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Indoor Sports: Team Handball, Roller Hockey, Floorball, Darkzone, Box Lacrosse, Ithf Table Hockey, Inline Hockey, Arena Football Source Wikipedia

Indoor Sports: Team Handball, Roller Hockey, Floorball, Darkzone, Box Lacrosse, Ithf Table Hockey, Inline Hockey, Arena Football

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Published August 14th 2011
ISBN : 9781157106005
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58 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 56. Chapters: Team handball, Roller hockey, Floorball, Darkzone, Box lacrosse, ITHF table hockey, Inline hockey,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 56. Chapters: Team handball, Roller hockey, Floorball, Darkzone, Box lacrosse, ITHF table hockey, Inline hockey, Arena football, American handball, Laser Quest, Indoor cricket, Indoor cycling, Q-Zar, Arena baseball, Squash tennis, Indoor soccer, Button football, Wallyball, Indoor Rules, Photon: The Ultimate Game on Planet Earth, Floor hockey, Stick, Racketlon, Rapid ball, Xare, Cosom hockey. Excerpt: Handball (also known as team handball, Olympic handball or European handball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outfield players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball to throw it into the goal of the other team. The team with the most goals after two periods of 30 minutes wins. Modern handball is usually played indoors, but outdoor variants exist in the forms of field handball and Czech handball (which were more common in the past) and beach handball (also called sandball). American handball and Gaelic handball are completely different sports to team handball. The game is quite fast and includes body contact as the defenders try to stop the attackers from approaching the goal. Contact is only allowed when the defensive player is completely in front of the offensive player, i.e. between the offensive player and the goal. This is referred to as a player sandwich. Any contact from the side or especially from behind is considered dangerous and is usually met with penalties. When a defender successfully stops an attacking player, the play is stopped and restarted by the attacking team from the spot of the infraction or on the nine meter line. Unlike in basketball where players are allowed to commit only 5 fouls in a game (6 in the NBA), handball players are allowed an unlimited number of faults, which are considered good defence and disruptive to the attacking teams rhythm. Goals are scored quite frequently- usuall...