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									     BY:
*MAKENNA L.*
      &
  *SARA C.*
    Core:3
     Beginning of Sports and
           Recreation
Medieval sports was said to begin back
 before the 14th century.

This was said by the beginning of records
 for sports.
  Sports of Medieval Times
Archery       Bowls
Colf         Gameball
Hammer       Hurling or Shinty
Horseshoes   Jousting
Quarter      Skittles
Stoolball    Wrestling
                 Bowls
• Bowls was similar to the Olympic game
  curling
• You score one point for each wood that is
  closer to the target then the opposing
  team
• To win you had to get 21 points
                     Colf
• This was a sport made for many nobles.

• Like it sounds it is similar to the modern
  day golf sport.

• Since it is an ancestor of golf the rules and
  parts of the game are very relevant.
             Gameball
• Gameball was a simple football game.
• Gameball combined soccer, rugby, and
  football.
• The ball they used was a pig’s bladder
  stuffed with dried peas then later it was
  filled with air.
• The pigskin could be carried, kicked,
  passed, or thrown into the goal.
Hammer was a medieval throwing game.

It was a dangerous sport because of many
 people and other living creatures getting
 hit.

Though it was dangerous it brought much
 entertainment and enjoyment to the
 players.
        Hurling or Shinty
• Hurling or Shinty was a similar game to
  hockey.
• It combined hockey, lacrosse, and some of
  golf, and ice hockey.
• They had two teams of 12 players
• Each game was 90 minutes long
• A player that once to carry the ball has to
  bounce it or balance it on their stick.
   Horseshoes
• Horseshoes was a game based on
  throwing.

• The object was to throw the horseshoe
  and land it around the pole.

• You won by having the closest to the pole
  and if tied they had a “throw off” as they
  called it.
               Jousting
• Most jousting tournaments were of
  knights who had disagreements.
• They would ride on horses with lances
  as weapons or other weapons like
  axes, daggers, and swords.
• Jousting tournaments were not only a
  great way to show off their skills but to
  win large sums of money.
                Quarter
• Quarter was a game played by staff members
  and co-workers.

• This was watched by many people of the
  community.

• Quarter was played for challenges by staff
  for possible higher positions.

• Whoever won would get the placing.
                 Skittles
• Players take turns to throw wooden balls
  down a lane where there are several
  wooden skittles, in attempt to knock them
  over
• Each skittle is differently shaped
• There is one skittle that is bigger than all
  the rest and that skittle is called the king
  and the king is the most difficult to knock
  over.
                 Stoolball
• Played at religious festivals & events.
• Stoolball is an ancestor of baseball and Cricket.
• The object was to score more runs than your
  opponent.
• There were no strikes, balls, fouls, or foul tips.
• Outs were mad by fly balls being caught, pitcher
  hits home, or fielder hits home before the runner
  hits the base.
               Wrestling
• Wrestling was very violent wrestlers could
  have been killed
• They wore armour that was evenly
  distributed over the body
• Wrestlers would use arm breaks, finger
  breaks, eye gouges, hip tosses,leg trips
  and various pins to get advantage over the
  opposing player
     Review Question #1
What was the most popular sport
contest in medieval times?
        Review Answer
Archery was the most popular
sport in medieval times, since it
helped train and predict the
outcome for wars.
      Review Question #2
What was the most popular sport for
nobles?
    Review Answer
The most popular sport for
Nobles is colf.
     Review Question #3
What Medieval sport is similar to the
modern sport of curling?
         Review Answer
The medieval sport that is similar to
 curling is Bowls.
     Review Question #4
Who came into large sums of money,
and what sport did they compete in?
       Review Answer
Knights came into large sums of
money and the knights competed
in jousting.
       Review Question #5
Stoolball was played at events and
 what other types of ceremonies?
        Review Answer
Stoolball is also played at religious
 ceremonies and festivals.
               Websites
• www.middle-ages.org.uk/medieval-
  sports.htm

• http://slumberland.org/sca/articles.html

• http://www.mastersgames.com/rules/skittle
  s-rules.htm
  THE
 END
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