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The Try Guys Try The Ancient Olympics

The Try Guys get naked to recreate the ancient Olympic Games.

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The first recorded sport in history was spear throwing, which arose in 70,000 BC out of a need for ancient hunters to practice their skills. Bowling was the first known ball game, appearing in Egypt in 3,200 BC; later, there was Pitz, played by the ancient Maya in 2,500 BC, followed by Episkyros, known as “common ball” to Greeks living in 8th century BC.

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ACTA Ancient Greek boxing at Dijon 2009

This demonstration was part of ACTA's wonderful presentation of reconstructed antique martial arts at Dijon 2009. This is boxing according to the style and rules (precious few of them) of ancient Greece. The fighters are wearing cestae of hard leather to protect their hands and make them more dangerous weapons.
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Ancient game and art - ti jianzi 踢毽子 踢毽 毽球 shuttlecock

Ancient game and art - tijianzi 踢毽子 shuttlecock is a traditional Chinese national sport. Thus the game has a history of two thousand years. Several ancient books attest to its being played. The primary source of jianzi is a Chinese ancient game called cuju of the Han dynasty 2000 years ago. also known in English as a 'hinese hacky sack' or kinja.

There are several variations of the game, such as trying to keep the feathercock in the air until an agreed target of kicks (e.g. 100) is reached, either alone or in a pair. In circle play, the aim may be simply to keep play going. In all but the most competitive formats, a skillful display is a key component of play. There are 2 informal games in Chinese JJJ games using the same middle net: Team game having 3 players on each side & Half court game using just a half court for double player game only. Some handmade jianzis make use of a washer or a coin with a hole in the center.

Jianzi has been played since the Han dynasty 206 BC–220 AD, and was popular during the Six Dynasties period and the Sui and Tang dynasties. Jianzi 毽子, tī jianzi 踢毽子, tī jian 踢毽 or jianqiú 毽球,

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A historical retrospective of the four Pan-Hellenic games in Ancient Greece. The Olympian, Isthmian , Nemean and Pythian games are here revived with incomparable detail and unique photographs by Yannis Demotsis. Accompanied by historical and mythological texts and also detailed descriptions of the different contests , the Ancient Greek Ideal is perfectly represented and underlines the universal and eternal value of today's Olympic Games.

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