The beginning. There are records of handball-style games going back to antiquity. The games of “Urania” played by the ancient Greeks (and described by Homer in the Odyssey) and “Harpaston” played by the Romans (and described by the Roman doctor Claudius Galenus in 130 to 200 A.D.) as well as in the “Fangballspiel” (or ‘catch ball game’) featured in the songs of the German ...
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It was the indoor format that Handball made a return to Olympic competition, first for Men, in Munich 1972, and then for Women, Montreal 1976. Since then, the game has continued to grow across the world and even Australia and the region. The game is currently played in the following formats: Handball. Field handball.
Address. Sports House, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney. Country. Australia. Secretary General. Ms. Bronwyn Thompson. The Australian Handball Federation (AHF) is the governing body for the Olympic sport of handball (also known as European Handball or Olympic Handball) in Australia .
Handball was brought to Australia by the Irish and the 1838 Act of New South Wales forbade publicans to have any ball courts in or about their hotels. The first championship was played in Melbourne in 1847 for a prize of $150 and by 1880 many championship games were covered and lit by gaslight.
Handball then disappeared from the Olympic program after World War II and its popularity began to wane. Across Europe the harsher climate, particularly in Scandinavia, led to the creation of a seven-a-side indoor handball format. Handball returned to the Olympic program in this form at Munich 1972 for men only.
History and development. Australian handball is similar to Gaelic, Welsh and American handball, and has been played formally in Australia, since 1923. Introduction. Although its formal beginnings in Australia date from 1923, it has been played in some capacity or another since the 19th Century.
A registered teacher with competence (knowledge and skills) in the teaching of European handball or an adult supervisor other than a registered teacher with Beginning Coaching Handball (Level 1) coaching accreditation with Handball Australia (or equivalent), working under established safety procedures and the direct supervision of a registered ...
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Handball (also known as team handball, European handball or Olympic handball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outcourt players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team.