Catching is how the player takes control of the ball with their hands from a pass, kick or lineout.
The catching videos and drills below will boost your players' handling ability, improving how they compete for the ball, take control of high balls, and gain possession of balls when lifted or played in from a lineout or kick - including drills for both junior and senior players
The aim of the drill is to develop a high ball over head catch with tennis balls
in pairs, 1 ball. Player with ball throws the ball up for player 2 to jump up and catch the ball. Then reverse the practice.
2 teams. Ball This game you can pass and run with the ball in any direction. The coach will pick a direction for the team to play, the other team will try stop them from scoring. When the attacker gets touched its a turn over. Progressions; Add kicking. Attacking team have to make a certain amount of passes before scoring.
Regular analysis of your own performance as a coach will ensure you continue to improve your ability to deliver top quality sessions.
Like many other international tournaments, we've had to wait a little longer for it to start but it's time to get excited for some big hitting!
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