He was serious:
Here are some action shots:
Okay, so we didn't have a net and we didn't keep score (because I can't remember how to actually play the game). But we did get quite a workout! Badminton is super deceptive. When the wind catches the 'shuttle', man it can carry.
So, I approve badminton as a fun outdoor activity. Actually, I highly recommend it!! Next time, we might even find a volleyball net to use. Oh, how official!