It is similar to volleyball in that players try to hit a ball over a net.The current men's fistball World Champion is Germany, winners of both the 2011 World Championships and the fistball category at the 2013 World Games.Due to the First World War, no German Championships were held between 19.In 1921, the first women's fistball championship was held, with Hamburger Turnerschaft emerging victorious against TV Krefeld, winning .When exactly the game of fistball was "invented", is not known.What is certain, however, is that the roots lie in the southern part of Europe, perhaps in Italy.The first IFA World Championships for women were held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1994, with Germany winning gold. A relative latecomer to fistball, Australia established their own fistball federation in 2013, with South Africa following soon after in 2014.
At the 1913 German Gymnastics Festival in Leipzig, the first German men's championships were held, where LLB Frankfurt won against 1879 MTV Munich, winning 11.In some cases, set results are limited by time, and this can be common in large tournaments for organizational purposes. points to the opposing team) are as follows: Fistball is not a seasonal sport.In summer (field season), it is played outside on a grass or turf sports field (field size 50 x 20 m).Due to the rapid spread of the fistball game and improved game skills, further changes in the rules were necessary, with a greater focus on winning points through forcing errors.
This style of play was more athletic and dynamic, and tactics began to change significantly.
Fistball, while still a game affiliated to the Gymnastics Association, began to grow independently.