Strengthening European Traditional Sports

Building a network to strengthen European traditional sports and games

  
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Figure: Camogie, the female version of Hurling 

Website: The Camogie Association - www.camogie.ie

 

gaelic

Figure: Kick passing in Gaelic Football

Website: Gaelic Athletic Association - www.gaa.ie

demonstration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEAbWrdB9XU

 

 

gaa handball

Figure: Hitting a ball with a hand or fist against a wall.

Website: GAA Handball - www.gaahandball.ie 

 

 

Figure:horseshoes and throwing targets, the materials necessary to play horseshoes

Organisation: Horseshoe Pitchers association of Ireland.

Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horseshoes

Figure: A men is focusing himself on touching the ball (sliator) with a hurley.

Website: Gaelic Athletic Association - www.gaa.ie

demostration:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8i3-Qk7FNeQ

 

Figure: A man tries to throw a metal ball as far as possible. This traditional sport is also known in certain region within the Netherlands (klootschieten), Germany (klootschiessen), and Italy. 

Website: Irish Road Bowling Association/ Boll Chumann na hEireann - www.irishroadbowling.ie 

 

 

rounders

Figure: Demonstration of Rounders, a bat and ball game different from baseball.

Website: GAA Rounders - www.gaarounders.ie

 

 











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