PRESENTATION

 

Frontball, a new and modern game, accessible and universal.

Discover it in video below...

ACCESSIBLE

Simple playing rules

Inexpensive facilities

& equipment

UNIVERSAL

Every wall

in the four corners of the world is a potential place to play

 

RULES

The rules for Frontball are quite simple.  You can download them from this page.

The official dimensions for the playing court are provided in the rules, but... everyone is free to adapt them to the available wall.  It’s therefore easy to play Frontball on any wall.

A wall, flat ground, a piece of chalk and you’ve got a frontball court!

 

The official dimensions must be  complied with for an official competition.

 

HISTORY

FROM "POK A TOK" TO FRONTBALL... A LONG STORY

Called Pok a Tok by Mayan ancestors, handball in North America, or Pelote Basque in France, handball games have existed since the dawn of time...

3000 YEARS AGO

The Mayans came face to face during jousts in which the winning team was decapitated as a sacrifice to the Gods.  The blood of the winners was used to fertilize the soil...

1000 YEARS AGO

The ball-and-court game of Jeu de Paume began in France from which all the  current pelota rules originate.  This practice still exists today, mainly in the South of France, with the game of Basque Pelota.

14th CENTURY

The traditional sport of Gaelic handball began in Scotland and Ireland.

end of the 19th CENTURY

Irish immigrants brought handball to the United States.

IN 2008

The creation of Frontball in the Basque Country, in FRANCE.

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