Big Trouble for Handball rule: 7:6? Take it away!

The German national Handball team needed at the time in Varazdin goals, to the leading Spaniards to obtain the middle of the second half. So risked Federal coac

Big Trouble for Handball rule: 7:6? Take it away!

The German national Handball team needed at the time in Varazdin goals, to the leading Spaniards to obtain the middle of the second half. So risked Federal coach Christian Prokop something: He brought a seventh field player. The goalie on the bench had to. The Majority went to the rear. Prokop's Seven playful Ball to Ball. The Spaniards met three times into the empty goal. The German handball Federation (DHB) missed the semi-finals. What applied to the selection at the European championship 2018 Croatia unsuccessful, could soon be abolished.

For 2016, the International handball Federation (IHF) to the change of the goalkeeper against a seventh field player. It was intended as a tactical variant, and a spectacular new feature. Meanwhile, many coaches from it. Among the sharpest critics of national coach Alfred Gislason. He says: "I believe that the rule has made the game more attractive. On The Contrary. The football is slower.“ Also women's national coach Henk Groener can win 7:6 bit. A whole series of League coaches and the European Coaches, said recently that in a survey of the "football week" for the rule to take back.

"It is played too much for me stand-up basketball"

arrived At the IHF is the. "We are in the middle of the discussion," said Dietrich, Late of the "Germany radio". Late is the Chairman of the methodological Commission of the IHF. The world Association wants to reconsider the rule, because of the public pressure, through the majority opinion of the Trainer and the begun debate. However, Late in answer to the critics that per game, on average, only ten percent of the goals in the 7:6 were achieved. The result was an analysis of the world Cup in 2019. In the national leagues, the number is likely to be, however, higher, because the club teams have much more time to the 7:6 to rehearse.

In the Bundesliga, Maik is part of Mach Ulla to the Ablehnern the rule. He's missing the dynamics and the Action on the field, the tactical subtleties remained on the track: "It is me, played to a lot of stand-up basketball. The 1:1-situations for which we train young handball players remain in the game 7:6 on the track.“ The Coach of SG Flensburg-Handewitt sees the defence as Central, the interesting part of the hand ball. Take a risk, open ceilings, far from your own circle out back, the moves of the opponent guess: the heard for Ulla to the modern Handball. If the opponent is constantly in the 7:6 games, weakens, in his opinion, Teams with offensive defense: "We must make us very defensive."

do Ulla was from the Start, as a rule, no friend of the 7:6. He makes it rare, hardly to train. His players reject it. His observation is that the attack will play static, as soon as the constellation 7:6 entry: "You'll tire yourself and take this sleepiness into your next defensive action."

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A further negative consequence is that the hits are in the opinion of many renowned coach into an empty net: When the front of the Ball is nearly there, running the goalie by the Bank in the direction of the housing, the Ball of the opponent's repel – the fails mostly. In the best case, the save makes for spectacular images. Of the ranks, however, only malice comes when a sloppy attack will be so punished. Psychologically, this is not a nice Moment, and Against impact with hits into the empty goal reminiscent of recreational volleyball. Do Ulla says: "If a Trainer with the 7:a 6 success, praises their courage. If there are gates into the empty goal, we say: How could he?“

Updated Date: 23 July 2020, 02:19

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