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Hand Dribble

Hurling – Challenge
  • Technical Proficiency icon
  • Tactical Prowess icon

This Challenge Activity is designed to develop children’s ball-handling skills, develop problem solving and decision making strategies, and movement skills relevant to games.


  • The players work in pairs
  • Mark a gate for each pair using 2 markers


  • Dribble the ball around the cones using the open hand
  • Practice using both the left and right hands
  • Challenge the children further by giving each a number of lives; each time a player hits a cone with a ball they lose a life

Teaching Points

  • Ensure the children have enough room to move around safely
  • Children should look up frequently to track the paths of others
Equipment required:
  • Cones icon Cones
  • Football icon Football
  • Markers icon Markers