This is an exercise to develop jumping and catching skills


  • The players to work in pairs
  • One player in each pair lobs the ball for their partner to move forward, jump and catch
  • Catch the ball and pass it back to the thrower moving backwards
  • Continue the exercise across the across the playing area and reverse the roles

Key Points

  • Ensure the players have enough room to perform the exercise safely
  • Move and time the jump to take the ball at its highest point


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