Tamburello

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Tamburello or pallatamburello is a traditional sport of Italy since 16th century. It has this name because they play with a roundish and oval tool named tamburello or tambourine in English language. Various forms of tamburello are popular in several nations of the world currently.

Forms[change | change source]

roundish tambourin and Ball

Tamburello open[change | change source]

This form is also named classic and each team regularly has 5 players in open playing field 80 metres long and 20 large. Players use roundish tambourines during actions and they serve with oval tambourines. A rubber ball of 88 grams is used and the team which wins 13 games is final winner of the match: each game consists of 4 points. Professional Italian tamburello league is top level of competitions: in 2002 14 teams competed.[1]A variant is played in a kind of stadium, with lateral wall, named sferisterio or sferodromo in Italian language.[2]

Tamburello indoor[change | change source]

Three players regularly form a side in indoor shorted courts.

Tambutennis[change | change source]

Two players regularly form a side in courts divided by a net like tennis.

Tambeach[change | change source]

One or two players regularly form a side on beach courts divided by a net like beach tennis.

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