This e-learning platform is co-created by Thomas Laybourn, Danish player, former World number 1, World Champion, and professional coach. Squash, on the other hand, has fewer players. It is one of the toughest shot to defend. This is because it is easier to perform than a backhand standard smash.In this shot, the idea is the same as the forehand standard smash, with the difference that the shuttle is on the other side of the body. Badminton is the world’s fastest racket sport that demands precise hand-eye coordination, strategy, agility, and much more. Being in a forced position, it is more likely that you will not manage to reach it.In doubles, the story is very different. Otherwise, your opponent will move the base point a bit more towards the parallel side and will have an easier time returning your smash.You need to be careful with this, though. The feathers shall have a uniform length between 62 mm (2.5 As for squash, the ball measurements are defined by the This means that the average point in squash has 2.1 and 2.7 times more strokes per rally than badminton has.Until now we have compared everything related to the game itself. Smashing diagonal in doubles is even more dangerous than in singles. Then read on!Time is one of the most important common question when comparing badminton and squash. It is a smash done with a forehand grip, on the racket side of the body.Depending on how high the shuttle is when you hit it, the trajectory will be more or less steep. The fastest badminton smash in a doubles game is 332 Km/h by Fu Haifeng, in a singles match is 305 Km/h by Taufik Hidayat and off court under lab conditions is 421 Km/h by Tan Boon Heong. What is the difference in court measurements between badminton and squash? In this post, we are going to compare everything that can be compared between badminton and squash.

Therefore, your racket will go over your head in order to hit the shuttle.The jump smash is a smash done with a forehand grip, on the racket side of the body. Whereas the squash court is 32 feet long and 21 feet wide (9.75 x 6.4 meters), the However, it is worth noting that the area where a badminton player moves is only half of a badminton court, whereas in squash the court is fully used by both players.With that in mind, the badminton court area for each player is 22 feet long instead of 44 feet long, so the area that the players need to cover in squash is 1.4 times longer and 1.2 times wider than the area the players need to cover in badminton.As we said before, rackets are heavily regulated, especially when it comes to dimensions. This means that the average effective playing time for squash is 3.4 that of badminton.Here badminton takes the lead, being the fastest racket sport on earth.The fastest ever shot in squash was 282 km/h (175 mph). They are so important that their requirements are heavily regulated. As for squash, the As far as the projectiles are concerned, the difference in size is quite significant, but mainly due to the different shape, which makes it difficult to compare.The shuttle shall have 16 feathers fixed in the base.

This smash clocked up to 407 kmph and is recorded as the third fastest smash of all times.

If you want to learn a bit more about what a badminton smash is or when to use one, be sure to read on.As I said before, a smash shot in badminton is an offensive shot that is hit usually at the back of the court and that has a downwards and straight trajectory, landing in the center of the court of the other player.The trajectory is downwards because this is an offensive shot so the main goal is for the shuttle to reach the floor as fast as possible.The trajectory is straight because smashes are the fastest badminton shot. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it.

Then look no further than badminton, the fastest-paced racket sport in the world. On the other hand, according to the Guinness World Records, the fastest ever shot in badminton was 426 km/h (264.7 mph). Well, badminton is a very important sport in both India and China and, those two being the two most populated countries in the world, they help badminton be present in this ranking. The highest male earner according to Our final section compares the calories burned in both sports.As much as we would like to give badminton the winning side, evidence demonstrates the opposite. I was looking online for a good definition of what a smash shot in badminton is but I couldn’t find it, so I decided to create this post to answer the question precisely and thoroughly.In the image below you can see a drawing of the trajectory of a badminton smash. It basically a movement from a higher altitude to the surface with huge speed. As we mentioned in our So, in doubles, you should be smashing whenever you are in the back of the court and the shuttle is high enough that you will manage to give it a downwards trajectory.Since you have a partner covering the court with you, it is less critical whether you are in a forced position or not. The duration of the average rally is shorter in badminton. In doubles, directing your smash to the body of your opponents is common practice and it is not considered rude.Another good location to smash is to the center of the court, between your two opponents. Therefore, it should be done only in very rare circumstances where, for whatever reason, you might see a big advantage by choosing that shot.And with this, we have arrived at the end of this post. Which matches last longer, badminton matches or squash matches? This means that the average duration of a match for squash is between 2.4 and 4 times that of badminton.If you are currently playing squash and are thinking about giving badminton a try, you can check our The difference holds also true when it comes to effective playing time.According to the study from the University of Granada, the average effective playing time was a bit more than 9 minutes for badminton.As for squash, the average effective playing time is much higher, being 31 minutes if you extrapolate the data from the study from the English Institute of Sport. Do you have any other comments on the post? According to a study done by the Regarding squash, according to a study done by the Also, matches are, on average, shorter in badminton than in squash. Well, shuttlecocks for a competition can weigh between 4.75 to 5.50 g (0.168 to 0.194 oz), whereas squash balls can weigh between 23 to 25 g (0.81–0.88 ounces), which means that squash balls are between 4.1 and 5.2 times heavier than badminton shuttles.Weight is not the only measurement that matters.