Strengthening European Traditional Sports

Building a network to strengthen European traditional sports and games

  
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beugelen

Figure: A girl who is ready to move the ball with a wooden shovel

Website: Nederlandse Beugel bond - www.beugelen.nl

blubberrace

Figure: Blubberracing, a traditional race through muds and dikes. 

Websitewww.blubberrun.nl

 

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

Website: Noordbrabantse Federatie van Schuttersgilden -  www.schuttersgilden.nl

 

  Figure: Jumping as far as possible over a ditch with a pole. 

  Website: Friese fierljeppers bond - www.fierljeppenfriesland.nl

Figure: A girl is catching the ball with here hand

Website: Koninklijke Nederlandse Kaatsbond - www.knkb.nl

 

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

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

             Europese Gemeenschap van Historische schuttersgilden - www.schuttersgilden.nl 

 

ijszeilen

Figure: Icesailing, a traditional sport popular in the Netherlands.

Website: www.ijszeilen.nl 

Figure: klootschieten is a throwing sport where participants, usually divided into two teams, try to throw a weighted ball (the kloot) as far as possible. This sport is also popular in Ireland (road bowling), Germany (klootschiessen), and Italy.

Website: Nederlandse Klootschietbond - www.klootschieten.com

 

kolven

Figure: Demonstration of Kolven, a game played with a wooden stick and a ball

Website: Koninklijke Nederlandse Kolfbond - www.kolfbond.nl 

 

kruisboogschieten nl

Figure: Shooting with traditional crossbows to the target.

Website: Nederlandse Kruisboog bond NKB - www.nkbkruisboog.nl

 

  Figure: A lady who rolls the round, popular game in Belgium (Flanders).  

  website: Nederlandse krulbolverenigingen 

muurkaatsen nl

Figure: muurkaatsen or one wall handball, a sport in which players use their hands to hit a small rubber ball against a wall so that it bounces off in such a way that their opponent can not return it.  

Website: www.onewallhandball.nl 

 

ringrijden nl

Figurea man puls his lance through the ring while riding horse. This traditional sports is also known in Germany and Denmark. 

Websitewww.ringrijden.nl

 

Figure: schoonrijden requires a special technique in which an ice skater makes curves in a  fluid motion across the width of the track. 

websitewww.schoonrijden.nu

 

Figure: A shuffleboard, the board you need to play the game.

Website: Algemene Nederlandse Sjoelbond - http://www.sjoelsport.nl/

 

 

Figure:skûtsjesilen, a technical teamsport in which 10 to 14 crew members are sailing a 100 year old sailship or "skûtsje" on small water. 

Website: www.skutsjesilen.nl 

 

  Figure: Longbow archery vertical pole, popular in Belgium (Flanders). 

  Website: Nederlandse bond van wipschutters - www.nbvw.nl

 

 

Figure: A horse short course steeple race on grass. An annual event in Stompwijk since 1909.

Website: http://www.stompwijksepaardendagen.nl/

 

 











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