TEAM HANDBALL

INTRODUCTION:

COURT:

EQUIPMENT:

DURATION OF GAME:

PLAYERS:

STARTING PLAY:

BASIC STRATEGY:

GAME PLAY:

  1. Players are allowed to run 3 steps with the ball.
  2. Players may hold the ball for 3 seconds before passing or advancing it in some method.
  3. Players may dribble the ball but are not allowed to "double dribble" (similar to basketball).
  4. A player may take 3 steps, dribble, and take 3 more steps before passing or shooting.
  5. Except for the goalie players may not play the ball below the knees.
  6. A Player may not pass the ball to his/her self by throwing it into the air (air dribble is illegal).
  7. Players are not allowed to dive for a ball that is on the ground.
  8. Goalies may leave the goal area to play the ball but must then abide by all the court rules.

DEFENDING OPPONENTS:

  1. Players are allowed to use their body to block an opponent's movement & shots (modified in phy-ed classes)
  2. Defensive players may not push, hold, trip, or hit an opponent.
  3. Defensive players may not knock the ball away from an opponent's grasp.
  4. Offensive players may not charge into defensive players.

OUT-OF-BOUNDS:

  1. On the touchline (sideline):
  2. On the goal line:

SCORING:

GOAL AREA:

  1. Only the goalie may stand inside the goal area.
  2. If an offensive player is in the circle or on the line, with or without the ball, the ball is given to the opponent and a goal cannot be scored. A free throw is awarded to the defense.
  3. If the defense gains an "advantage" by being in the goal area, a penalty throw is awarded the attackers.
  4. A ball inside the goal area belongs to the goalie.
  5. Player are not considered to be in the goal area if they are in the air having taken off outside the 6 M line.

FREE THROWS (FT):

  1. FT are taken immediately without the referee touching the ball
  2. FT are thrown from the place the violation occurred.
  3. Defensive players must be 3 M (10') away from the thrower.
  4. The thrower must have one foot continuously in contact with the court and must throw or pass within 3 seconds.
  5. FT are taken for any violation not covered by the penalty throw.
  6. If the foul or infringement occurs between the goal line and the free throw line, a free throw is taken just outside the free throw line opposite from where the foul took place.

PENALTY THROWS (PT):

  1. PT are given when:
  2. Officials follow the "advantage" or "delayed penalty" rule:
  3. PT are taken from the penalty mark and shot with only the goalie defending.
  4. Throwers must keep one foot in contact with the court behind the line until the ball is released.
  5. All other players must stand behind the free throw line until the ball is released.
  6. Once the PT is released the ball is live and regular play continues from that point.

PLAYER PUNISHMENT:

  1. Yellow Card:
  2. 2-Minute Suspension:
  3. Red Card:

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