Strengthening European Traditional Sports

Building a network to strengthen European traditional sports and games

  
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Figure: Bukschieten is a shooting sport with a traditional character. Often played with traditional costumes, Also known in certain regions within the Netherlands.  

Website: Federatie van Vlaamse Historische Schuttersgilden - www.vlaamseschuttersgilden.be

 

Figure: A man who rolls the ball towards a stake

Figure: The balls (krulbollen) are only half the size of the normal bolls. As well they are flatter. 

Websitehttp://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunne_krulbol

member of ETSGA via VlaS

Figure: blocks at the end of a sloping alley have to be knocked down by bowls.

Information folderwww.vlas.be/vlaspdf/infofolders/gaaibol.pdf

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Figure: A variaton of normal biljart, played between two players or teams 

Website: Belgische golfbiljartbond - www.golfbiljart.be

 

Figure: The muskets keep shooting competitions in traditional costumes. Also famous in Germany, the Netherlands, and Austria.

Website: European Community of historic guilds - www.e-g-s.eu   

             Federatie van Vlaamse Historische Schuttersgilden - http://www.vlaamseschuttersgilden.be/

 

Figure: player tries to hit the ball with his palm, popular in Wallonia (balle pelote), but different from Fries kaatsen (The Netherlands).

Website: Kaatsentiteit Vlaanderen v.z.w. - www.vleugelvlaanderen.be

 

Figure: man and woman stretching the catapult, a small hand-powered projectile weapon. 

Website: Vlaamse katapultbond - www.vlaamsekatapultbond.be

member of ETSGA via VlaS

Figure: A woman tries to throw the skittles down with a ball. The games is usually played with nine skittles. The alley differs from region to region.

Website: Vlaamse kegelsport federatie - www.v-k-f.be

member of ETSGA via VlaS

Figure: The shooter points with a carabine diagonally upon a target (size of a 2 euro coin). 

Website: Schuttersverstandshouding Zand-Leemstreek - www.verbondzandenleemstreek.be

member of ETSGA via VlaS

 

Figure: A ball game played between two teams of four players. 

Website: Vlaamse krachtbal federatie - www.krachtbal.be 

 

  Figure: A lady who rolls the round.  

  websiteBelgische Krulbolbond

Figure: A boy shooting at the horizontal rake.

Figure: A row of horizontal rakes. 

WebsiteVlaamse Boogsportfederatie Liggende Wip vzw 

member of ETSGA via VlaS

Figure: a man throws a disk to a pole (the 'paap') from 8 meters. 

Figure: The materials for 'paapgooien' are some disks , a pole (the 'paap'), and coins.

Website:nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paapgooien

member of ETSGA via VlaS 

Figure: Longbow archery vertical pole. 

WebsiteKoninklijke Nationale bond der Belgische Wipschutter

member of ETSGA via VlaS 

Figure: Trabol is played on a long hollow lane of 18 meter. 

Website: West-Vlaamse Trabolders federatie - www.westvlaamsetrabolders.net

member of ETSGA via VlaS











property: http://www.europeantraditionalsportsforum.eu/