Senior Rules

IOHA Refereeing Information Index

Mini-Handball Rules

Guide To Refereeing

Refereeing Handsignals

Refereeing Handsignals

All players, teachers and coaches should familiarise themselves with the correct signals used by referees. They are in most instances self-explanatory.

Illegal Entry into the Goal Area

Double - Dribble Too many steps, holding the ball too long

Striking the opponents arm

Holding the opponent

Running / Jumping into

Side-line Throw

Goal Keepers Throw

Passive Play, Time Wasting

Direction of Free Throw

Maintain distance from Free Throw

Permission to enter the court, during Time Out

Referee’s Throw

Yellow/Red Card – Caution/Disqualification

Suspension – Two minutes


Time Out


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