Introducing Thailand - Takraw Takraw is played in various versions in most parts of Southeast Asia. net takraw is somewhat like badminton, in that it requires a net and a court. http://www.thaioregon.com/thailand/takraw.htm
Extractions: Takraw Takraw is played in various versions in most parts of Southeast Asia . But perhaps no where else is this startling game, in which players must neither touch the ball nor let it touch the ground, played with the enthusiasm and vigour shown by Thailand 's star performers. Games are played in the courtyards of wats, at fairgrounds, and (particularly during the kite flying season when there is little or no rain) at the Pramane Grounds in Bangkok . The small and hollow rattan balls which are the essential-and sometimes only necessary equipment for a game are sold in rattan shops and sporting goods shops throughout the country. But that's not all. One can use elbows, shoulders, even the posterior. The more complicated and impressive your feats, the better your score (Or, if a score is not being kept, the better your audience's reaction : spectators can be demanding, if not downright ruthless, in their judgements). One of the most difficult of all acts is seen in a game of hoop takraw, The player makes a hoop of his arms behind his back, and kicks the ball with his heels through the hoop in such a way that it also passes through a hoop suspended in the air. (if you groan at the thought better not try it). Hoop takraw seems to be the most popular version of takraw in Thailand . A team usually consists of seven players (there can be no less than six) who stand at the perimeter of a circle. During a 30 minute period, the players cooperate with each other to earn a high score. Hoops are suspended over the centre and the players must hit the ball through them. Successive teams try to surpass the previous score.
Extractions: Multicultural Games by Alex, Joe, Cole, Harry Germantown Academy 6th grade State the name of your game and why you chose it. Our game is called net takraw. We chose this game because it seems to be really challenging yet fun. It is a variation of volleyball. List the countries where it is played and its origin. Games like takraw were played in 7th century Japan (Kemari) and China but this game actually comes from Thailand. Takraw is mainly played in Thailand, Burma, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines Describe how your game is played. State the object of the game. Clearly describe the rules. There are variations of Takraw. One is sepak takraw, also called net takraw Net takraw is like volleyball except that you can't use your hands. You can only hit the ball 3 times before sending it over the net. List the equipment needed.
Extractions: Home Sports Index Sports Diving Golf Tennis Thai Boxing ... Kite Fighting The game makes use of a hollow, loosely woven rattan ball which is kept aloft as long as possible by a circle of players who can use their feet, knees, elbows, and heads but not their hands . Footwork is the secret of the superior player. The game is common in various versions in most parts of Southeast Asia. But perhaps nowhere is it played with the enthusiasm and vigor as in Thailand where it is seen throughout the country in the courtyards of Wats and on fairgrounds. Particularly skilled players can be observed in Bangkok at the Phramane Ground (Sanam Luang), across from the Grand Palace. There are certain basic rules to takraw as a competition sport but it is often played without scoring and the participants just enjoy putting on a good show . While to the Western observer, it seems to be similar to volleyball, only one takraw version (called net takraw or sepak takraw ) has a similar game philosophy - to hit the ground in the field of the opposing team. In most other versions, the scoring is rather similar to gymnastics. Points are given for the skill with which feats are performed. The more complicated and impressive the feats the better the score (or, if a score is not being kept, the better the audiences reaction; Thai spectators can be pretty demanding).
Thailand Life - Takraw They are Takraw Wong (Circle takraw), Takraw Lot Huang (Hoop takraw) and Takraw Takhai (net takraw). http://www.thailandlife.com/takraw.htm
Extractions: Homepage My Country Takraw (Wicker-Ball Game) Takraw is a ball made of rattan, woven into a shape about 5 to 6 inches in diameter. In itself it is a work of art that is admired by the lovers of folk art. The Takraw game is basically an outdoor game that is easy to play but difficult to master. A player can use his foot, head, knees, shoulders, or elbows to hit the ball. Commonly there are three kinds of the takraw game. They are Takraw Wong (Circle takraw), Takraw Lot Huang (Hoop takraw) and Takraw Takhai (Net takraw). These are some pictures from the Asian Games In Takraw Wong (Circle takraw) about 5 to 6 players stand in a circle and try to keep the ball in the air as long as they can by using nine parts of their body (2 feet, two knees, two elbows, two shoulders and a head) to deliver the ball. This type of Takraw aims at self-enjoyment, as well as for the entertainment of others. The players may display skills in fancy kicks and balancing. Takraw Lot Huang (Hoop Takraw) is a competitive game that can be played by many teams with not less than six players in each team. The players in each team take turns hitting the ball into a basket hoisted about six meters from the ground. Each team has forty minutes to play ball and send it into the basket as many times as possible. Scoring is based on the basket shots and also the manner of hits. All hits have different scores depending on their degree of difficulties. The team with the highest score is the winner.
