It is not. It is exempt from the offside rule.
all of it.
If you break the offside rule, the other team gets a free pass where you went offside, you are not out of play.
The sport of ice hockey, in the Winter Olympics, has an offside rule.
The offside rule is used in winter sports such as American football and ice hockey.
There is currently no offside rule in field hockey. There were prior offside rules, rules that restricted the positioning of players from the attacking team in a way similar to the offside rule in soccer. The offside rules were changed as the rules of field hockey changed. The evolution of the field hockey offside rule culminated with its abolition in the mid 1990s.
Offside was not introduced as a separate rule. English football has always had offside. The earliest sets of rules which were drawn up in the nineteenth century all included an offside rule.
During a free kick , offside rule is valid .So if the attacker is in an offside position , the offside will be called .But if there is a throw I'm , then the offside rule is not valid which means one can receive the ball in an offside position in case of a throw in.
* offside rule * handball rule
Sports such as ice hockey, field hockey, American and Canadian football, soccer and rugby have an offside rule.
The offside rule in netball simply means you have gone out of your boundary and trodden over the line your position isn't allowed to.