Bossaball is the ultimate mix of soccer tricks, volley skills and extreme gymnastics. Bossaball is a relatively new sport and was derived from Spain in 2004. Since then the sport has gone on to have international acclaim with countries such as Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Kuwait, Ecuador and Saudi Arabia. But international competitions are limited, teams from respected countries travel the world to try and raise awareness of the sport.
OBJECTIVE & RULES OF THE GAME
The game is nearly similar of volleyball and requires to hit a ball over a net in order to win points. You can use any part of your body eg – head, feet, hands to hit the ball over the net and into your opponents court. The games take place on a massive inflatable bounce elastic flour.
- Teams consist of 3-5 players and a mix of male and female players are permitted.
- You can hit the ball once using your hands and twice using your feet or head when the ball is on your side of the court before a team mate must then hit the ball.
- Serves can be made using any part of the body as long as they are ‘creative’.
- Games have no time limit and can only be won by reaching 25 points and by two clear games.
- Games are generally played out over the best of 3 or best of 5 sets.
- A team can hit the ball up to 5 times before they must try and get the ball into their opponents half.
- After each point teams rotate their positions clockwise so that a different person is on the trampoline section each time.