The foosball dictionary

Important terms concerned with foosball.

If you take a look at foosball from the scratch, it’s definitely simple. It has the same logic as football on the field. A major difference is of course that there’s not 22 men running after a ball, but men trying to get a goal with their hands on the bars.

As all sports foosball has also its own language – certain terms, rules and definitions!

Especially for beginners foosball can be a jungle full of new meanings. Even if you play foosball just for fun in a pub or a hobby room, every player should be well informed about the terms. You don’t have to be a professional – but it helpes every pro of tomorrow having a good teacher today.

With the Leonhart dictionary you get all important definitions about the foosball slang, so that you will become better and better!

Here you can find a summary of important terms, so if you want to expand your skills and knowledge you’ve found the right place! The leo_dictionary is for all interested parties, all beginners, but also for advanced players who want to be on the safe side.

Learn here what’s the ethic-code, a foul, a dead ball and a lot more.


A

B

ball
ball condition
bearings
beginning of the game

C

change
change of position
change of sides
coin toss
condition

D

dead ball
drop fake

E

equipment in general
equipment for paralympic tournaments
ethical code

F

figure
forarme dispenser
foul
four on four

G

game (ball in the game)
goal
goalie
goalie war
grip
grip tape

H

housing

I

ITSF

J

K

L

language
lifter

M

match

N

O

out(ball is out)

P

parcel
pass
pin shot
pub rules

Q

R

reaching in
rod
round kick
rubber buffer

S

slot cup
start
strike
subsequent condition

T

table
technical foul
tick-tack
time limit
time out
two-ball-rollerball

U

V

violations

W

willingness
willingness-of-the-game

X

Y

Z