About Handball

Described to be a combination of football, basketball, and water polo- handball is a great all-round court sport! With Ancient Greek origins, the sport is unrestricted by number of faults like other sports, making it fast-paced and exciting! Two teams face each other, with each team aiming to throw the ball into the opposing goal. Players can’t keep hold of the ball for more than 3 seconds- making for a fun and thrilling sport!

The Benefits of Handball

Handball is great for all-round fitness, improving strength, agility, and precision. You can develop your quick-thinking and anticipation skills in this activity. Handball could be described as the ultimate court game, developing numerous physical benefits like stamina and endurance, plus social benefits like team work!

What Should I Wear?

We recommend that you wear comfortable footwear (such as non-marking court trainers), and light, comfortable sportswear to maximise flexibility and to ensure that you are kept cool. We would also strongly advise that you bring plenty of water to keep hydrated during your session.

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