5 Cone Square Drill incorporating Fitness, Agility, Speed and catching. Suited to individual or pair work.
Player runs into the square upon completing a ladder/hurdle skill to cone A. Trainer then hits a line drive to the player at Cone A. Player then runs around cone B and returns to Cone A for a catch. Player then runs around cone C and returns to cone A for a catch. Player then runs around cone D and returns to cone A for a catch. Player then finally runs around cone E and returns back to cone A for the last catch. Once all catches have been completed, the player exits the square via the ladder/hurdle. This drill is meant to encourage fast feet, agility and good reactions. Other variations include: Using different colours for the cones with the coach/trainer nominating which cone the fielder needs to run around Assigning numbers to the cones with the coach/trainer nominating which cone to run around Combining colours of cones/numbered cones/alphabetical orders for nominations to test the players awareness and reactions. This drill can be done for time
This practice has no coaching points
This practice has no progressions
"It is not only useful for staff who are experienced but a valuable tool for those subject staff who have to take teams."
The variety of sessions across sports - sometimes we steal session ideas from one sport and use them with another.
As we enter the business end of the competition, we take a look at the remaining eight teams and the key talking points surrounding each side.
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