This is an exercise to develop balance, jumping and catching skills


  • Use an unstable object like a wobble board or cushion
  • The players work in pairs
  • Jump forward off the wobble board to catch balls thrown at different heights in mid flight

Key Points

  • Time the jump to take the ball at its highest point
  • Land softly with bent knees, straight back and head up


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