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skills or training session for high-ball receiver

hello there people I am looking for new ideas on high ball skills that I can incorporate into a 1 week training session much help will be appreciated cheers kudz

Hi Kudz,

I recommend taking a look at the catching drill category. Here's a good drill to use to work on the basics of catching the high ball. The catcher should focus on Eye Focus, bent elbows, high elbows & tucked in to sides, soft hands, palms facing up.

Matt

Rugby Ball Underarm

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Description:
  • The aim of the drill is to develop basic high ball catching skills.


Coaching Points:
  • The Feeders emphasis is to throw a high ball in line with the attacker.

  • The catcher should focus on Eye Focus, bent elbows, high elbows & tucked in to sides, soft hands, palms facing up.

  • When confident the catcher can practice jumping into space. 

Hi Kudz. Here's a few tips and ideas that you can use for working on high ball receiving.

High Ball Receiving


Description:
  • Ideas to develop skills in high ball receiving.
  • Starting with a game and scenario, before breaking down into the technique and then looking to build this back into a game.
  • Always looking to measure the learning at each stage.

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