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The Rules of Basque Pelota (Mano, Paleta & Chistera) - EXPLAINED!

Ninh explains – The Rules of Basque Pelota. One of the oldest sports in the world, it’s contested in many different variations, but the format of the rules is generally the same. Most of the time, it’s played similarly to Gaelic Handball, American Handball and Jai Alai (Cesta Punta) and is played professionally in the Basque region of France and Spain.

Specific to International Basque Pelota Rules - watch this short beginner’s tutorial video guide on how Basque Pelota is played, Basque Pelota rules and guidelines, and how to play pilota.
Learn about court sizes, trinquet, mur a gauche, jai alai, cesta punta, mano, paleta, pala larga, pala corta, palan ancha, paleton, pala goma, xare, frontenis (frontennis), chistera, pasaka, laxoa, joko garbi, remonte and more!

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Music: ‘Spanish Fire’ by AudioJungle
Narrated, Directed and Produced by Ninh Ly

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How to play Basque pelota - Lonely Planet travel video

Lonely Planet photographer Dominic Bonuccelli visits Spain's Basque region, where he learns to play a unique, adrenalin-charged sport. Visit for more information about Spain.
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Dania Jai Alai 06-29-18 game 9- Best Points of the game

Game 9 at Casino at Dania Beach, some really nice plays in that game.
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The Rules of Jai Alai - (Cesta Punta) - EXPLAINED!

Ninh explains – The Rules of Jai Alai (Cesta Punta) – Is an all-but-forgotten sport in the USA, but is still played professionally in the Basque region of France and Spain.

Specific to International Jai Alai Rules - watch this short beginner’s tutorial video guide on how Jai Alai is played, Jai Alai rules and guidelines, and how to play Jai Alai.
Learn about cesta, pelota, 4 and 7 line, 11 line, round robin, set, gambling and more..

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Video: Internationaux Cesta Punta, Sports Valley Jai Alai (I do not own any footage and claim fair use!)
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Music: ‘High Roller Casino’ by Capcom
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The Fastest Game in the World - Jai-Alai

One of the best Jai-Alai players in the world is featured in this 3min 31 sec video produced from a Nikon DX-CMOS sensor transfer in digitalization at 720dpi

Battle of the jai alai right sides- Irastorza or Lopez? 2017

Lopez has improved his right side with overhead pica that he didn't use much in Miami. Irastorza still has a wicked right side.

Zesta Punta (Gernika Jai Alai Grand Slam Ligaxka) 2019

1) D.Beascoetcea et I.Lopez contre X.Barandika et E.Martinez
2) I.Goikoetxea et U.Lekerika contre E.Mendizabal et N.Etcheto


Basque Pelota - Biarritz, France - HD

A change of video from the technology one. Here is a game I went to see while on holiday in France. This was filmed with the KODAK Zi8 in 60fps

A Passion for Pelota in Basque Country, Spain

The ancient sport of pelota, or handball, is not Basque in origin. But especially since the 19th century, this semi-autonomous region in northern Spain has treated the sport as a national pastime—and put its own distinctive spin on it.

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This documentary was made from footage shot for Song of the Basques, a recently released feature documentary by Emily Lobsenz.
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Basque Hand-Pelota Spanish Handball

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PELOTA BALLS | How It's Made

Ever wondered how pelota balls are made? Get the full history and 'making of' right here!

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10 sports you didn't know used to be at the Olympics | Top Moments

At the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, four sports (Surfing, Skateboarding, Karate and Sports Climbing) will join the Olympic programme for the first time. But let's also take a look back: Did you know that Ski Ballet, Tug of War, Tandem Cycling and Cricket were at least once at the Olympics? Let us know which of these would you maybe like to see again in the future? ;-)

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Pelota mano, Frontón Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, Europe

The pelota mano is a modality of Basque pelota, tanto in progress Register fronton (pediment of 36x10x10 meters) as in foremast, as well as in libre plaza (the latter modality is very extendida in the French Basque Country). It juega sin herramienta golpeando the pelota, which is leather, directly con la mano, which market only PROTEGE with esparadrapos and fabric. A great characteristics is a sport that can play by couples or individual, and that consiste in a player of pareja has to Golpe la pelota (before that two boots in suelo the fronton) con la mano y debe playing in the front and then jump in the area bounded by the court. It is the modality of pelota that has more than extendido ninguna otra, alcanzando as the highest level professional sport in Spain and France. Usually they play two or four people (one against one or two against two). If they play four people, two teams, which are usually blue and red are made; the Colorados team will be the one the person older. Players are distributed by the pediment so that there are two players in front (front) and two behind (back row), one from each team. To find out who is cast starts taking lots usually with a coin; striker team whose turn it take catches the ball leather (these balls are somewhat smaller than tennis, but tougher and heavy) and is in line 6 starts running forward until you reach the line 4 or remove, at bouncing the ball on the ground and immediately hit it with the palm of the hand, pushing the ball towards the front wall of the pediment, so that the ball bounce on the wall and away from it. Once the front has removed a player from the other team hit the ball back towards the front wall and so on.

'Basque Ball' hopes to have a shot at Olympics

Athletes in Idaho are hoping to bring the game of Basque Ball, a combination of racquetball with tennis to the Olympics.
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Basque Pelota Explained 1/2 Chistera Glove Cesta Punta History Jeu de Paume Biarritz Documentary

Basque Pelota Explained 1/2 Chistera Glove Cesta Punta History Jeu de Paume Biarritz Documentary

In this new episode of Ben & Kaz trip to basque Country, you'll learn more about the history of basque pelota.
This ancestral sport is derived from the medieval game of jeu de paume.
In the first part of this exclusive documentary, cesta punta's history with its professional league will be explained by a former professional pilotari who is now a chistera glove maker in Biarritz.
The second part will come soon with the pala challenge between Ben & Kaz!!

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Spring by Ikson
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Miami Jai ALai game 11 in progress april 2 1988

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Basque Pelota Winners and Losers

Basque game of Hand-Pelota San Sebastian. 

Basque game of Hand-Pelota video I recorded during the summer in San Sebastian. 

Incredible Basque Pelota 2/2 Ben & Kaz Crazy Pala Trinquet Challenge 2019 Travel Documentary

Incredible Basque Pelota 2/2 Ben & Kaz Crazy Pala Trinquet Challenge 2019 Travel Documentary

Ben & Kaz continue their travel in basque country by discovering the other rackets disciplines of basque pelota.
This exclusive documentary features the long-awaited pala challenge between Ben & Kaz which will have an incredible outcome!
2019 has been crazy so far but don't miss this episode!!

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How Natxo Got His Famous Black Stripes | Made In: The Basque Country Ep2

In Episode 2 of Made In: The Basque Country, Natxo Gonzalez looses a hard fought Pelota match against his friend Aritz Aranburu, pays a visit to San Sebastian and the Pukas Surf factory, then takes us inside one of the best-ever days at the big wave, Roka Puta. Episode 3 drops April 2. Enjoy!

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