This intermediate drill to practice stopping a ball on the ground incorporates dribbling, striking and blocking


  • Mark out distance of 10m using cones
  • Line the players up behind the first cone, one sliotar per group
  • The first player dribbles around the far cone and strikes the sliotar on the ground to the next player before returning to the end of the line
  • Each player in turn moves forward to block the sliotar and repeat the drill

STEP Variation

Task - To increase the challenge: Turn the drill into a relay race