Skip to main content

Overhead Catch - Skill Point Game

Hurling – Conditioned Game
  • Technical Proficiency icon
  • Tactical Prowess icon
  • Team Play icon
  • Physical Fitness icon
  • Psychological Focus icon
  • Participant Feedback icon

This modified game to develop the Overhead Catch 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 from the hand, and from the ground, and use the hand pass
  • Award 3 points for a goal and 2 points for performing the Overhead Catch successfully

STEP Variation

Task - To ensure plenty of striking, do not permit solo running 


Equipment required:
  • Cones icon Cones
  • Sliotar icon Sliotar
  • Stopwatch icon Stopwatch
  • Whistle icon Whistle