This intermediate drill to practice the Ground Strike on the Run technique requires the central player to pull on a moving ball


  • Mark out a distance of approximately 40m using cones
  • In teams of 3, the players spread out evenly over the distance
  • The first player strikes the sliotar towards the central player
  • The central player, without stopping the ball, strike it on towards the third player who strikes it back and so on
  • The central player to play the ball on whatever side it approaches

STEP Variation

Task - To reduce the difficulty of the drill, allow the outside players to stop the ball before striking

Space - To increase the difficulty of the drill, increase the distance and divide the players into teams of 4 with 2 central players