Thailand and Sepak Takraw

Sepak Takraw, also known as Asian soccer, is widely played in Thailand. Discover how to play the sport and where Sepak Takraw is played…


Sepak Takraw commonly referred to in Thailand just as Takraw, is a sports activity that is becoming increasingly popular around the globe. It is a merged form of football (football) and volleyball with a little bit of kung fu and gymnastics. The fundamental objective of the game is to hold the special ball from touching the ground. Players can use their feet, knees, head, shoulders, and elbows but not their hands.

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Playing Sepak Takraw

The game is played between a pair of two teams of three players. Balls used in this sport are synthetic. Scoring and basic rules are the equivalents as in volleyball. Players are allowed to hit the ball just three times.

Playing locations

Sepak Taraw is played for a lot of fun in all parks and many other public locations. People normally get together from 17:00 and play until 21:00.

Every April, professional Sepak Takraw tournaments are presented all through the country. For more information, Thai speakers can get in touch with the Thailand Takraw Association (TTA).

Thailand Takraw Association (TTA)

Tel: 02 282 6771

Further Information

Information from Wikipedia