Fielding from the ground and the air. Part 1 (Solid line) - Class splits into groups of 4.- Each of the players stand by one of the 4 cones in the square.- Players start by rolling the ball around the outside of the square.- Players practice collecting the ball from the ground using the long barrier technique. Progression (Dotted line) - Players will now practice collecting the ball from the ground and from the air.- Blue 1 starts with the ball rolling it to Red 1 who collects using long barrier.- Red 1 collects the ball from the ground, stands up and throws it across the square to Red 2. - Red 2 catches the ball and rolls down the side of the square to blue 2. - Blue 2 collects the ball from the ground, stands up and throws it back across to Blue 1.
Long Barrier: - Make youseelf nice and wide to stop the ball from going past you.- Go down to 1 knee.- Put your knee to your heel.- Hands in the middle of the barrier.- Teach the timing of when to go down. Dont go down until you know where the ball is going. - Teach after collecting the ball to stand up quickly ready to throw the ball.
This practice has no coaching points
This practice has no progressions
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