This exercise to develop balance skills is generally suitable for players of

4-6 years


  • The players work in pairs
  • Stand on an unstable object like a wobble board or cushion and strike a balloon or ball to each other
  • Standing on two feet begin by using a bat or striking implement with a large head and short handle, and a balloon or light ball
  • Progress the exercise by requiring the players to use a hurley

Key Points

  • Stand upright
  • Do not over reach


  • An inventory of equipment to support ABC exercises is available in the Resources section