This resource card is an information card that is primarily a teaching resource but could be given to pupils as a pupil resource. It outlines the basic rules, tactics and skills required for handball.
Handball is a dynamic, popular and exciting sport that requires athleticism, strength and stamina, great fitness and most of all, teamwork. Handball is the fastest indoor sport after ice-hockey.
With physical contact, unlimited substitutions and shots at goal that can reach over 100 km/hour, there is always something exciting happening on the field of play. Handball comes in a variety of forms from Field (Outdoor) Handball, to the now popular Olympic (Indoor) Handball played on a 40m x 20m court to the now recently introduced Beach (Sand) Handball. This resource card outlines the basics of the game including handball rules, tactics and skills.