OBJECTIVE:

To practise communication and switching.

EQUIPMENT:

One ball per group.

GROUP SIZE:

Six groups, 2-3 per group.

AREA:

10 x 15 metre grid.

DRILL EXPLANATION:

  1. Three groups with 10 metres between each group form on the sideline with the other three groups opposite on the 15-metre line. Players work in groups of three - one player from each group.
  2. The ball starts in the middle. The ball-carrier switches with the player on the left who then continues across and switches with the other player.
  3. The player then pops a pass off to the middle player in the waiting group.

COACHING POINTS:

• Players must react to the ball carrier’s change of angle.
• Encourage communication.
• Ball carried in two hands.
• Receiver’s hands should be up in a target.

VARIATIONS / PROGRESSION:

Players can switch or dummy switch.

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