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Dive Shot Technique - Forward ...

Handball Dive Shot Technique - Forward 319 diving and shooting Make a movement forward with your trunk bent forward. 1. Take off with one or two feet...

562 shooting wing player Drill...

Handball 562 shooting wing player 562 shooting wing player B dribble and try to score. W defends. Defender : - passive - half active - fully active.

One-Two Pass and Shoot 314 cen...

Handball One-Two Pass and Shoot 314 center shot Players stand in line waiting their turn to attack. The first player passes to player two in the midd...

1 on 1 - Knock away

Blue players should run towards the defender. When they get close they should jump and stop (taking no steps to do so) and then position themselves...

1 vs 1 - Beat your man

Player 1 acts as the feeder in this drill.

Taking it in turns one attacking player from each side receives the pass and then runs on to try ...

1 vs 1 - Beat your man

Player 1 acts as the feeder in this drill.

Taking it in turns one attacking player from each side receives the pass and then runs on to try ...

1v1 Defending the Pivot

Player passes to the pivot who then tries to turn and shoot.

The defender must work hard to mirror the pivot and prevent them from shooting ...

2v1 - Support to keep out

After being passed the ball by the feeder/coach the attackers (blue 2 and blue 3) try to pass their way past the defenders.

The two attacker...

2v1 - Support to keep out

After being passed the ball by the feeder/coach the attackers (blue 2 and blue 3) try to pass their way past the defenders.

The two attacker...

Airfield

Players run around the area, changing direction regularly.

One player is the flight controller and tags players who must run to the landing ...

Around and on Goal!

Blue players must dribble up the pitch and around the cone before then turning sharply.

Once they have turned they must then take on the def...

Around and on Goal!

Blue players must dribble up the pitch and around the cone before then turning sharply.

Once they have turned they must then take on the def...

Attacking Pairs - One-Two Pass

Players go towards the goal in pairs

Player 1 starts with the ball and passes to player 2. After passing they then sprint to the edge of the ...

Attacking Pairs - One-Two Pass

Players go towards the goal in pairs

Player 1 starts with the ball and passes to player 2. After passing they then sprint to the edge of the ...

Attacking Pairs 2 - One-Two Pass

Players go towards the goal in pairs.

Player 1 starts with the ball and passes to player 2. After passing they then sprint to the edge of t...

Attacking Pairs 2 - One-Two Pass

Players go towards the goal in pairs.

Player 1 starts with the ball and passes to player 2. After passing they then sprint to the edge of t...

Back and Forth 1

Player 1 starts this drill from the right wing and passes to player 2. Player 2 then passes to player 3 who passes to player 4.

After they'v...

Beat the defender - Wide Shot

Players starting on the half-way line dribble down the wings and must use a change of pace and direction (whilst still running down the wings) to b...

Break Match 1

Two teams start at the same time. Plyaers first pass their ball to the feeder who passes back at the throw off line. Then players dribble and try t...

Break Match 2

Two teams start at the same time. Players first pass their ball to the feeder who passes back at the throw off line. Then players dribble and try t...

Chase your own pass

Set up 5 equal groups of players, one group on each sideline and 3 in the middle. Have several balls with both groups of sideline players.

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Chase your own pass

Set up 5 equal groups of players, one group on each sideline and 3 in the middle. Have several balls with both groups of sideline players.

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complex shooting drill

Pass green 1-3-1 / 2-3-2 goalshot.- center shot- jumpshot- after duelDefender red 1 and 2 :- just let it happen- half active- fully match like

complex shooting drill

Pass green 1-3 and goalshot.Pass green 2-5 and goalshot .Pass green 1-3-4 and goalshot.- jumpshot- centershot- feint and get past defender on the left...

complex shooting drill

Pass green 2-1-2 and goalshot.

Drill can be used to warm up goalkeepers as well :
- series:
on the hands
left top corner
right top ...

complex shooting drill

Pass green 2-1-2 goalshot or pass to incoming wing green 5.Pass green 3-1-3 goalshot or pass to incoming wing green 4.- jumpshot- centershot- feint an...

complex shooting drill

Pass 1-3 goalshot.Pass 2-5 goalshot.Pass 1-3-4 goalshot.

