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Shuttlecock Ball
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Shuttlecock very often confused with the Badminton Sport Cork Ball (yumaoqiu). But it must Not be confused with the kickable shuttlecock (jianzi)which is a colourful feathered object with a spring-loaded base; or the Shuttlecock Sport. The flying feather is called Jianzi, whose name is poetic and given by the people who are intersted in it.It was from the Han period that people played it, and was popular in liuchao, Sui period and Tang period. Shuttlecock (jianzi) has a history of two thousand years, you can find something about it in a few ancient books. In 1933, Nanjing in the fifth national sports meeting, playing Shuttlecock (jianzi), wrestling, and so on were defined as the national item formerly. And in June, 1961, a movie called "The flying feather" was finished by the central news movie company, the movie was so successful that it gained the internationa movie festival gold metal of movies. In 1963, Playing Shuttlecock Jianzi, was teached by teachers in elementry school so that it was more popular than ever before. Image File history File links Ball. ... Image File history File links Ball. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Kofos. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Kofos. ... Image File history File links ARTISTIK2. ... Image File history File links ARTISTIK2. ... Jump to: navigation, search Jianzi (毽子) is a traditional Asian Shuttlecock Sport game which originated in ancient China in the Han dynasty. ...


Playing Shuttlecock (Jianzi)or (Featherball)does much benefit to health, Raising legs, jumping, and turning the body make up the wonderful gesture, which make every part of body take part in the excersise and be active and move freely. It also raise the vital capacity,protein and sums of metabolism.its also good for the health of brain. Playing Shuttlecock (jianzi)has something to do with the health care of kidney, a lot of people agree. When some people playing it together,they can train the sense of a group,and cooper more?It also can train the spirit of over coming difficulties,mastering opportunities?Its different from playing soccer,in which people touch the ball as long as hes near it, there is a disipline in receiving jianzi,it remains in the same place and people move to touch it without leting it change place.During the remaining, people can do a lot of beautiful act. The age of people who play Shuttlecock (jianzi)is not limited, from the child to elders in their eighties, everybody and take part in the item. The mastering of it is not forgetable as well, some people stopped practicing it for some years can also play it as well as before.It dosent charge you much because only a few feathers, two metal coins are available to make up a nice Shuttlecock (jianzi), its so small that you can take it everywhere, and play it whenever you want. Playing Shuttlecock (jianzi)is similar to playing soccer, but every act of playing Shuttlecock (jianzi) is finished without touching the ground. Jump to: navigation, search Jianzi (毽子) is a traditional Asian Shuttlecock Sport game which originated in ancient China in the Han dynasty. ... Jump to: navigation, search Shuttlecock Ball Shuttlecock Player Artistic Shuttlecock Ball Featherball is a fantastic sport which is known as Shuttlecock or Jianzi. ...


Taking Shuttlecock (jianzi) as the helping excersise of playing soccer is intesting to athelets and good for training soccer. In order to playing Shuttlecock (jianzi) succesfully, people have to have a fast reflection, master the time correctly, and make a gesture quickly. According the above, there are three factors of palying Shuttlecock (jianzi): fast move, stable body and beautiful gesture. It seems easy to play Shuttlecock (jianzi), but there are a lot of different gesture to play it, few people can master it. But if you see it as a excersise, it wont be so difficult, it brings happiness and the feeling of success to people. When you finish a new gesture, your feelings of happiness cant be expressed only by word.


From The Official European Shuttlecock Federation Portal we read:


The first report of the Shuttlecock Sport is the 5th century BC in China . The Chinese played the Ti Jian Zi or shuttlecock sport. At least for 1000 years, this game was played initially in Asia . It assumed that shuttlecock developed from the Tsu Chu, a game similar to football. Shuttlecock is a remarkable way of exercising, a training for developing quick reflexives, of agility and of concentration. Exactly, because of this, shuttlecock for decades is used in military training and in basic training in China. The game is very simple. Children in order to make a featherball took round pieces of lead and tin for the base, chicken feathers for the top, and played shuttlecock. Today, the game is played in schools all over China . The Shuttlecock Sport evolved from an ancient military exercise. Jump to: navigation, search Shuttlecock Ball Shuttlecock Player Artistic Shuttlecock Ball Shuttlecock very often confused with the Badminton Sport Cork Ball (yumaoqiu). ...


A lot of famous generals in the Chinese history used this game in order to relax and exercise their troops. The matches of Shuttlecock were popular in the times of the dynasties of Han and of Song (207-906). Since the Song Dynasty (960-1278) the game was renamed to Chien Tsu, from the Chinese word for "arrow" that sounds precisely as the word "shuttlecock". The game is divided in two basic types:


The artistic and the team play.


The game is played according to the rules. The game is similar to the volleyball, but the ball is different and by no means touched by the hands. The artistic game is completely different. As the name implies, it has to do with the skill of the athlete and the choreography. The winner is the one who does the most difficult and controlled subterfuges with the featherball. Individuals, pairs, or teams can play the artistic game. Both games have the same goal, to keep the ball in the air without touching the ground. The featherball is kicked with the feet, the knees, the hips, the body, but never with the hands.


The first national competition of Shuttlecock took place in 1933 in China . In 1933, in Nanjing in the fifth National Sports meeting, playing Jianzi, wrestling, and so on were defined as the National Sports formerly. And in June, 1961, a movie called "The flying feather" was finished by the central news movie company. The movie was so successful that it is gained the International movie festival gold metal of movies. Since 1984, shuttlecock is an Official National Sport. In 1984, an enthusiastic team of fans founded in Hong-Kong, the Amateur Union of Shuttlecock. In 1994, this union was reformed and renamed to "Hong Kong Association of Shuttlecock" (HKSA).


Shuttlecock sport, came to Europe before the 2nd world war, when a Chinese athlete from the province of Jiangxu performed a demonstration in the Olympic Games of Berlin in 1936. Germany and other countries were so impressed, that they began to learn and play the demonstrated sport.


The championships of the World Shuttlecock Sport are an annual event since the founding of the International Shuttlecock Federation - (ISF) in 1999. Since then, the countries were undertaking voluntarily the organisation of championships, in turn. Hong-Kong organised the International Championships of Shuttlecock in 1995.


Day by day, the sport receives a greater recognition, since it has been included as a sport in the southeastern Asiatic games of 2003. The members of ISF are China, the Chinese Taipei, Finland, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Laos the Vietnam, Greece, France, Romania, Serbia, etc. Among them, China and the Vietnam are considered as leading teams in ranking, while for Europe, Hungary and Germany are considered the Best Teams. Finally, on August 11th 2003 delegates from Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Romania and Serbia founded the Shuttlecock Federation of Europe (S.F.E.), in Ujszasz (Hungary).


Shuttlecock Federation of Europe


International Shuttlecock Federation


German Shuttlecock Federation


Hungarian Shuttlecock Federation


Greek Shuttlecock Federation


Hong Kong Shuttlecock Association


Chinese Shuttlecock Association


French Shuttlecock Association


Vietnamese Shuttlecock Association


Finnish Shuttlecock Association


Slovakian Shuttlecock Association


Taiwanese Shuttlecock Association


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