Extractions: Model: W301- for School U-18 - (Weight: 172 gm , 0.42 Circumference with Green centerstripe) (For Indoor Use Only) Gajah Emas MX Series Sepak Takraw Special designed for NET /CIRCLE (Bulat) Takraw Championship S-MX5 MX5-3J MX3-3J Model: S-MX5 - for Tournament - (Weight: 182 gm , 0.42 Circumference with Black centerstripe) Model: MX3-3J - for School U-16 - (Weight: 172 gm , 0.42 Circumference with Green centerstripe) (For Outdoor Use only) Gajah Emas PRO-WIRA Series Sepak Takraw Special designed for Takraw CIRCLE (Bulat) Championship Malaysia Official Takraw Ball for Spikes Takraw Games- SepakTakraw Hang Tuah Model: PW201 - for Tournament - (Weight: 190 gm , 0.42 Circumference with Brown centerstripe)
Thailand.com - Bangkok, Recreation, Sepak Takraw Variations of Sepak Takraw net takraw net takraw is played in teams of three,on a small court, similar to that used in badminton, using a small, hollow http://www.thailand.com/travel/recreation/recreation_takraw.htm
Extractions: One of Thailand's most unusual sports, Sepak Takraw, is an exciting combination of the skills of soccer, the teamwork of volleyball, and the pace of badminton. This sport and its variations are popular throughout Southeast Asia, and Thailand is one of the perennial powers in the sport, which is showcased at both the Asian Games, and the South-East Asian (SEA) Games. In Thailand Sepak Takraw is extremely popular with people of all ages, and it is not unusual to see people playing it at schools, temples, on the side of the road, in vacant lots, or just about anywhere. Variations of Sepak Takraw
Volleyball And Other Jocks net takraw is somewhat like badminton, in that it requires a net and a court. http://www.gayphuket.com/gallery/pages/VB/05.html
Extractions: Currently, our friend in the red, is one of the best Takraw athletes in Phuket. National class. His bar, Matrang is next to Formula One and across from Passport. In the daytime, it is a beauty shop, and normally gets busy about 12:30 at night. Welcome to Patong. Takraw is played in various versions in most parts of Southeast Asia . But perhaps no where else is this startling game, in which players must neither touch the ball nor let it touch the ground, played with the enthusiasm and vigor shown by Patong's star performers. Games are played in the courtyards of Wats, at fairgrounds, and (particularly during the kite flying season when there is little or no rain) and across from the Patong Hospital in special Takrow courts. The small and hollow rattan balls which are the essential-and sometimes only necessary equipment for a game are sold in rattan shops and sporting goods shops throughout the country. But that's not all. One can use elbows, shoulders, even the posterior. The more complicated and impressive your feats, the better your score (Or, if a score is not being kept, the better your audience's reaction : spectators can be demanding, if not downright ruthless, in their judgments).
