Taktyerra is a mock combat or fighting game where the player avoid being hit by the ball. This activity is named after the word to fight or hit one another in the Wembawemba language of Victoria.

Yirrganydji name: Du:linjirring
Pronunciation: Dool-in-jid-dee-ing
Meaning of Yirrganydji name: Hitting each other

Two players stand on a small mat 2 meters by 2 meters or within a marked out square the same size and throw sponge balls at each other. The aim is to hit the other person while dodging the balls being thrown at you. Each player gets three balls each.

Last updated: 02 May 2018