This is an intermediate drill to practice Batting a Ball Overhead


  • Divide the players into groups of three
  • Mark out a distance of 5m and 3m using cones
  • Players A and C line up at the first cone; Player B lines up at the far cone
  • Player A throws the ball for Player B to attack and bat at the 3m marker
  • Player A follows the throw as Player C moves forward to catch the bat
  • Player B follows the bat and so on in rotation

STEP Variation

Space - To increase the challenge; increase the distance the players must bat the ball