Type of game:
Ball Game
Character of the game:
Competitive
Country of origin:
Malaysia
Aim of the game:
To develop kick-volley, heading and coordination
Number of players:
Multi Player
Teams of 6
Age
5 +
Difficulty:
Hard
Area of play:
A 1m radius circle on any flat playing space bounded by a 4m radius circle.
Equipment
Ball A rattan ball or a ball of similar size, with a circumference of around 40/45cm.
Motor skills
Coordination
Social skills
Cooperation
Cognitive skills
equipment
Background
A kicking game from the 15th century played throughout South East Asia.
Set up:
  • A 1m radius circle on any flat playing space bounded by a 4m radius circle.
Rules
  • The playing team stands anywhere in the 4m circle but not in the 1m circle.
  • A player starts in the centre of the 1m circle and tosses the ball to any one of their team members and then rejoins their team.
  • The first touch by this player must be a kick-volley.
  • All kicks or passes between players should cross the 1m circle and aim to be above head height.
  • Players should use a variety of skills such as kicking, heading, shouldering, kneeing and tipping with a toe. All parts of the body can be used except the hands and arms.
  • Each team has three tosses to keep the ball in play.
  • After the three tosses are completed, change the playing team.
  • The ball may not be passed to a team member immediately on the left or right.
  • A player may only touch the ball a maximum of three times before passing..
  • A player may not step outside the 4m circle or into the 1m circle.
  • Kick-volley, head pass = one point.
  • Shoulder, knee, toe or other body pass = two points.
  • Team total is the number of points gained from the three tosses.
Teaching Styles:
  • Provide clear and simple instruction
  • Encourage players to communicate throughout the game
  • Safety instructions to be tailored to the environment and participants playing the game.
Rules:
  • No limit to the number of touches before passing.
  • Each player can touch the ball a maximum of two times before passing.
  • Reduce the number of players in a team.
  • An adaptation for this game could be to use hands and arms.
Environment:
  • Use the whole playing area (both circles)
  • Make the playing space larger  
Equipment:
  • Use a softer ball
  • Use a smaller ball
  • Ankles protected by socks or stockings and sports shoes.
Background
A kicking game from the 15th century played throughout South East Asia.