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Handball Basic Rules For Kids

Handball Basic Rules For Kids

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Handball Rules

A handball team has 7 players; 6 on the court and 1 goalie. Two teams compete against each other.

No player besides the goalie is allowed near the goal. Shots can only be taken outside the goal area.

The game is 60 minutes long, there are 2 halves of 30 minutes each.

The game is started when a player in the center throws the ball back to a teammate.

You cannot take more than 3 steps without bouncing the ball.

You cannot hold the ball for 3 seconds without bouncing it.

The goalie is the only player that is allowed to kick the ball.

A throw-in happens when the ball goes out of play on either side of the court.

A corner is when the ball goes out of play on a goal line and it was last touched by a defender.

A goalie can throw the ball back into play when an attacker puts the ball out of play near the goal line.

The goal of the game is to score by getting the ball into the net.