Handball – Equipment
In Handball, a player uses different equipment which are needed while playing the game. An audience can see the use of the following equipment when game is on. As the game is played in various forms, equipment used by player also varies accordingly.
Ball used in handball is similar to the volley ball or the balls that are used in football, but nowadays a special type of ball has been made which is tailor-made for easy carrying and passing from hand to hand.
In handball, a goal centre is provided at each end of the court, which is 2mts tall and 3mts wide. The goal centre and the crossbar must be of the same material. Mostly, it is made of aluminium. The colors on both the goal centres must be the same.
Each goal centre must have a net and it must be fastened in such a way that a ball thrown into does not pass the goal.
While playing American handball, it is necessary to wear gloves as the manoeuvring of ball needs to be really fast. Players may use some means to protect their eyes from injuries. For example- sun glasses are permitted.
There is no definite specification of shoes that a handball player should use. There are various types of shoes available which can be chosen by a player that will help them to play comfortably and prevent any potential injury.