Tuesdays @ 10:30 – Noon
Thursdays @ 10:30 – Noon
Fridays @ 7:00 PM
Saturdays @ 9:00 AM
Our mission is to bring people together to enjoy the sport of badminton and to foster opportunities to meet new people and to learn from one another.
To promote the sport of badminton on the Truman State University campus we encourage individuals of various skill levels to join the organization and grow in the sport. Instruction is provided on official rules and techniques within the sport.
All members of the Truman State and Kirksville communities ages 18 and over are eligible to participate in the organization.
Here’s your chance to share any strategy tips or badminton battle stories! The octopus sculpture known as “The Quad Kraken” has found a new home. Created by students in Danielle Yakle’s Introduction to the Visual Arts class, the sculpture spent much of last fall on display near the library and Kirk Memorial. As with other Read more about Kraken Gets Released![…]
Badminton Intramurals begin soon! Register for tourney play! Registration ends April 5 at midnight. Go to https://www.imleagues.com/spa/account/login
But I would rather regard it as the Year of the Badminton Shuttle Rooster! Consider this story about “The Cock of the Walk.” I wonder if we should put feathers in our caps to indicate our status as badminton players! The Cock Of The Walk The name might sound odd at first, but understanding what Read more about Happy New Year–Year of the Rooster[…]
Minutes from Sept. 9, 2017 Meeting, Aaron presiding. Chetan moved that we set up a Face Book page for the club so that members could more easily arrange playing times. He volunteered to open the account and add other administrators. Unanimously approved. Rachael will place another T-shirt order for us, but this time will order Read more about Business Meeting[…]
We understand that nearby A. T. Still University (medical and dental schools) has some good badminton players. Chetan has met them and is hoping to arrange a challenge! More details to come!! Four of their players have agreed to visit us on Sat. Sept. 10 at 10 AM.
Dr. Poyner (Champ) has his own personal ranking system. It is absolutely objective and accurate! He is open to a challenge system where one can attempt to move up in rankings. To move up, must win 2 of 3 games. To challenge someone, you cannot be more than 2 spots away. Men’s Singles Top 105 Read more about Champ’s Rankings[…]
Did you know that the hit badminton shuttlecock or birdie is faster than the hit baseball or golf ball? Speeds of over 200 mph have been recorded. Last spring Coach Davis of Truman’s baseball team came to our practice and clocked our smashes. We are not sure the calibration of the device was accurately set. Read more about Fastest Projectile in Sport![…]
The first link below has lots of articles written about badminton during the Olympics. The second link below tells all the badminton results from the Olympics. You just have to click on each event to see what the results were. (Men’s Singles, Men’s Doubles, Women’s Singles, Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles) By sheer numbers of players, Read more about Badminton Around the World[…]
We especially appreciate Megan Todd and Paige Allen, pictured in the center who were charter members and officers. They graduated in May 2016 but guided the club and completed the paperwork for us to become a reality! Adam Venneman (2nd from left) was our 2nd year president and graduates May 2017. Sarah and Faith designed Read more about Our 2nd Year Officers[…]