Drill can be used to warm up goalkeepers as well :
- series:
on the hands
lef...

complex shooting drill

Pass green 1-3 and goalshot or pass to pivot green 6.Pass green 2-5 and goalshot or pass to pivot green 6.Pass green 1-3-4 and goalshot or pass to piv...

complex shooting drill

Pass green 1-3 and goalshot or pass to pivot green 6.Pass green 2-5 and goalshot or pass to pivot green 6.Pass green 1-3-4 and goalshot or pass to piv...

complex shooting drill

Pass green 2-3-4. Blue 1 and 2 defend.Shot by backcourt player or wing player depending on defending actions of blue 1 and 2.

complex shooting drill

Pass green 1-2-3 (right one) and goalshot or pass to pivot green 5.Same on the right.- jumpshot- centershot- feint and get past defender on the left s...

complex shooting drill

Pass 3-4-3-2 to 1 who comes around the back and throws at the goal or passes to pivot green 5.Same on the right.Defenders :- just let it happen- half...

complex shooting drill

Pass 3-4-3-2 to 1 who comes around the back and throws at the goal.Same on the right.Defender :- just lets it happen- half active- fully match like

complex shooting drill

Green 1 goes to get a ball, dribbles around the cone, passes to green 2 and gets back the pass. Now duel with blue 1, goalshot from the distance or pa...

complex shooting drill

Pass green 2-1-2 / 3-1-3 and goalshot.

Drill can be used to warm up goalkeepers as well :
- series:
on the hands
left top corner
ri...

complex shooting drill

Pass green 1-3-1 / 2-3-2 and goalshot.- jumpshot - centershot- feint and duelChange defender after 10 actions.Defender red 1 defends :- just lets it h...

complex shooting drill

Pass green 1-2-3-1 who comes behind 3 (cross) and goalshot or pass to pivot 5 or 4.- jumpshot- centershot- feint and get past defender on the left sid...

complex shooting drill

Pass green 1-2-3-1 who comes behind 3 (cross) and goalshot or pass to pivot 5 or 4.- jumpshot- centershot- feint and get past defender on the left sid...

complex shooting drill

1 and 2 dribble to the goal on the outside of the cone and throw at the goal.

Drill can be used to warm up goalkeepers as well :
- series:

complex shooting drill

Pass 1-4-1 goalshot or pass to 3 and goalshot.Defender white 3 and 2 :- just let it happen- half active- fully match like

complex shooting drill

Player green 1 tries to get past defender blue 1 and defender blue 2.Change defenders after 10 actionsDefenders :- just let it happen- half active- f...

complex shooting drill

Pass 1-2 and goalshot Pass 1-3 and goalshotPass 1-4 and goalshot - jumpshot- centershot- feint and get past defender on the left side- feint and get p...

complex shooting drill

Pass 1-2 and goalshot or pass to pivot green 5Pass 1-3 and goalshot or pass to pivot green 5 or 6Pass 1-4 and goalshot or pass to pivot green 6all dep...

complex shooting drill

Pass 1-2 and goalshot or pass to pivot green 5Pass 1-3 and goalshot or pass to pivot green 5 or 6Pass 1-4 and goalshot or pass to pivot green 6- jumps...

complex shooting drill

Blue players try to score a goal in cooperation with pivot white 1. They are only allowed half of the circle.Defenders :- just let it happen- half ac...

complex shooting drill

Green 1 tries to get past defenders blue 1 and 2 - if necessary he can pass to green 2 pivot.Defenders :- just let it happen- half active- fully mat...

complex shooting drill

Pass 2-3-goalshot or pass to wing 4.Pass 3-2-goalshot or pass to wing 1.Defenders :- just let it happen- half active- fully match like

coordination + shooting

Postition A: Move forward, sideward/backwards - forward, sidewards left and throw at the goal against a blocking defender.

