This is an intermediate drill to practice controlling a moving ball into the hand


  • Divide the players into groups of three
  • Mark out a distance of 30m using cones
  • Position one player at each end with a ball and the third player in the middle
  • In turn, the outer players strike the ball for the middle player to control and return
  • Count how many balls the middle player controls and returns in a set time
  • Change the middle player and continue the drill

STEP Variation

Task - The players strike the ball at varying heights and speeds for the middle player to control

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