Dear Street Handball fans, become a project manager.
The game that can be played by everyone across sexes, ages, and in line with fair-play rules.
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provides more fun for everybody and it might even improve your overall fitness and let new handball players see how much fun the ´real´ game is. Playing towards 1 goal is “fine”, but one might wonder why football has become such a widespread sport? We Do Not think it would have been, had it been played with only 1 goal frame.
The person throwing at the goal can run back and become goalkeeper, or swap with a substitution player who must then become goalkeeper. (In this case, the substitution player is allowed to stand next to the goal ready to step in when the thrower exits the pitch at the centre line.) Remember. There are no fixed line-up roles.
For very young children we recommend not to count the goals/points scored. The most important thing is to have fun. This also means without a scoreboard.
Quote from a street-handball event in Denmark, “We were counting goals up to around 3 and it seemed that the Instructor and later the players forgot to keep track of the score, but the match continued, and the kids enjoyed it and had fun. Finally, prizes were awarded by way of a draw.”
Together with the team coaches, it is the task of the Match Instructor to ensure the good experience, and that all participants feel ownership of the game. The Instructor should remove the players’ attention from the result and instead focus on the good handball experience, presence in the match, the flow of the match, and avoid too many interruptions of the match. So, the Instructor is not the referee; his task is to guide the players on the rules and make the players focus on what they did well, etc.
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You decide pitch size yourselves; 10 meters wide x 20 meters long.
– 2 goal areas at opposite ends, preferable dotted lines forming a crescent or a straight line.
(4 meters from goal line to line in front of goal and 3 meters from the post to the side line.)
– Mini goal, 2.4 meters wide x 1.6 meters long.
(Short description – Updated 2018.31.01)