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Frontal Ground Block - Skill Point Game

Hurling – Conditioned Game
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This modified game to develop the Frontal Ground Block technique awards points to Players who perform the technique correctly during the game


  • Using cones, mark out a playing area of appropriate size for the number and ability of the Players
  • Divide the Players into equal teams
  • The Players may strike the ball on the ground, dribble and block the ball but may not lift the ball or take the ball into the hand
  • Award 3 points for a goal and 2 points for each successful Frontal Ground Block

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

Equipment required:
  • Sliotar icon Sliotar
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