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Sepak Takraw UK Association Website

This site is the UK's main source of Sepak Takraw information and equipment. Our primary aim is to support and nurture the Takraw movement that is now growing in the UK.

The UK is forming the first national Takraw team
The potential is there for you to play with us and represent your country
Get a Takraw, get the skills and get in touch!

Sepak Takraw, a new sport to the UK, combines Football, Volley-ball, & Martial Arts.

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International Sepak Takraw Tournaments

Tournament Start Date
Saturday, March 19, 2011 (All day) Swiss Open 2011
Sunday, May 8, 2011 (All day) Sepak Takraw at the Arafura Games
Friday, June 24, 2011 (All day) 5th Elmshorn Dragon ́s Cup 2011
Thursday, July 21, 2011 (All day) ISTAF World Cup 2011
Thursday, September 8, 2011 (All day) ISTAF Super Series 2011/12 - Bangkok, Thailand
Monday, September 12, 2011 (All day) 26th King's Cup - 2011
Friday, November 11, 2011 (All day) SEA (South East Asian) Games - Indonesia 2011 (XXVI)
Thursday, December 1, 2011 (All day) ISTAF Super Series 2011/12 - Malaysia - Exact dates TBC
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 (All day) ISTAF Super Series 2011/12 - Vietnam - Exact dates TBC
Sunday, April 1, 2012 (All day) ISTAF Super Series 2011/12 - Iran - Exact dates TBC

Sepak Takraw News

  • Sepak Takraw Beglium Logo

    The date for the Sepak Takraw training course is fixed on the 29th, 30th and 31st of October 2011. MAS-team is coming to Belgium - De Pinte, to train everybody who participates. After the weekend everybody gets an official trainers certificate in Sepak Takraw approved by ISTAF. The sessions will be going on in training-center OCP in De Pinte near Gent (Belgium).

  • Eurosport2 Logo

    The deals have been done and most of the results are in. ISTAF and UFA Sports have sold rights to several broadcasters including Eurosport. Sepak Takraw has been broadcast before by channels like ESPN but never before has filming and broadcasting been done on this scale. Add to this the fact that ISTAF has customised the rules to suit a TV audience and you can see why there's a buzz surrounding this upcoming tournament.

  • Stilt walker at Danson Festival

    On July 2nd and July 3rd we will once again be at the Danson Festival. An annual affair in Bexley held by Bexley Council and REM. As always there will be much to see and do. Although, this year, there will be something you haven't seen before. A professional Sepak Takraw demonstration! That's right, 12 Malaysian Sepak Takraw experts flown in just for you Bexley!

  • Abdul Halim Bin Kader

    There have been new hopes for Olympic Recognition with a rallying statement from Abdul Halim Bin Kader - President of the Asian Speak Takraw Federation (pictured). Riding on the back of new surge in Takraw promotion from ISTAF and others, thousands are hoping this elusive status can be reached - Finally gaining the recognition it so sorely deserves.

  • Takraw on TV

    One of largest barriers to other countries adopting Sepak Takraw is the lack of televised events and professionally authored DVDs. That however could all change. As part of their plans to revolutionise Sepak Takraw, ISTAF and UFA Sports Asia have unveiled an all-new ISTAF Tournament Calendar creating a truly exciting line-up of brand new international Takraw tournaments.

  • Sir Chris Hoy with pupils from Hartford High School

    The Sepak Takraw UK Association recently spoke to Julia Harries, a teacher from Hartford High School. We were excited to hear that they had recently adopted Sepak Takraw. So, as you can imagine, we were thrilled to hear that this had come about as part of the International Inspiration programme. Not only that but Sir Chris Hoy would be visiting the school to celebrate the scheme and see the results first hand.

  • University of Worcester Logo

    University of Worcester found the UK Association and got involved. Coaching Science students have been tasked with developing their abilities coaching and understanding Takraw. Opening up the chance for coaching awards to become recognised in the UK.

  • University of Brighton Logo

    A trainee PE teacher studying at The University of Brighton has got involved with Takraw - Constructing a lesson plan to showcase teaching Takraw to Key Stage 3 pupils. (11-14yrs) (As part of the new and improved 'alternative curriculum' module allowing new sports to be experienced and seen by students). The lesson went well and all were enthusiastic about taking part and enjoyed the new sport.

  • Grow Takraw Facebook Group

    The Facebook group solely created to spread the word and unite the worlds Takraw fans and followers. Found and spread by all corners of the world, we have had great support and countries of origin are hugely excited about Takraw in the UK, and Europe (where it is steadily growing also).

  • UEL Takraw Logo

    UEL - The first Uni in the UK to accept Takraw and allow it to be a sport there, are continuing with it's support. A Few key players / enthusiasts at the Uni will be captaining and running training sessions, lead / assisted by our Head Coach Chang Min Jung. Chang has seen some promise there and sees no reason why they cannot form a team and compete with other Unis or teams around the UK.