It is the act of slapping, kicking or punching a man’s balls in a joking (but painful manner).
It seems to be a popular trend in many schools and on sports teams.
Recently it was reported that it is a very popular trend in Indiana and in a school nurse nationwide survey, nurses all over the country are reporting that many boys are coming in with injuries.
It is causing many problems with the male reproductive system. Boys who play seem to understand this and say, “ya it causes shooting darts”.
Shooting darts When a male’s sperm is infertile. Usually caused by excessive balltapping, punching, and kicking of the testis.
Why Ball Tapping?
When speaking to teen boys, many of them see it as harmless fun, an alternative to ‘arm punching’ or ‘Indian burns.’
Check out some of the ball tapping entries on Urban Dictionary, which seems to have both negative and positive connotations:
Excessive balltapping. When a guy always has to whack another guys balls.
“Cameron must have E.B.T., because he has hit me in the balls 5 times today. 3 of the times was while I was sitting on the crapper. He likes hitting more balls than a golfer.”
Ball Sack Tap
The ball sack tap is the deft movement of tapping one’s hand, palm up, onto someone else’s ball sack (with or without clothes on). This can be done by males, to reward one another for something well done.