Handball Drill Demonstration


Blue players stand behind cones placed in a square, with two defenders stood inside a smaller square contained within the larger one.

The blue player who starts with the ball must dribble forwards and contest the area with the defender. The defending player can only use their torso to prevent the attacker from dribbling any further forwards.

After tussling with the defender the attacker must pass the ball in a clockwise direction to the next player and then run straight across the grid to the back of the opposite line.

Coaching points

Look for solid contests inside the smaller square, with defenders being quick to react and meet the ball carrier.

The defenders are sharing the responsibility so when one goes, the other should be preparing to go to the next player.

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