy. Coaches should help them understand the game itself from the rules, techniques/styles, equipment and the perseverance to endure the game up to the end of the game. However, kids can be taught and disciplined easily in a proper manner. Thus it is very important to let them have fun, never to pressure them or stress them out, guide them properly and teach them well for them to definitely love and excel at this sport. In short, have them enjoy the game and bit by bit teach them how to discipline themselves by introducing the rules and techniques. With this way of introducing them, the sport itself makes them realize the enjoyment and the healthy benefits they get in playing the game.

Lastly, teaching badminton to kids can be very challenging. However, if coaches could teach them properly in a way that they won’t get bored, they will definitely help these kids love this sport a lot as well as help develop these kids to be future badminton idols.

Let us encourage kids to start playing the game! Enjoy playing badminton everyone! :)

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