Takraw USA.comTakraw USA is a web site dedicated to promoting the extreme sport of Sepak Takraw, otherwise known as Takraw, in the USA. A traditional Southeast Asian sport, Sepak Takraw is a mash-up of elements from soccer, volleyball, net footbag, gymnastics, and martial arts. In addition to informing others about the unique sport of Sepak Takraw, the Takraw USA web site also serves as a space for the Takraw community in the USA to get together and share ideas.
Place: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
TEAM USA IS RECRUITING PLAYERS FOR THE FINAL ISTAF SUPER SERIES 2013-2014
The U.S. National Sepak Takraw Team is recruiting players to represent the USA in the men’s Regu event for the International Sepak Takraw Federation ISTAF Super Series Season 2 in Malaysia. The tournament will be held in Kuala Lumpur from February 12-16, 2014.
Number of players to recruit: Total of 5 players.
1 Setter (Feeder)
2 Spikers (Strikers)
2 Servers (Tekong)
1. US citizen or permanent resident
2. Advanced skills and experience in Sepak Takraw
If you are interested in being part of team USA, please fill out the recruiting form below and submit a 5 minute Youtube video of you competing in a Sepak Takraw match or other event. Application deadline: December 22, 2013.
ISTAF SUPER SERIES (ISS) SEASON 2 HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED
The latest schedule of ISS 2013 is as follows: (As of May 1st, 2013)
1st ISTAF Super Series, New Delhi, India. August 29th- September 1st
2nd ISTAF Super Series, Bangkok, Thailand. September 26th- 29th
3rd ISTAF Super Series, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. October 31st- November 3rd
4th Final ISTAF Super Series, To Be Announced.
The teams who will be participating in 2013 ISTAF Super Series are as follows:
1.Thailand 2.Malaysia 3.Korea 4.Indonesia 5.Singapore 6.Japan 7.Brunei 8.Philippines 9.India 10.USA 11.Myanmar 12.Iran
1.Thailand 2.Malaysia 3.Korea 4.Vietnam 5.Japan 6.Indonesia 7.China 8.India
ISTAF SUPER SERIES SEASON 2 HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED
On March 20th ISTAF and UFA Sports Asia held a workshop for teams that qualified for ISTAF Super Series Season 2 at Sunway Putra hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The objectives of the workshop were to allow teams to discuss problems in season one and prepare for season two. There were 15 countries who participated in the workshop. The ISTAF director announced the host countries for the four ISTAF Super Series 2013.
Venues and dates are as follows:
1st ISTAF Super Series, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. May 16th- 19th, 2013
2nd ISTAF Super Series, Thailand. June 27th- 30th, 2013
3rd ISTAF Super Series, India. August 29th- September 1st, 2013
4th ISTAF Super Series, Sabah, Malaysia. October 3rd – 6th, 2013
TEAM USA COMPETED IN THE FINAL ISTAF SUPER SERIES OF THE 2011-2012 SEASON AND THE 27TH KING’S CUP IN THAILAND
TEAM USA NOW RANKED 8TH IN THE ISTAF SUPER SERIES AFTER COMPETING IN 3RD SERIES IN SINGAPORE
TEAM USA COMPETED IN 2ND ISTAF SUPER SERIES, INDONESIA AND RANKED 10TH
USA vs Singapore at 2nd ISTAF Super Series, Indonesia 2012
USA TEAM COMPETED IN ISTAF SUPER SERIES THAILAND AND RANKED 12TH
USA TEAM COMPETED IN DIVISION 1 FOR 26 KING'S CUP 2011The USA team competed in Division I in the Men's Regu and Doubles events during the 26th King's cup Sepak Takraw World championship in Thailand. See Takraw USA photos gallery for pictures.
USA team at 26th King's Cup Sepak Takraw World Championship 2011
USA MEN'S TEAM COMPETED AT INAUGURAL ISTAF SEPAK TAKRAW WORLD CUP 2011 IN MALAYSIA, NOW RANKS 11TH IN WORLD
USA team at ISTAF World Cup 2011 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
USA TEAM COMPETED IN DIVISION 1 FOR KING'S CUP 2010 The USA team competed in Division I in the Men's Regu and Doubles events during the 25th King's cup Sepak Takraw World championship in Thailand. The international event was held in the Chiang Mai 700th Years Stadium in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
For results of the games and information, please see http://www.takraw.or.th/th/report.htm . See Takraw USA photo gallery for pictures.
USA TEAM TOOK THE SILVER MEDAL HOME FROM KING'S CUP 2009USA team got a silver medal in the Men's Regu event during the 24th King's cup Sepak Takraw World championship in Thailand. The international event was hosted by ISTAF (International Sepak Takraw Federation) and the Takraw Association of Thailand. See photo gallery for more pictures.
Final Match of Men's Regu Event: USA vs Germany
USA team at 24th King's Cup Sepak Takraw World Championship 2009
Click on Photos to see photos from the 23rd King's Cup 2008, 24th King's Cup 2009 and 25th King's Cup 2010
Sepak Takraw Tips:
Learn how to serve a horse kick with Seubsak Phunseubclik on the picture below.
The top Sepak Takraw spikers in the world: Click picture to watch the video
The best skills of Sepak Takraw: Click on the picture below to see the Sepak Takraw warm up video
Sepak Takraw Team Event : Gold medal match: Malaysia Vs Thailand in 22nd King's Cup
For more information about Sepak Takraw in the USA, please contact info@takrawusa dot com