Here are a few of our favourite essentials that every badminton player should have.

Rackets

There are so many badminton rackets on the market. It can definitely be an overwhelming choice! We’ve tried quite a few over the years and found what is best for us and our playing styles. If you want to know how to choose the best badminton racket for you then check out our blog post.

These are the rackets that we are currently using:

 Key Information:

  • Weight – 84g
  • Balance – Head-Light
  • Stiffness – Stiff

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thruster bxr

VICTOR Thruster BXR

Jenny's Racket

Key Information:

  • Weight – 85g
  • Balance – Head-Heavy
  • Stiffness – Stiff

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Shoes

Similar to rackets, there is a lot of choice out there. A comfortable badminton shoe is very important, mainly for cushioning against the continuous impact. 

Here is what we are currently wearing:

  • Colour – Black

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  • Colour – Pink

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Other 'Nice To Have' Items

Racket Bag

Maybe a racket bag isn’t a necessitybut it is extremely helpful when carrying around your rackets, shoes, spare kit etc. 

VICTOR Multithermobag

Colour - Black / Gold

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String

  • Colour – White

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  • Colour – White

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Grips

Whether your preference is towelling or normal grips, it’s important to always have a stock in your bag. Nobody wants a sweaty and slippery grip, meaning you can’t hold the racket properly! 

victor towelling grip

VICTOR Towelling Grip

Colour - White, Orange or Blue

There are definitely some other pieces of equipment that we’d recommend all badminton players own. These relate to gym and fitness equipment and you can read more about these here.