The racket used to strike the shuttlecock is lighter (about 3 oz) and narrower than a tennis racket; its head is about 9 in long and 11 in wide.
Oval part of the racket, including the frame and the stringing.
Elongated part of the racket that ends in the head.
Enlarged end of the shaft that prevents the hand from slipping off the handle.
Part of the shaft that the player grips to control the racket.
Racket frame to which the stringing is attached.
Surface of interlaced strings of synthetic or natural fiber that is used to strike a shuttlecock.