All players have their hands in the air (except the ball carrier), the ball carrier can pass to anyone in the circle as long as they are :-
Not directly next to them.
Still have their hands in the air.
Introduce more balls as and when necessary.
In pairs, stand facing each other, 3m apart. Pass the ball at waist height. How many passes can you make in 15 seconds?
Pass first to the left, then to the right
Are you better with one hand than the other?
1) First player runs outside cone and passes back inside to a trail runner.
2) Two balls with each group - four groups running through at the same time.
3) Make start point further back.
Players stand on 4 corners of the grid with Player A in the middle.
Players B, C & D have a ball each.
Player A faces C and as he/she runs towards C, he/she catches a pass from B and passes to E.
When A is a couple of meters from C, C passes to A who immediately returns the ball, turns and runs back towards D, while catching and passing a ball from E to B.
The exercise can last for a set time, or a set number of loops.
Offence (blue), line out in one deep line.
Defence (red) - opposite in a straight line, slightly inside player you are marking.
Offence endeavour to pass ball along line.
Defence move up to stop them. Each defender goes up to tackle - if ball is passed THEN they work to protect inside shoulder of player on their outside.
"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.
Give it a try - it's better in the app