Handball Drill Demonstration


Players stand in a circle, with two player in the middle and the remainder forming the ring.

It's the aim of the outside players to pair up and shut down the middle players' escape routes - using shoulder strength to box out the middle players.

Coaching points

Defending in a personal duel:

Be strong but don't push!

Keep arms slightly bent and in front of you, prevent the attacker from coming between your arms. Stay between the goal and attacker.

Drill tags: block, defence, duel, duelling, shoulder, shut, strong

The Drill is often used with

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