How do you make a tether ball?
What kind of pole is used for tetherball?
1 5/8 x 8 ft. 16 gauge galvanized steel line pole. via
What is a tetherball made of?
Our official tetherball is made from 5-ply rubber covered ball. The bladder is made from nylon-wound butyl. The ball has a recessed metal reinforced hanger with a white nylon cord. It ships by UPS. via
What is the point of a tether ball?
The ultimate point of tetherball is to wrap the rope completely in one direction until the ball makes contact with the pole above the center line. Since the rope becomes shorter as play progresses, the end game of tetherball is often the most exciting part. via
How long is a tether ball rope?
Tachikara T-Rope is a tetherball attachment rope made of nylon and measures 9.84 feet. via
Who invented tetherball?
Tetherball was invented in Britain by at least as early as 1875. It may have been invented in Ireland, where some lucky, young Dubliner could have received a set for Christmas in 1875. via
How high should a tetherball be off the ground?
The correct dimensions for a tetherball pole is 12 feet long with a diameter of 2 and 3/8 inches. The tetherball pole is to be installed 2 feet into the ground with 10 feet of pole above ground for play. Some youth model poles will be set at 8 feet above ground for play with a shortened rope. via
How much does a tetherball cost?
The cost of tetherball ranges from being free to play at a local park to hundreds of dollars for an industrial setup. However, for the casual backyard tetherball player, a reliable, quality tetherball set will cost around $60 to $70. via
How heavy does a tetherball base need to be?
Concrete – 180 lbs. or more for larger tire. Eye bolt with washer and hex nut. Safety wire. Plastic sheet (large garbage bags will work) via
Does tetherball exist?
Tetherball. While playing with this equipment, there was a high risk of the ball smashing your face or breaking your hands or fingers because of hitting the pole instead of the ball. Due to the number of complaints and restrictions, this equipment became extinct on most playgrounds. via
Is tetherball safe?
The issues that come with these tetherball poles is that children can be hit at high speeds by the ball or the rope, causing a variety of injuries and even knocking players onto the ground. via
What age is tetherball for?
Ages 12 and up. via
Can you touch the string in tetherball?
Using the rope, a player can launch the ball in a way that makes it difficult for opposing players to return. This is why touching the rope is considered an illegal move. Touching the tetherball pole is also illegal and will result in the immediate loss of the game for the player who touched it. via
Can you touch the rope in tetherball?
Standard tetherball fouls:
Touching the rope with your hands or forearm. Touching the pole with any part of your body. Hitting the ball more than once per wrap around the pole is not permitted unless the ball touches the opponent or the pole. via
How many times can you hit the ball in tetherball?
The ball can be served in either direction. Once the ball is served, the server can't hit it again until either the opponent touches the ball, or it has wrapped around the pole at least four times. Once either of these conditions is met, both players can hit the ball at any time that it's on their side. via