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OBJECTIVE:

To improve ball-handling skills.

EQUIPMENT:

One ball.

GROUP SIZE:

Two teams of four, five or six players.

AREA:

10m x 10m.

DRILL SET-UP:

Two teams grouped within the grid.

DRILL EXPLANATION:

  1. Each player in the team is given a number.
  2. The ball must be passed through the team in order (1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 1).
  3. The players are free to move only within the boundary.
  4. The ball-carrier can move when they have the ball.
  5. The other team tries to pressure the team with the ball into bad passes or to intercept the pass.
  6. The ball changes team if it is dropped or intercepted.

COACHING POINTS:

• Next players in number order must move to get themselves free to receive a pass.
• The ball should be passed to the space where the receiver is running into.
• Communication is essential, players must be aware.
• Defending players should shadow their opposite.

VARIATIONS / PROGRESSION:

Introduce a second ball.

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