2 players 2 balls 1 ball should only be bounce passed and the other ball should be chest passed through the air.
The exercise is made easier by using 2 different colour balls.
Two players stand two meters apart.
The receiver turns their back on the feeder and awaits their instructions. When the feeder gives the command, shouting left, right, above (their head) or center (into the player's body) the receiver must quickly turn around and be prepared to receive the ball, where necessary taking two to three small but fast steps to the side in preparation for receiving the pass.
The starting player passes the ball to the player moving towards the ball from the opposite group.
The receiving player who catches the ball should land on 1 foot, then land on their 2nd foot and pivot onto their 1st landing foot to pass the ball back the player on the side where they started.
Exercise reverses in the other direction.
1. Double cut back:
WA runs one way, stops abruptly and changes direction before again changing direction for a second time to go and meet the pass.
2. Cut back:
WA runs one way, stops quickly - changes direction and runs into space to meet the pass.
3. Double bluff:
WA runs and stops, making it look as though they are going to cut back before continuing their run in the direction they were already running to meet the pass.
*AUDIO DESCRIPTION ON* 2 feeders with a ball each Worker runs in to one feeder for a short ball drop and return They then drive out on the angle for a long pass from the other feeder Worker then drives in to the same feeder and gets a short ball drop and then a long pass from the other feeder Worker to receive 8 passes and then rotate feeders and workers
*AUDIO DESCRIPTION ON* Groups of 3 2 feeders with a ball each Working player runs side to side receiving the ball alternately and returning to the feeder. 8 reps and rotate feeders and workers.
Two players stand two meters apart. The catching player must keep both feet on floor whilst the feeder passes the ball to them to the extremes of their reach (right hand side/left hand side and above their head).
Player Step up the court and with each step they move the ball between the legs.
*AUDIO DESCRIPTION ON* 8+ players in 2 teams/lines facing the wall. Each player at the front of the line has a ball and throws it against the wall, the rotates out for the player behind them in the line to receive the ball. Continue through the line.
Set up: 2 lines of players in partners set up across from each other with one ball per partner. Players are to pass to each other in their partners. The 2 players at the far end (donât have a ball) begin weaving in and out of players down their own side until they get to the opposite end. Players who have just weaved call for a ball from the far end to get passed to them. The player and the partner who are now at the far end without the ball begin to weave down themselves.
4 players, 3 balls. 1 player without the ball receives the ball from one of the players and returns it as quickly as possible. Then the second player throws their ball and the player in the middle has to return the ball etc. (chest, shoulder, bounce, overhead passes alternated.)Vary the length of the pass.
Facing the wall, at shoulder height players pass the ball continuously against the wall. Start 2 feet away from the wall and as players become more confident they can start to move away from the wall.
Good fundamental skills in partners. Any number of player can take part, one ball between 2 and wall space. You can get creative with rotational ideas but here are some: 1. Right hand wall taps. 2. Left hand wall taps 3. Overhead with two hands 4. Chest passes 5. Figure of 8 and 2 passes 6. Around your partner 7. Pass behind your back
Unlimited number of players, 1 ball between 2. Examples of movements you could use: Crunch and pass V sit overhead pass Little feet and chest pass Bicycle legs and pass
2x groups of 5+ players 1 ball 1/3 space One team to set up in a circle. Other team to line up one behind eachother. Team in the circle passes ball around eachother while one person from the other team runs around the outside of the circle. Running players run around once or twice. Passing players count how mayn time the balls made a complete circle. Teams swap over and try to beat the opposing team.
"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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