Postition B: Move ...

coordination + shooting

Postition A: Move forward, sideward/backwards - forward, sidewards left and throw at the goal against a blocking defender.

Postition B: Move ...

Crash mat Tag

In this game players run inside the area and attempt to avoid being caught by the taggers.

Players are safe from being tagged if they are la...

Crash mat Tag

In this game players run inside the area and attempt to avoid being caught by the taggers.

Players are safe from being tagged if they are la...

Cross and shoot!

Players from both lines run forwards at the same time, with the ball carrier crossing over in front of the other player.

When the players cr...

Cross-Court Pass and Shoot

Starting on the right backcourt player passes from right to left.

When the third player receives the ball on the left wing they should feint...

Cross-Court Pass and Shoot

Starting on the right backcourt player passes from right to left.

When the third player receives the ball on the left wing they should feint...

Dash, Block and Run

The first player sets off and runs as quickly as possible through the slalom.

When they reach the end they must dash across the front of the...

Diving pivot shot

The attacking player on the 7 meter line stands between the cones.

When the diagonal pass is made by one of the feeders on the baseline the ...

Dribble and Shoot

Players take it in turns to dribble out to their cone and then shoot at goal.

They must shoot in such a way that it is possible for the keep...

Fast Break - Defence into attack

Have a line of attacking players all with a ball each standing on both sides of the court. Inside the 9m line will be two defenders, one on each si...

Fast Break - Defence into attack

Have a line of attacking players all with a ball each standing on both sides of the court. Inside the 9m line will be two defenders, one on each si...

Fast Break - Keeper Feed

Set up two equal lines of players on both side of the baseline. All players have a ball each.

The move starts with a one-two pass from the p...

Feint and throw at the goal

Players line up a few meters behind the 7 meter line where a cone is placed on the floor.

The wide player (blue 2) passes the ball to the p...

Feint and throw at the goal

Players line up a few meters behind the 7 meter line where a cone is placed on the floor.

The wide player (blue 2) passes the ball to the p...

Feinting 1

The attacker in this drill should feint in an attempt to confuse the defender before passing the defender on their stronger (throwing) side, so for...

Hitting the benches - Match Play

Divide the pitch into three areas. Both teams play a 3 v 3 inside the middle third of the pitch.

The blue team are trying to hit the white t...

Hitting the benches - Match Play

Divide the pitch into three areas. Both teams play a 3 v 3 inside the middle third of the pitch.

The blue team are trying to hit the white t...

Hoop Jumps

Players start a few metres behind the first hoop.

Starting from the left players run and take off on one foot, landing inside the first hoop...

Jump Shot - Target Practice

Teams try to throw ball against the other team's benches

They have to use their jump shot to find a space and throw past the opposite team w...

Jump Shot - Target Practice

Teams try to throw ball against the other team's benches

They have to use their jump shot to find a space and throw past the opposite team w...

large group shooting drill 1

Every player has got a ball and dribbles one after the other between tte cones in the center and shoot at the goal.

Large Group Shooting Drill 2

Every player has got a ball and dribbles one after the other between the cones in the center and shoot at the goal, while there is a blocking defen...

Large Group Shooting Drill 3

Every player has got a ball and dribbles one after the other between the cones in the center and tries to get past a defender.

Large Group Shooting Drill 4

Pairs start together and play against 2 defenders to score a goal.

When the attackers miss, they should take the places of the defenders.
...

Large Group Shooting Drill 5

Pairs start together and play against 2 defenders to score a goal.
When the attackers miss, they should take the places of the defenders.
The...

Mini handball

Two teams, each with goalkeepers, play across a half-court sized pitch.

Play with normal rules.

Mini handball

Two teams, each with goalkeepers, play across a half-court sized pitch.

Play with normal rules.

One-two pass then feint and shoot!

The defender is protecting the area between the 8-9 metre lines.

The attacking players work in small 2 vs 1s. The player with the ball plays...

pivot player defends and attacks

Player A starts for 4 tasks.
1. C gets pass from B and tries to get past defender A.
Defender A prevents this, after this defensive task he s...

