This exercise to develop catching & passing skills challenges the players to catch a ball or balloon in flight


  • The players sit on the ground with a ball or balloon
  • Throw the ball or balloon as high as possible into the air
  • Quickly get to the feet and attempt to catch the ball at the highest point

Key Points

  • Ensure the players have enough room to move around safely
  • Use a two handed underhand technique to throw the ball straight into the air


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