This intermediate drill requires the players to change direction before controlling the ball


  • Divide the players into groups of four
  • Mark out a triangle with cones 15m apart
  • Position one player at each corner, with a fourth player in the middle
  • In turn, the outer players strike the ball low for the middle player to control and return
  • After a set time, change the player in the middle

STEP Variation

Task - The players strike the ball at hip height for their partner to control

Space - To increase the challenge; increase the distance between the players