This is a basic drill to practice the Overhead Catch Technique in a stationary position

Organisation

  • Divide the players into pairs 3 to 5m apart
  • Player A throws the ball underarm for Player B to catch overhead
  • Player B then throws the ball for Player A to catch
  • Encourage players to raise the hurley to protect the catching hand
  • Count how many successful catches each pair complete in 30 seconds

STEP Variation

Task - To increase the challenge; Increase the distance between each player 

Equipment - Against a wall: the player throws the ball under arm against the wall and catches the rebound overhead