Category Archives: Courses

Basic Handball Refereeing Course

The basic course in refereeing will commence in a few days. Schedule as follows:
Mon 22nd Jan, 1800-2000 @ MHA HQ – Rule 7, 9-15
Mon 29th Jan,1800-2000 @ MHA HQ – Rule 7, 9-15 cont.
Mon 5th Feb,1800-2000 @ MHA HQ  – Rule 8 and 16
Mon 12th Feb, 1800-2000 @ MHA HQ – Rule 1-4 and 18
Mon 19th Feb, 1800-2000 @ MHA HQ – tbc
Practicals (YAC game officiating) will be held between the 19th Feb and end of April. A last theoretical session will be held in April/May.
The course is open to anyone and is free of charge.
Those interested in participating are to register their interest by sending an email on
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Level 2 Handball Coaching Course – part 5

MHA’s Level 2 Handball Coaching Course initiated in October 2016 has reached its final stages with part 5 being held between the 7th and 13th December 2017.  Part 6 consisting of practical sessions within clubs is underway and part 7 that includes the written and practical exams are planned to take place in January 2018.

Mr. Alexandru Acsinte, EHF Lecturer, will be delivering sessions as follows:

Friday 8th December: 
09:00 -12:00: (Practical)  Defending the opponent’s fast break- the role of the keeper and running back from attack (Venue: USH)
15:00-17:00: (Theory)  Coaching skills – Self-reflective coaching (Venue: MHA Office)
Saturday 9th December: 
09:00- 12:00 (Theory) Managing the emotions towards referees and players during the game (Venue: MHA Office)
15:00-18:00 (Practical) Building numerical advantage in defence (trapping, in order to make opponent do mistake) (Venue: USH)
Sunday 10th December: 
09:00-12:00 (Practical) Beating the advanced defence (from 3:3 attack to 2:4 and the use of the crossing) (Venue: USH)
Wednesday 13th December: (Mr. Joe Tanti)
0900-1200 (Theory) Coaching Philosophy (Venue: MHA Office)
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IHF Teaching Handball@School Course and Level 1 Course in Coaching Handball

KF photoTeaching Handball@School Course and Level 1 Course in Coaching Handball

The Malta Handball Association(MHA) is organising its fourth Level 1 Course in Coaching Handball between September and November of this year.  The 60 hours course, which commences on the 6th of September, also incorporates the ‘IHF Teaching Handball@School’ course. Both courses are open to all handball enthusiasts, players, present coaches without certificate as well as University PE students, PE teachers and other interested individuals.

The International Handball Federation (IHF) has appointed Klaus Feldmann, a German lecturer to deliver the Teaching Handball@School course as well as the first part of the Level 1 course.Local lecturers will take over the second part of the course.

Both the Level 1 course and the Teaching Handball@Schoolcourse include theoretical and practical sessions, and participants are expected to actively take part in both. Participants have to attend 90% of the Level 1 course to be able to sit for the written exam at the end.  Successful participants will be awarded a ‘Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Handball’.  Participants in the Teaching Handball@School course will receive a certificate of attendance issued by the IHF.Klaus Feldmann is a very experienced lecturer having conducted several coaching courses in over 38 countries across different continents. He is also a lecturer for the European Handball Federation and the German Olympic Sports Federation.

Last May, the MHA became a signatory member of the EHF Rinck Convention in Budapest, Hungary.  The RINCK Convention was established in 2000 with the main objective of harmonising the educational qualifications of coaches on a European level. To date 36 nations are members of the RINCK Convention.  The MHA also introduced the new coaches’ structure and regulations during the last playing season.  All prospective handball coaches will be required to obtain a license issued by the MHA in order to be able to coach in all MHA categories.  At present, the MHA has 45 qualified coaches.

More information about this course can be obtained by calling on 21317175 during office hours, logging on www.maltahandball.comor email

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