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Extractions: Takraw is played in various versions in most parts of Southeast Asia. But perhaps no where else is this startling game, in which players must neither touch the ball nor let it touch the ground, played with the enthusiasm and vigour shown by Thailand's star performers. Games are played in the courtyards of wats, at fairgrounds, and (particularly during the kite flying season when there is little or no rain) at the Pramane Grounds in Bangkok. The small and hollow rattan balls which are the essential-and sometimes only necessary equipment for a game are sold in rattan shops and sporting goods shops throughout the country. While there are certain basic rules to takraw, the game varies according to the type of takraw being played as well as the place where it is played. In village games, for example, there is often no referee and no source is kept : the winning player is simply the one who puts on the best show. The intricacy and speed with which it is played are astonishing, and if you think your reflexers are better than average, consider these methods of sending the ball aloft : the sole kick (using the arch or sole of the foot), the instep kick, knee kick, shin kick, shoulder kick, or head kick. Want to try the crosslegged jump kick? That consists of crossing your left leg over your right and leaping up to kick the ball with the instep of the left foot. Another version is the crosslegged knee kick. In this one the player crosses his left leg over his right above the right knee, and then leaps, into the air kicking the ball with his right knee.
A Wicker Ball Game Called Takraw. The exciting and competitive from of takraw, which is one of the disciplinesthe Southest Asian Games, is called Sepak Takraw, or net takraw. http://www.geocities.com/sunthai.geo/takraw.htm
Extractions: The 'Takraw' or wicker ball is made of nine to eleven rattans weaved loosely into a round-shaped and hollow ball. It is 5 to 6 inches in diameter and weighs 160 to 180 grams. The original circle type takraw is the popular game that people play for fun. It usually is not regarded as a competitive sport. The game begins as a team of 6 to 10 persons stand in a circle about 25 metres in diameter in diameter. All the players have to do is keep the ball airborne for as long as possible. The winner is selected from the team when points are scored by adding the smallest number of ground hits during the game. The exciting and competitive from of takraw, which is one of the disciplines the Southest Asian Games, is called Sepak Takraw, or net takraw. Net takraw is played by two teams of three players eash. Each team confronts each other across a net, 2.5 m above ground across the centre of a 20 by 44 feet court. Similar to badminton, the object of the game is to ground the ball on the opponents side of the net. The modern technique of the game is very much like volleyball, the crown of the head and the feet being used above net height to smash the ball into the opposite court.
Extractions: Select country Cambodia China Hong Kong Indonesia Laos Malaysia Maldives Myanmar Philippines Singapore Thailand Vietnam Select city Thailand's National Sports Thai Boxing or Muay Thai Despite of the sport originating from a lethal self-defense, bouts of Thai boxing, also known as kick boxing or Muay Thai in Thai, are characterized by an extensive ceremonial set-up and a show of graceful swaying and weaving of the arms at the beginning of the fight. In a solemn prayer ritual contestants pay homage to their teachers - to the tune of Thai musical instruments, which continues during the fighting but stops during rest periods. Except for the head, all parts of the body are offensive weapons. The most effective weapons are the knees and the feet. Knock out is the common fate of the loser in Thai boxing, normally resulting from well-aimed kicks on the head. The sport started in medieval times when wars were fought with hand weapons so that in close fighting the knowledgeable use of arms, legs, feet, knees and elbows could be a formidable advantage. The sport, which was included in military training, was given prominence by King Naresuan in 1560. Before ascending to the throne, during one of many battles between Burma and Thailand he was captured by the Burmese. Knowing of his prowess as the best, unarmed fighter in the realm, he was given the chance of combat fighting Burmas best. He quickly vanquished all his opponents, who were no mean fighters, thus winning his freedom.
Extractions: Perhaps the most internationally famous Thai sport is Thai boxing or Muay Thai. Bouts are five, three-minute rounds separated with two-minute breaks. Contestants wear international-style gloves and trunks (always either red or blue) and their bare feet are taped. Matches take place on a 7.3 square metre canvas covered floor with rope retainers supported by four padded posts, rather than the traditional dirt circle. Each fight is preceded by a wai khru dance, in which each contestant pays homage to his teachers. Each boxer wears a headband, mongkhol, which has been blessed by his teacher, and armbands. Increasingly popular worldwide, Thai boxing is now practised as a part of exercise regimes by movie stars and keep-fit enthusiasts worldwide. It is particularly popular in the USA. In Thailand there are Muay Thai stadiums in all towns across the country. The main tourist spots often provide twice-weekly shows, but the real thing is best seen in Bangkok.