Baseball is not the invention of any one person, as many Americans believe, at the heart of this sport is a whole series of ball and bat games that previously existed in Europe.
In Russia in the old days there was a common version of baseball, it was called bast, the roots of this game go back to the distant XIV century. Two teams played in bast shoes, which included 5-10 people each, there was a serving and a beating player. The ball was thrown to the player, he had to hit him with a short stick and run across to the opposite side of the court so as not to be a “buried” ball.
For several centuries, the British played English Bast or Rounders, as well as Cricket. The first cricket competition was recorded in 1697, it took place in England in the city of Sussex. Two teams of 11 people each play cricket. Two wickets are installed on the site – poles with shelves, which the player is trying to get into. Continue reading
It’s no secret that the more a person moves, the better his health. This truth applies to all, without exception, and especially to the disabled. Indeed, often the state and other people do not give them due attention. For many people with disabilities, playing sports is one of the few ways to show everyone that they are just like us. In addition, this is the most powerful factor for their rehabilitation.
Attempting people with disabilities to sports tried in the 19th century. This year, the first club for people with hearing loss was created in Berlin. Already in August 1924, the first competitions were held. The national teams of the Netherlands, Belgium, England, Poland, France and Czechoslovakia participated in them. It was also attended by Italian, Romanian and Hungarian athletes. These countries did not have Continue reading