Frontball, a new and modern game, accessible and universal.
Discover it in video below...
Simple playing rules
in the four corners of the world is a potential place to play
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.
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.
The traditional sport of Gaelic handball began in Scotland and Ireland.
end of the 19th CENTURY
Irish immigrants brought handball to the United States.
The creation of Frontball in the Basque Country, in FRANCE.