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Hand Strike: Target Game

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 children line up ingroups
  • One ball per group
  • Set up cones as targets approximately 5m from each group


  • The children strike the ball to hit or knock a cone
  • Use an open hand and fist on alternate goes

Teaching Points

  • Place the feet side on to thetarget
  • Face the non-striking shoulderto the target
Equipment required:
  • Cones icon Cones
  • Football icon Football