This exercise to develop catching & passing skills focuses on the bounce technique in a stationary position


  • Each player has a ball
  • Bounce the ball with two hands and catch it again using two hands
  • Progress to bounce the ball with one hand
  • Continue to catch the ball with two hands

Key Points

  • Using the fingers push down through the ball to bounce it
  • Extend the arms towards the ball to catch it


  • An inventory of equipment to support Have a Ball exercises is available in the Resources section