Jengklek is a game that has been around for a long time. Of course, children born in the eighties and nineties have played this one-leg jump game. This form of play requires only 9 squares and flat stones. The number of players who participated also varied.
This Englek game can be played by anyone. Can be played by boys or girls. The stones used for throwing can also vary from ceramics, tile shards, or flat stones, choose pieces that are quite small and not large. Maybe those of you who have played this game will reminisce about the fun times with your friends.
Determine the first player
Micheldorf-hirt – Before starting to play, you make a picture first. Choose soil that can be drawn or outlined. Create 9 squares that you are ready to use to jump. If there are a lot of people playing, you can use the suit or Hompimpa method to determine who plays first and the order.
Of course, today’s children are no longer familiar with Jenglek games. Games that also teach accuracy in throwing and also your ability to jump. After determining the first player, you can start playing it. Your rock sheet is in the first box. After that, you have to jump over the box that you made.
In jumping there are rules. Inside the box, there are 9 boxes consisting of 3 parallel boxes lengthwise, 2 boxes aligned or parallel to each other, 1 box in the middle, 2 parallel boxes, and 1 box made like a mountain. In this game, one box can only stand on one leg and two boxes can stand on two feet. But if there is a stone in one of the boxes, you may not step on it.
For those of you who have played it, of course, it will be easy to win it. There are lots of game terms found in Jenglek such as:
Played with one foot
Sondamanda and many more
Here’s how to play Englek
Throw the first stone to the bottom first square
Start jumping but don’t step on the box with the stone
Jump on the second box, third, and so on
After arriving at the mountain box you have to turn back the jump
Turn and jump back to the place where the stone you threw
But remember not to step on the stones
After you find the stone you take it
Don’t step on the place where the stone you put it
If you step on it you will lose and have to wait for your turn to jump with the rock in the same place.