This is an intermediate drill to practice the Overhead Block technique


  • Mark out a distance 8m wide using cones
  • Divide the players into groups of four; one ball per group
  • Position two players at one end of the area, the other two stand 5m from the other end
  • Player A throws the ball underarm
  • Player B blocks the ball overhead at the marker and hand passes it to Player C
  • Player C throws the ball for Player D to catch
  • Each player continues to the back of the opposite line

STEP Variation

Task - To increase the challenge; The feeder throws the ball at an angle requiring the blocker to adjust their positioning and adapt their technique