What countries are good at handball?

Asked By: Stuart Nader
Date created: Mon, Dec 7, 2020 2:21 PM
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Handball is one of the most popular team sports in much of Europe, particularly Germany, France, Spain, the Nordic countries and the countries of former Yugoslavia.
Answered By: Crystal Zboncak
Date created: Tue, Dec 8, 2020 4:24 PM

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Rules of Handball

  1. A match consists of two periods of 30 minutes each.
  2. Each team consists of 7 players; a goalkeeper and 6 outfield players.
  3. Outfield players can touch the ball with any part of their body that is above the knee.
  4. Once a player receives possession, they can pass, hold possession or shoot.
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Basic rules of team handball. The players consist of two teams that each have seven players including one goalkeeper and six court players per team. The players have to throw the designated ball past the goalkeeper in hopes of it going into their opponent's goal.
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Basic rules

  1. A game must have at least two players.
  2. The person in the leading square 'serves' the ball, bouncing it once within their square before entering an opponent's square.
  3. Once the serve is complete, the receiver must hit the ball to another player.
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The more unique pieces of equipment used in handball are the balls, goals, shoes, and the handball wax. The first things needed to play handball are a ball, two goals, and a court. If you're a coach who's trying to run a practice, it is a good idea to have many balls and also some cones to be used in drills.
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One of the oldest of ball games, handball has been traced back to the baths of Rome. Played later as a bare-handed game called pelota in Spain and France, it was the forerunner of modern jai alai. Handball was adapted in the British Isles during the 16th century and called fives (q.v.).
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The game was codified at the end of the 19th century in Denmark. The modern set of rules was published on 29 October 1917 in Berlin, which is seen as the date of birth of the sport, and had several revisions since. The first official handball match was played in the same year in Germany.
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Handball (also known as team handball, European handball or Olympic handball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outcourt players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team.

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