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The Benefits of Old Dutch Games | SG-Vrehuur

Dec 17th 2014 at 11:18 PM

Old Dutch Games such as otherwise referred to Oud Hollandse Spelletjes provide the opportunity for individuals who possess great energy and mental will to develop their sportsman abilities and create a better environment for everyone. The popular old generation Dutch games include;

· The Verhuur,

· Doe de deur dicht,

· Knikkerlabyrinth,

· Gattenkaaspel,

· Hengelen,

· Sjoelbak Haaks,

· Kolven

· Spiraalspel, and

· Stokkenvangen

The renting Old Dutch play culture began in Rotterdam, where customers are a local joint relish the chances of playing some old games in the old days, and they simply enjoy meeting one another to relive some past times.  The Verhuur for instance is a recreational material popular in Oud Hollande Spelen, this game amazes everyone, and it involves the acquisition of several items on board games. Old Dutch men and women love this game because it sharpens their skills.

The Kolven is another Old Dutch game that originated from the Netherlands, and it is played by four different players who hit a ball over certain distances , and any player who reaches the opponent starting point will win. This game is quite fascinating because it can last for days and opponents who are not physically fit enough cannot win. Kolven is played indoor and the playing center must at least measure 17.5 x 5 meters in length and width respectively. One of the aims of this game is to hit the ball against the courts three times, and in most cases, rubber balls are used because they are heavier and do not wear out easily.

You need to hit the ball with three strokes to win the game of Kolven, while the opposing posts to which you must hit the ball are set at angle 85 degrees at each other.  Five games are normally played at succession before the winner of a game is decided.

The Spiraalspel is another Dutch game that still remains fresh in the minds of its lovers, this game involves some spiral movement games on hard wooden surfaces and can be found mostly at children parties within Dutch environments. This is one of the games that hold sway before the development of the newer computer games. The Spiraalspel is still enjoyed till today among Dutch individuals even though its existence dates back to the 18th century.  The beauty of the oud hollandse spelen rules is that all games are used to boost friendship among Dutch societies even though winners of the games usually walk away with great prices.

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