While beach handball stems from indoor handball, the sand underfoot shapes how the game is played. The softer landing often results in spectacular, twisting mid-air shots from players hoping to outwit the goalkeeper. Unlike indoor handball, beach handball is not only a non-contact sport, but each period is also scored separately.
According to the Philosophy of Beach Handball (attractiveness of the game – two teams playing as much as possible in full strength), any infringements awarded during play shall be against players as individuals and not team
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Beach Handball is a team sport played on sand where players pass, bounce or roll a ball, trying to throw it in the goal of the opposing team. Each team features three standard players, and a goalie or specialist on each side.
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Beach handball is a team sport where two teams pass and bounce or roll a ball, trying to throw it in the goal of the opposing team. The game is similar to standard handball, but it is played on sand instead of on a solid floor. Because the ball loses most of its bounce on sand, there is little to no dribbling, and players instead perform more passing as the rules of travelling still apply. Matches are played as best two-out-of-three sets. If teams are tied at the end of a regular set then the te
Beach Handball became officially recognized as a sport in 2001. This sand-based iteration features 3 players plus a goalie or “specialist” on each side. During defensive possessions, teams are made up of 3 defenders and 1 person relegated to the goal.
Beach handball is part of the World Games as an invitational sport since the 2001 edition. It has become an official sport of the World Games program since 2013.