Quick passing and shooting

Five players from the attacking team position themselves around the goal area line so that they stretch the defenders. Each of them should be man-m...

roll - catch and score

Set up as shown with feeders on either side of the area, and players behind mats who will be shooting.

These players do a summersault on th...

Run around Race - Jump Shooting

On the coach's call an attacker and a defender both set off and run around the cone.

The defender is trying to get around the cone quicker t...

Run around Race - Jump Shooting

On the coach's call an attacker and a defender both set off and run around the cone.

The defender is trying to get around the cone quicker t...

Running Center Shot : give and go

Players line up near the baseline, with a ball each and take it in turns to pass the ball the player outside the 9 meter line.

After making ...

running wings 4

Player 1 starts this drill from the right wing and passes to player 2. Player 2 then passes to player 3 who passes to player 4.

After they'v...

running wings 4

Player 1 starts this drill from the right wing and passes to player 2. Player 2 then passes to player 3 who passes to player 4.

After they'v...

Shoot or feint + shoot or pass

Pass A to space making B.

Pass B1 to C - in the meanwhile B1 retreats and comes forward again.

If defender 1 comes foward: feint and sh...

shooting : backcourt player

Sprint to the various positions and even sprint faster just before throwing.Sprint to go and fetch ball.Drill can be used to warm up goalkeepers as we...

shooting : backcourt player

Pass 1-2-3 throw at the goal.Take a position one further.Defenders blue 1 and 2 block :- hands up- jump straight up- fully match like

shooting : backcourt player

Pass 2-1-2 and shoot with :- center shot- center shot hip height- jump shot far- jump shot high.

Drill can be used to warm up goalkeepers as we...

shooting : backcourt player

Pass 2-1-2 and goalshot.

Drill can be used to warm up goalkeepers as well :
- series:
on the hands
left top corner
right top corner...

shooting : backcourt player

Pass 1-2-3 throw at the goal.Take a position one further.

Drill can be used to warm up goalkeepers as well :
- series:
on the hands
le...

shooting : backcourt player

After getting the ball and pass to 2, and throws at the goal.Can be used to warm up the goalkeeper.

Drill can be used to warm up goalkeepers a...

shooting : backcourt player

After getting the ball and pass to 2, and throws at the goal.Defender blue 1 bocks :- just hands up- jumping off straight up- fully match like

shooting : backcourt player

Grren 1 takes the ball, passes to green 2, receives pass back and throws at the goal. bLue 1 blocks defensively at 6-7 metres.Same on the right.Shoot...

shooting : backcourt player

Pass 2-1-2 and throw at the goal after getting past defender blue 1. Same on the other side.Shoot with :- center shot- jump shot -

shooting : backcourt player

Grren 1 takes the ball, passes to green 2, receives pass back and throws at the goal. bLue 1 blocks defensively at 6-7 metres.Same on the right.Shoot...

shooting : backcourt player

Pass 2-1-2 and goalshot.

Drill can be used to warm up goalkeepers as well :
- series:
on the hands
left top corner
right top corner...

shooting : backcourt player

Pass 2-1-2 and shoot with :- center shot- center shot hip height- jump shot far- jump shot high.

Drill can be used to warm up goalkeepers as we...

shooting : backcourt player

Pass 2-1-2 and throw at the goal after getting past defender blue 1. Same on the other side.Shoot with :- center shot- jump shot -

shooting : backcourt player

Sprint to the various positions and even sprint faster just before throwing.Sprint to go and fetch ball.Drill can be used to warm up goalkeepers as we...

shooting : backcourt player

Pass 1-2-3 throw at the goal.Take a position one further.

Drill can be used to warm up goalkeepers as well :
- series:
on the hands
le...

shooting : backcourt player

Pass 1-2-3 throw at the goal.Take a position one further.Defenders blue 1 and 2 block :- hands up- jump straight up- fully match like

shooting : backcourt player

After getting the ball and pass to 2, and throws at the goal.Can be used to warm up the goalkeeper.

