Type of game:
Locomotion Game
Character of the game:
Non-Competitive
Country of origin:
Australia
Aim of the game:
Rope skipping while performing activities
Number of players:
Multi Player
4 to 8 (group play)
Age
10 +
Difficulty:
Medium
Area of play:
Indoor or outdoor free space (e.g. park, school backyard, gym)
Indoor Outdoor
Equipment
Rope (4-6 meters long)
Motor skills
Coordination Speed Flexibility Balance
Social skills
Cooperation Communication Team building Socializing
Cognitive skills
Strategy Building
equipment
Background
Brambahl is a traditional Aboriginal Game. The Juwalarai people of the Narran River in New South Wales, Australia, like it in particular.

Traditionally, skippers would perform activities such as taking thorns out of their feet, digging in the ground to look for larvae of ants, digging for yams with a stick, grinding grass-seed, jumping like a frog, imitating animals such as a kangaroo.


Set up:
Choose a free space
Rules
Procedure:
  1. Two players hold a long rope at each end to swing it.
  2. When it is swinging, the skipper steps in and performs several activities while skipping, until s/he makes a mistake. 
  3. The next player then starts.
Teaching Styles:
  • Provide clear and simple instructions
  • Encourage players to communicate throughout the game
  • Safety instructions to be tailored to the environment and participants playing the game.
  • Help people with disabilities make contact and move, if needed
Rules:
  • Do only Rope skipping
  • Introduce compulsory movements / activities
  • Swing the rope slower / faster
Environment:
N/A
Equipment:
N/A
Background
Brambahl is a traditional Aboriginal Game. The Juwalarai people of the Narran River in New South Wales, Australia, like it in particular.

Traditionally, skippers would perform activities such as taking thorns out of their feet, digging in the ground to look for larvae of ants, digging for yams with a stick, grinding grass-seed, jumping like a frog, imitating animals such as a kangaroo.