GEO LUDENS

Creating a tech tool to promote European Traditional Sport and Games from an intergenerational and inclusive perspective.

Ref. Project: 579689-EPP-1-2016-1-ES-SPO-SSCP

LARANJINHA

BALL GAMES

GAME

ALL

TEAMS

NO CLUB

SOCIAL INTEGRATION ,SOCIAL SOCIALIZATION ,PSICOLOGYCAL RELAXATION, PHYSICAL MOTOR SKILLS IMPROVEMENT

laranjinha

How is it played? (Rules)

A number of players, two, three or four players, each having two wooden balls.

Sport or Game History and origins:

We know this game by the oral tradition, but in 1882, Pedro Aloy, write a book named “Recreios Colegiais” that mention different kind’s of this game and identified him as “laranjinha”. This game is known as an adult men game, but now are child’s that play him. Played in taverns or on the field.

Submitted by

COIMBRA UNIVERSITY

Objective

Make a certain number of points by prior agreement with the participants, by the balls closest to the “laranjinha”.

Benefits

Physical: Motor skills improvement (coordination, balance, agility, etc.)
Psychological: Psychological skills improvement (motivation, leadership, group cohesion, concentration, etc.)
Social: Socialization (social relations based on game/sport).
Social: Integration (intergenerational, integender, intercomunities, etc.)

Game’s materials

Two balls of wood or oranges or iron for each participant, and a small ball – the “small orange”.

Is it related to an specific event or festivity ( festivals, religious or pagan celebrations)?

No.

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