Split your group into two teams: A throwing team and a fielding team.
The fielders have to put one player by each post and the rest in the field. Players from the other team have 1 ball each.
Each player from the throwing team has to come into the batting square and call out which base they are going to run to. Immediately after call out they must then throw the ball to one of the fielders after which they have to try and beat the ball to the post.
The ball then gets thrown back to the square for the next player to call, throw and run.
Make sure that this games flows by encouraging the fielders to feed back the ball to the next thrower as quickly as possible.
Split the group into teams of 5. One team throwing the ball around posts.
One team running around the posts.
The ball starts by the batting square and has to be thrown to post one then 2 then 3 then 4 then back to the batting square.
The running team have to run and tag.
The first player in the batting square has to run to tag 1st post player this player has to run to release the player at 2nd post etc until the player on the forth post is tagged and runs back to the batting square.
Start again when ball and players are back in position again.
Best of 5 runs.
Ask the players to spread themselves and have 1 ball for the players to throw or roll the ball to each other.
The player in the middle has to try and catch the player in possession of the ball. or get to the ball before a player does if it is badly thrown.
Throwing & Catching
Four players working with 1 ball and 1 bat.
One of the 3 players throws the ball at the batter who has to tap the ball back to any of the 3 players so they can catch the ball and throw the ball back again.
Setup: 4 players stand in a diamond with 3 balls. A 5th player stands in the middle.
To start the drill 1 of the outside players throw their ball to the player in the middle who has to return the ball the player who did not have a ball before the ball was thrown.
The middle player then rotates to receive the next ball and the drill continues in this way.
Throwing & Catching
The player at the front of the 2 players runs to the middle to collect the ball on the cone and roll it to the player on the opposite side. This player collects the ball and runs to the middle to put the ball on the cone. The next player then runs to collect the ball and rolls the ball for next player waiting.
One team has to bounce the ball (via overarm throw) into the small square but a team mate must catch it on the other side to score a point.
Split the group into teams of 3 or 4 aside set out an area with cones where the posts would be on the pitch. one ball. The game follows netball rules and is played inside the area. The aim of the game is to throw the ball to one of your players by one of the posts for them to touch the post without having to run.
This Drill is fun and will improve the accuracy of the players throwing the ball to a post in rounders. 2 teams lots of tennis balls and a larger ball (football). The aim is for the players from within their area to try to roll the football to the other side by throwing the tennis balls against it.
Split your players into two teams. The fielding side will need a bowler, a back stop and a player on first base. The rest of the fielders can stand where they like. This game start with a bowl to the hands of the first batting player. The batting player should stand with open hands and catch the ball before throwing it into the fielding area. After throwing the ball out the batting player runs around as many bases as they can. Rules: Players score a point for their team for every complete run they make. Players can be caught or run out in the normal manner. Each player has two goes each before the teams swap around.
Divide your players into two equal teams, one team fields while the other team bats. The coach bowls the ball (underarm) to the batter who must catch the ball before then underarm throwing the ball into the field, instead of hitting the ball. If a batter drops the ball they can only run to first base. In order to get players out the batters can be stumped or caught out.
Using a set of cricket wickets or posts. Roll the ball along the ground to a team mate. You can run with the ball, but the ball must be rolled along the ground. Aim to hit the stumps (approach from any side of the square)in the opposition square, using an underarm flick. The square is made up of cones, distance 5-8 metres from the stumps. No fielders at any time are allowed inside the square. The ball is never out of bounds, as there are no boundaries.
"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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