Team Skills and Thinking Skills

Most of the activities in Gateball for Competition Players require players to think while playing.

Players are also encouraged to try their hand at being a captain. The best place to start is at club level.  

A comprehensive list of strategies was originally compiled by Keith McLeod on a return trip from an overseas competition. It has been successively updated with input from the Gateball community. Send any suggested updates to

To learn more about “Thinking Like a Captain” or becoming a team Captain, players should engage with accredited Level 3 Gateball coaches or email for more information.