How Long Is A Badminton Net? Here’s Everything You Need To Know

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How Long Is a Badminton Net?

Badminton is one of the most popular racquet sports in the world. It’s enjoyed by both casual and competitive players alike, and it provides an excellent form of exercise as well as plenty of fun. But for a good game, you need to get all the details right, including ensuring your badminton net is set up correctly. So how long should your badminton net be?

Net Height & Length Requirements

The official height of a badminton net is 1.55 meters (5 feet 1 inch) at its highest point, which should be situated at the center of the court. The length of a standard-sized badminton net varies depending on where you are playing; an indoor court will have a wider width than an outdoor court due to space restrictions within an indoor facility. Generally speaking, though, nets should measure 5 meters (16 feet 5 inches) across if they are being used indoors or outdoors with no size limitations or obstructions present.

Setting Up Your Net

Once you’ve established what size your badminton net needs to be according to regulations, then it’s time to set it up! To do this correctly, make sure that each post measures 3-4cm (1-1 ½ inches) higher than the maximum height for your particular court – so for example, if you’re playing on an outdoor court then each pole should stand between 6ft 2in and 6ft 4in tall once installed into place securely via stakes or screws etcetera.. This will ensure that even when tension has been applied during play, there’s still enough clearance above head height for safety so that shots won’t go over top!

Finally, check out our blog article ‘How To Set Up A Badminton Net’ for more information about getting everything just right before you start serving those slams!


To make sure that your game runs without any hiccups when setting up a badminton net, make sure it reaches the correct dimensions – 1 meter 55 centimeters high at its peak and either 16 feet 5 inches wide if using outdoors or less, depending on what type/size space available inside courts – plus remember to leave roughly 3-4 centimeters extra on each post when affixing them into position safely too! Following these recommendations closely will guarantee maximum enjoyment from every smash-hit session afterward!