Handball was originally played by the Greeks (this game was described by Homer and Odyssey) and the Romans in 130-200 BC called Claudius Galenus. Around the year 1170-1230, this game began to be played by the German people, known as the name "fangballspiel" and began to be introduced to a poetry song written by walther von der vgelweide. Handball began to appear in France in 1494-1533, this game was played using the palm of the hand. Around 1473, the history of the game of handball was played by the Inuit community. Finally, around 1484 a Danish sports administrator had made this handball game as a sport in Denmark and made various rules of the game that were right to be known. This handball game continued to develop until entering the 19th century in the city of Danish in Nyborg, Denmark. In 1897 this handball game was competed between countries, and there were three countries that routinely participated in the competition, namely the 3 countries which were Denmark, Germany, and Sweden. In 1910 this game by experts has been used as a physical sport in two forms of play in Sweden, this handball is termed in the form of "Raffbal" (handball) and "konigsbergell". Then in 1912 the German nationality Hirschman spread the game of handball. After that in 1926, at a hague city meeting, here while there was a congressional meeting of the international amateur athletic federation, the congress began to draft international regulations from the handball.
Handball is known to be a game that has the same game rules as the type of soccer game. However, there are differences between these two games, namely football is played using the feet by the players whereas if the hand ball is played using the hands by the players. Another difference is that in handball games there are only 8 players, while soccer there are 11 players. However, basically the aim of the handball game is the same as soccer, which is putting the ball into the opponent's goal using your hand.
After that, the handball game developed in 1951 in various circles of the PON II match. This pound match was participated by students of sports schools in Indonesia so that it continued to develop until 2008 the development of handball participated in the Asian Beach Games in Indonesia, so that this handball match began to develop as a whole until it was continued to be played by the public today. Oahraga is known to be very rapidly developing because Indonesian people like the form of games and rules in this sport. Handball continues to grow in the world and become one of the sports that are competed at Sea Games.
handball sports are also known to be beneficial for health. So many also recommend it as a sport to increase body endurance. One of the benefits of handball is that it gives a stronger reaction to the flow of blood in the chest muscles, so that players will experience the formation of a more perfect chest muscle as well as the immune system of the muscles will increase. Players because they often run while holding the ball accurately will make players have abdominal muscle formation, so it becomes a sixpack. In addition to the formation of chest muscles, this sport also forms the agility of the players. That is why, hand balls are included in various types of exercises to train agility.