introdutction of Chinese shuttlecock


posted on 9th of june, 2010

Chinese shuttlecock is a traditional leisure sport in china. It was invented more 500 years ago. the Shuttlecock is made of paper and feather. participants are required to kick the shuttlecock and keep it in the air. it is suitable for 6-60. in the past 20 years, chinese shuttlecock was developed as a competitive sport, the world association was formed. Rules and regulation were established at the same time. the rules of shuttlecock combined football, volleyball, and badminton characteristics.

the image of chinese shuttlecock.










in 2009, chinese shuttlecock entered asian indoor game as a competitive sport. in 2010 chinese shuttlecock event was held in 4th all-china game.

there are some photos about the competition.













For more detail:
THE OFFICIAL INTERNATIONAL SHUTTLECOCK FEDERATION SITE

Comments (14)

Posted by Jy604 on June 10, 2010
I love this game, thanks
Posted by Phakimata on June 09, 2010
That is so cool: It looks like Volleyball, but with your feet. You almost need to be an acrobat I see.

Thanks for sharing.

Paul.
Posted by Mythja on June 09, 2010
i had no idea this exist. cool :)
Posted by BCritchley on June 09, 2010
Cool, thanks for the info. I was lucky enough to try this in Vietnam and a few parks in Beijing, it's great fun :-)
Posted by Keung1616 on June 09, 2010
thx all of you leave me a message! this is an amazing sport that the actions are great! these photos were taken with the following setting: Nikon D300, Lens: LB6, ISO 1600, f2.8, shutter speed: 1/640-1/1250s, WB: K. the photos were taken at hefei city. thx again!
Posted by Joe1971 on June 09, 2010
this is a funny sport!
Posted by Thanatonautii on June 09, 2010
Never heard about this sport but it seems like a lot of fun! :)
Great shots! Thanks for sharing!
Posted by BCritchley on June 09, 2010
Cool shots. May I ask what seetings you used to capture this indoors? ISO, Shutter speed, f/ etc
Many thanks

Brett
Posted by Michael29 on June 09, 2010
great action pictures what part of China was that taken?
Posted by Mariaam on June 09, 2010
That´s a funny sport! Great photos!
Posted by Egomezta on June 09, 2010
Great images, amazing how high they can kick..... Wow
Posted by Frantab01 on June 09, 2010
great shots, looks like lots of fun :)
Posted by Cristalloid on June 09, 2010
I like doing this sport :)
Posted by Youths on June 09, 2010
Great shot!! I like this sport. Good luck! :)



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