This is a Basic Drill to practice the Chest Catch technique in a stationary position

Organisation

  • Divide the players into pairs; one ball per pair
  • Player A throws the ball 1 meter above their head to catch on the way down using the Chest Catch technique
  • Player B counts the number of successful Chest Catches completed in 30 seconds
  • Reverse the roles and repeat

STEP Variation

Equipment - To begin with, use a larger sliotar, such as the First Touch sliotar, and as the players become more proficient, switch to a smaller sliotar, such as the Quick Touch sliotar