“Badminton” is a vintage guide to the game of badminton written by Sir George Thomas, All England Champion 1921, 1922, and 1923. It has chapters on everything from preliminary practice and exercises to mastering advanced techniques, as well as information on history and rules; making this volume perfect for those looking for an introduction to the sport. Contents include: “History of the Game”, “General Principles of Stroke Play”, “Individual Strokes”, “Service and Return of Service”, “Singles”, “Doubles”, and “The Laws of Badminton”. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of the badminton.