Friday, 12 September 2014

Tchoukball - Research game

The game Tchoukball is from Switzerand and it was created by Hermann Brandt in 1970. The game was created because Hermann thought that sports should not just be used to form champions but to just be creative and create a more humane society. Hermann is also an artist and now lives in Canada.

It is still played today, there is a main competition called World Tchoukball Championship. Tchoukball is popular in some countries but not so much in others. There are many competitions for Tchoukball. Though the game was created in Switzerland, there are competitions all over the world.  There is the European World Cup, Asian World Cup, South American World Cup and the Tchoukball World Cup Championship.

Each team is allowed to score on both sides of the field. In the game you are allowed to have 12 players on each team, of which seven may be on the court at any one time. To score a point you have to be an attacking player and it has to bounce off the frame, (The frame is similar to a trampoline) and land outside the D without getting caught by the defence team. Believe it or not, defenders are not allowed to intercept any passes from the attack team. You are only allowed to take three steps and you are not allowed to make more than three passes before you shoot at the frame.

Mtv Movie

Why Can't We Be Friends - MTV from Team 5 PES on Vimeo.

This week the girls in this movie were up to date with all their work, so they got the whole week to make a mtv movie about anything. But the movie has to be telling a positive message. This is what we came up with.

Thursday, 4 September 2014


Eric Golden Murray is a New Zealand rower and an olympic gold medalist. He was born on May 6 1982 (Age 32) and is now married to Jackie Murray and is the father of Zac Murray. He has won four World Rowing Championship gold medals all in a row and he has also set two world best times.

Hamish Byron Bond, born on the 13th February in 1986. He is 28 years of age. Hamish is a New Zealand rower and Olympic gold medalist at the 2012 London Olympic Games. He won five gold medal in a row for the World Rowing Championships. Believe it or not, he has also set two world best times.

The New Zealand men team, Eric and Hamish came first on their first crack at the event. Later on they won in a time of six minutes 33.26 seconds to destroy the previous fastest time in the event - set 20 years ago - by more than nine seconds. They were a great team, New Zealand is grateful to have a team like them.

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Rimu- Adding More Detail

Twisting and turning on the bed, he got tangled in his sheets. Something was bugging him, it was another one of those lazy mornings. All of a sudden Rimu heard a strong deep voice shouting his name. He turned to the window as he heard tapping coming from that direction, he could barely open his eyes. Rimu still felt a bit drowsy, you could tell by his heavy eyes. He couldn’t make out why he could hear his name. Obviously it can’t be hail because it was clearly in the middle of summer. He dragged himself out of bed, and looked. He could just make out a figure, which leant forward and rapped again, with more power in his voice this time.
“Rimu! You deadhead. Wake up!”
Rimu groaned. Ollie! He would have preferred hail.