2Essential QuestionsWhat is the key concept of the game of team handball?What is the difference between offensive strategies and defensive strategies associated with team handball?How does the game of team handball compare to the game of hockey?
3HISTORYTeam handball is an Olympic sport gaining popularity in recreational and school Physical Education classes.Participants and spectators alike enjoy the fast continuous play, using their natural athletic skills of running, jumping, throwing and catching.Team Handball had its origins in Europe in the late 1920’s.A men's team Handball competition was included in the Munich Olympics in 1972, followed by the inclusion of women's competition in the 1976 Games in Montreal.
4EQUIPMENT Goal Wall mat to make a goal Handball Cones to mark boundariesTape tomark a goalHula Hoopsfor goalPoly Spots
5SAFETYTeam Handball players need to wear proper athletic shoes and clothing.Players need to be aware of all surroundings making sure to not come into contact with another player.Make sure Team Handball court is free of debris.Practice proper communication and good listening.
6HOW TO PLAY There are 6 court players and 1 goalie. Game begins with a center throw-off, aka, throw-on determined by a coin toss.Regulation game length is 2-30 minute halves.A player scores by shooting the ball into a goal.Each goal is worth 1 point.Change of possession every time a team scores .Team with the most points wins when time expires.
7HOW TO PLAY A MODIFIED GAME Can’t hold ball for more than 10 seconds.Player can take 3 steps after catching the ball and then must pass to a teammate.Can’t kick ball with their feet.Keep arms length distance between you and other team.Must not go in goal area.
8TEAM HANDBALL COURT Penalty Shot/Free throw Goal-area line Free Throw - A throw given to the other team when they are in violation of a rule of the gamePenalty Line - Line for free throw after a major penalty, creates one-on-one with goalie.Goal Area Line- Arc (usually 6m out) around goal that only the goalie can be in. Players may jump into area to shoot, provided they shoot before landing.
9TYPES OF PASSES SIDEARM PASS BASEBALL PASSES HANDOFF PASS ROLLER PASS Ball is thrown from the side to avoid defenderA one armed overhand passHANDOFF PASSROLLER PASSSimilar to quarterback handing ball off to a running back in football. Receiver forms a pocket for the ballThe ball is simply rolled along the floor to a teammate
10PASSING CUES Baseball pass-6th grade assessment Throwing the ball to another player to advance the ball down the court.Side to the targetStep with opposite footTwistThrow
11SHOOTING 7TH Grade assessment DEFENDINGHigh School assessmentSHOOTING 7TH Grade assessmentA scoring attempt made when a player releases a shot toward the goal.Trying to stop the other team from scoring using your body.
12SHOOTING CUES 7th assessment Grip ball so it rests in palmReach back and above shoulderSnap wristRelease the shot
13DEFENDING CUES High School assessment DEFENDEREyes on the ball or the attackerHands upPlace body between the attacker and the goal
14CATCHING 8th grade assessment Using hands and arms to grab the ball. In handball we pass and catch the ball with teammates to move closer to the goal and score a point.
15CATCHING CUES 8th grade assessment Elbows bentReach with handsEyes track the ballGrab with hands
16THROW INGOALWhen the ball crosses the goal line inside the goal. A goal may be scored from any throw. All goals are worth one point.Putting the ball back into play after it has crossed one of the sidelines. Feet must be outside of sideline and one or two hands used to throw.
17TYPES OF SHOTS POSITIONS SET SHOT GOALIE PENALTY SHOT COURT PLAYER A simple shot thrown from a standing stillposition. This is the type of shot used during penalty shots.The only player allowed in the goal area. The Goalie may defend in any way.PENALTY SHOTOne on one with the goalie. The shooter must stand with both feet behind the penalty line and keep one foot stationary during the shot.COURT PLAYERMember of the handball team actually playing on the court, except the goalie.
19WHY SHOULD I PLAY TEAM HANDBALL? Playing team handball Is good for my cardiovascular healthPlaying team handball stimulates my brainPlaying team handball keeps my muscles strongTeam handball allows me to meet new people and play with friends
20HOW WILL TEAM HANDBALL BENEFIT ME IN MY LIFE? Playing team handballKeeps me at a healthyweightPlaying team handballhelps me stay energizedand keeps me frombeing sleepyPlaying team handball is a great way to meet new people and havefun with friends
21WHAT SKILL AM I DOING?ShootingCatchingDefendingSidearm pass
22IDENTIFY THE HANDBALL Handball Football Soccer ball Tennis ball Basketball
23TEAM HANDBALL COGNITION ASSESSMENT What equipment is this? GoalWhat skill am I doing? CatchingWhy should I play Team Handball?It’s good for my heart healthHow will playing handball help me in my life? It will help me maintain a healthy weight
24IDENTIFY THE PERSON PLAYING HANDBALL BasketballHandballFootballSoccer