Best badminton books in India
11 basic rules and technique book, 4 autobiography books to learn from great champions, 3 advanced tips & techniques, 2 psychology book to train your mind and 17 classics & 2 books on badminton history.
Following is a list of total 40 books on badminton, but I made it into different categories.
11 out of 37 is for basic rules and technique book, 4 autobiography books to learn from great champions, 3 advanced tips & techniques, 2 psychology books to train your mind and 17 classic books and 2 on badminton history.
Learn from badminton champions: Life stories & motivational.
These are motivating books on badminton. We know this for sure because these are written by world-class badminton athletes.
But don’t read these books with too much expectation. Most of the books in this category are disappointing.
Apparently, Champions don’t share their secrets & advanced techniques.
But you can get some motivation and a good mindset.
Pullela Gopi Chand: The World Beneath His Feat.
Shachi S. Sharma, 2011
Category: motivational, biography good for developing a winners mindset.
This is a biography(authorized) of Pullela Gopi Chand. It is an inspiring story for any one who want to make it in badminton.
While you may not find many tips that are directly applicable to the game, this book will help you develop the mindset of a champion.
Dare to be a Champion.
Lee Chong Wei, 2012.
Category: motivational, autobiography good for developing a winners mindset.
Persevere through hard times and never fails to come back as stronger.
This autobiography of Malaysian badminton player lee Chong Wei will definitely motivate any aspiring badminton player.
Playing to Win.
Saina Nehwal, 2012.
Read to: understand more about Saina Nehwal. Her story and some facts about her life.
Very short book by Saina Nehwal about her journey of becoming a badminton player.
Shuttler’s Flick: Making Every Match Count.
Pullela Gopichand, 2021
In his official autobiography, we meet Pullela the coach. Through his own voice, as well as those of his students, mother, and wife, we get a look at the mind that revolutionized the game.
We are shown not only what it takes to get to the top, but also, and more importantly, how to stay there.
Badminton Basics & rule books for beginners.
Badminton Fever 2: Advantages of Playing Badminton and How to Play Badminton.
Collin CHOI, 2018
Teach Yourself Badminton.
Priyanka Narang, 2007
Tariq Wadood, 2014
The Game of Badminton - The Rules and Tactics of a Singles Match.
G. S. B. Mack, 2011
Rule Book of Games: Badminton.
Leonida Weatherford, 2018
Bernd-Volker Brahms, 2010
Skills, Drills & Strategies for Badminton.
Donald C. Paup, 2000
Badminton: Steps to Success.
Tony Grice, 2007
Badminton for Beginners: Techniques, Tactics, Skills, and Drills for Shuttlecock Success.
Stephen Plitt, 2017
Mark Golds, 2002
Carl H. Jackson
Advanced badminton techniques & tactic books.
High Performance Badminton.
Mark Golds, 2016
The Doubles Game in Badminton - With Chapters on Tactics and the Skills Needed
Badminton Tactics in Singles and Doubles Play.
Thomas Pattinson Dick, 2011
Books for badminton coaching, mind power & psychology.
These books will help you to be in the right mental state and handle the stress of performing smoothly.
The Badminton Psychology Workbook: How to Use Advanced Sports Psychology to Succeed on the Badminton Court
Danny Uribe M.A.S.E.P., 2017
Coaching Badminton 101
Carol Chen, 2009
Classic Badminton books.
These are books published before year 2000. These are old books, so you don’t need to read them to learn rules or latest tips.
But some of them are real gems and will teach you some secrets.
Any small advantage is very useful in a competitive sport like badminton.
So read these classic badminton books if you
are really passionate about badminton.
How to Play Badminton: A Step-by-step Guide.
The Encyclopedia of Badminton.
Pat Davis, 1987
Badminton for Beginners.
Ralph B. Ballou, 1992
How to Coach Badminton.
Jake Downey, 1990
Pat Davis, 1967
Excelling at Badminton: A Practical Reference Manual for Players and Coaches.
Jake Downey, 1993
Badminton: The Skills of the Game.
Peter Roper, 1985
Winning Badminton Singles.
Jake Downey, 1982
The Art of Badminton.
Judy Devlin, 1977
Roger Mills, 1975
Badminton: Technique, Tactics, Training.
John Edwards, 1997
Pat Davis, 1982
Sir George Thomas, 7th Baronet, 1936
Margaret Varner Bloss, 1966
James R. Poole, 1996
Badminton history books.
A Brief History of Badminton from 1870 to 1949
Betty Uber, 2011
The Guinness Book of Badminton
Pat Davis, 1983