Kindergarten handball is growing up

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Developed in France as “BabyHand” for more than two decades, kindergarten handball is gaining more and more interest from abroad. The adapted form of handball made suitable for three- to five-year-old children is one of the topics at the EHF Grassroots Convention in Munich on 14 January 2024.

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We adapt handball for children: we have balls, we have goals, but we want it to be fun, which is why sometimes some of our teachers come from outside the handball world. I tried to have proper handball coaches with me during sessions, but they were really focused on the technique, which is not what we want.
Vanessa Patucca-Bourgeais
Initiator BabyHand

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