THE PLAYING AREA
The playing area includes the court and the free zone around it. It shall be rectangular and symmetrical.
The playing area is a rectangle 18 m long by 9 m wide surrounded by a free zone with a minimum of 2 m around. It must be divided into two equal parts by a net.
The free playing space shall measure a minimum of 7 m in height from the playing surface.
The net is 9.5 m long and 1 m high with square mesh minimum of 4.5 cm.
The net is suspended by a rope or metal cable and the ends are attached to two lateral posts. The height in the middle of the net is 1.85 m.
The lines must be painted on the floor with a color which contrasts with the color of the floor with a minimum of 5 cm width.
The I.F.G.R. has approved the ball for the game of Gym Racket:
The ball must be a rubber sphere with a uniform exterior surface in yellow and red colour. Its diameter should measure between 6.35 and 6.50 cm and its weight between
38 and 40 g (ex. Artengo 710).
The racket used for Gym Racket sport:
- The maximum length of the racket, head plus handle may not exceed 50 cm
- Maximum width: 30 cm
- No string
- Flat surface, with an unlimited number of holes