It is a sport in which the players kick a footbag (hackysack) over a 5ft high net. Players are only allowed to use their feet to kick the foot bag over the net. If a player makes a contact of the footbag with the knee or above, it is considered a foul.
The sport can be played individually as well as in the form of doubles. Footbag net has a similar looking net to other sports like volleyball, badminton and tennis. The court dimensions of Footbag Net are similar to the court dimensions of a doubles badminton court.
Players serve diagonally just like in tennis. It can be played to a point level of 11 or 15, although players need to win by at least two points.
Footbag Net is governed by the International Footbag Players Association. The competitions usually take place in North America and Europe. The World Footbag Championship is held annually and is usually a week-long event played in between various teams from all around the world.
- Footbag — a group of sports that is named after the ball ("Footbag") that is used to play the sport. Sports include Freestyle and Footbag Net.
- Freestyle Footbag — performing various tricks with a footbag.
- Basse — a bag ball game from Norway in which the ball is kept from landing in the player's area, using any part of the body except the hands.
- Footvolley — beach volleyball played with the feet
- Sipa — a sport from the Philippines in which the aim is to kick the ball to the other side of the net onto the opponent’s side without it touching the ground.
- Football Tennis — volleyball-type sport played with the feet but allowing a bounce and with a lower net like in tennis.
- Sepak Takraw — an Asian sport like volleyball but using the feet to kick a ball over a net
- Volleyball — a game for two teams of six players, in which a large ball is hit by hand over a high net, the aim being to score points by making the ball reach the ground on the opponent's side of the court.
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