This exercise to develop throwing skills is generally suitable for players of 4-6 years


  • Standing with feet astride the players roll the ball from one open hand to the other
  • Begin by stopping the ball before each roll, before continuously rolling the ball
  • Roll the ball around the body in a figure of 8 in and out between the legs passing it from one hand to the other

Key Points

  • Use a series of small rolls to maintain control when moving the ball around the body


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