October

Service height guidance

Service height guidance BWF has changed the Laws to make the legal height for a service to be 115cm. This would be measured by the Service Judge with the aid of a Service Height device. Without the assistance of this device it is difficult to determine if a service is legal with any degree of accuracy or consistency. Badminton Scotland has therefore decided, for the clarity of players and in line with practices throughout Europe, that the new Law will only be applicable when there is a service height device in use beside the court. At all other tournaments the previous Law referring to the waist and with the racket head pointing in a downward direction will apply.