Played with Shuttlecocks
games are popular in many countries, especially in
Asian countries. Versions include Chegi in
Korea, traditional shuttlecock games from
China, and badmitton games in England
and the United States.
Traditional Korean Game
a Korean student shows a shuttlecock he
Park from Korea
I was a little girl, I was always playing games
outside with my girlfriends. I don't know why but
most games are divided into two parts, one for
girls and one for boys.
there are many toys and games now, there were few
toys when I was a little girl. So we usually played
with some tools which were easy to get.
the games was the traditional game called Chegi. It
is a game for both boys and girls, but boys tend to
enjoy it more. Also, adults can enjoy it. Really,
it is the game for people of all ages and both
sexes, and it has been loved for many years by all
principle of Chegi is like that of the shuttlecock
to make a Chegi whuttlecock
First of all, you need a special kind of
shuttlecock, a Chegi. The shuttlecock is
formed by a small, heavy, and flat plumb and
tassel. You can get the materials easily around
youone or two coins, a short string to tie
the head of the shuttlecock, and a sheet of paper
that is light and durable, such as vinyl.
spread the sheet out. Second, put the coin in the
center of it and wrap the coin in the sheet and tie
it in with the string. Finally, cut the tail to
make a tassel. That's all.
to play Chegi
We play with our feet. We kick the head of the
shuttlecock repeatly. We can use just one foot or
we can use both feet. It depends on the
compete against each other and take pride in their
different kinds of skills. Although the game is
easy to play and interesting, it has not spread to
other countries. I think it should be introduced to
many countries, so that many people can enjoy
More traditional children's
students demonstrate games.
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