Nomads in Kyrgyzstan live in the mountains and have interesting traditions.
It is good to learn about traditional games in Kyrgyzstan advance, horse games and other national games are an international sport competition dedicated to ethnic sports practiced in Central Asia, and the initiator of the World Nomad Games was the Kyrgyz Republic. The most popular national sports are horse riding. The most famous is the competitive team game Kok-boru, where two teams of 8 people compete in throwing the dead goat into the opponent's goal. It was very difficult, because to throw 20-pound carcass requires a lot of effort.
Therefore this game requires great endurance, physical strength and skill in riding a horse. Great demands are also made on the horse itself, which must be obedient, strong and fearless. Another interesting and unique game is Erenish. It is a struggle of riders on horseback, whererivalshave to throw an opponent off the horse. Also among horse sports are widespread horse racing and speed competitions. Or another game is Kyz-Kuumai. Since ancient times, the equestrian game "Kyz-Kuumai" has been an integral part of the life of nomadic peoples. If western men conquered their beloved with love serenades and poems, then our horsemen conquered girlswith horse races. The name of this game "Kyz-Kuumai" in translation from Kyrgyz language means "Catch up the girl". In the past, this game was aspart of a wedding custom. The game involves the bridegroom, so the groom has to catch up the bride, which is quite difficult because she is given with a stronger and faster horse, and she starts to move from place to 5-10 seconds before. If boy catches up with the girl, he kisses her by that he proves his love for her and secured the right to marry. Otherwise she must hit him with a whip.
Another important sport for the Kyrgyzstan citizens is wrestling Alysh. National wrestling Alysh is as popular as the wide-spread Greco-Roman and free style wrestling. There are national intellectual games besides competitions in strength and agility. These are the games Toguz korgool. The significance of this game for the Kyrgyz is that in peacetime, the warlike people played the Toguz korgool and developed their abilities of military strategic thinking.
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