Drill can be used to warm up goalkeepers a...

shooting : backcourt player

After getting the ball and pass to 2, and throws at the goal.Defender blue 1 bocks :- just hands up- jumping off straight up- fully match like

shooting at the fun fair

Make two big displays with many objects to throw at (can, plastic bottles, basketballs, cones, papers hanging on a line, cardboard boxes etc.)
Whic...

shooting at the fun fair

Make two big displays with many objects to throw at (can, plastic bottles, basketballs, cones, papers hanging on a line, cardboard boxes etc.)
Whic...

shooting drill : pivot

bBlue 1 and 2 pass to pivots 1 and 2 who change position after every dive shot.1 series = 8 balls

shooting drill : pivot

Pass blue 3 and 2 to pivot 1 who throws at the goal.- blue 1 goes back to center position every time- passes may be thrown a bit more difficult to cat...

shooting drill : pivot

Blue 1 and 2 pass to pivots red 1 and 2 who come forward to receive passes and throw at the goal.8 balls = 1 series

shooting drill : pivot

Blue 1-2 and 3 pass to pivot red 1.Defenders white 1 and 2 just let it happen and make gaps not to narrow.Defenders can act a bit more match like or f...

shooting drill : pivot

Pass blue 3 - blue 2 - blue 3 again who passes to pivot red 1 who comes forward to receive pass and throws at the goal.Then Pass blue 4 - blue 1 - blu...

shooting drill : pivot

Pass blue 1 - 3 - pivot red 2 who screens defender white 4 at first.Then pass blue 2 - 4 - pivot red 1 who screens defender white 1 at first.1 seies =...

shooting drill : pivot

Pass blue 1-2 - pivot red 1. Then change positions.1 series = 8 balls- with bounce pass- catch with one hand and throw- pass into the space in front o...

shooting drill : pivot

Pass blue 1 - 2- -3 pivot red 1 - 2 - 1 - pivot red 1 and goalshot.1 series = 8 balls- with bounce pass- catch with one hand and throw- pass into the ...

shooting drill : pivot

Pass blue 1 and 2 to pivot red 1.1 series = 8 balls- with bounce pass- catch with one hand and throw- pass into the space in front of pivotDefender ma...

shooting drill : pivot

Pass blue 1 to pivot. There is another pivot every time! Other players may act as defenders.1 series = 8 balls- with bounce pass- catch with one hand ...

shooting drill : pivot

Pass blue 2 to blue 1 and to white 1.Then the other way around moving to the left.1 series = 8 balls- with bounce pass- catch with one hand and throw...

shooting drill : pivot

Pass 2-1-2 - pivot red 1.1 series = 8 balls- with bounce pass- catch with one hand and throw- pass into the space in front of pivotDefenders may act h...

shooting drill : pivot

Pass 1-2-3-pivot red 1 and then pass 1-2 - pivot red 1.1 series = 8 balls- with bounce pass- catch with one hand and throw- pass into the space in fro...

shooting drill : pivot

Pivot red 1 rounds the cones and goes back to the goal and receives passes from blue 1 and 2.1 series = 8 balls- with bounce pass- catch with one hand...

shooting drill : pivot

Pivot red 1 moves forward to the cone and runs back to the goal and receives passes from blue 1 and 2.1 series = 8 balls- with bounce pass- catch with...

shooting drill : pivot

Pivot red 1 moves forward to the cone and back to the goal again. Blue 1 and 2 pass to pivot who throws at the goal.1 series = 8 balls- with bounce pa...

shooting drill : pivot

Blue 1-2-3-4 pass to pivot red 1 who throws at the goal with a dive shot.- with bounce pass- catch with one hand and throw- pass into the space in fro...

shooting drill : pivot

Blue 1 and 2 pass to pivots 3-4-5 who throw the ball at the goal with a diveshot.- bounce pass- catch with 1 hand and throw1 series is each pivot 8 ba...

shooting drill : pivot

PIvot red 1 runs forward to the cones and back to the goal and receives pass from blue 1 and throws at the goal.1 series = 8 balls- with bounce pass- ...

Shooting Range

On the benches are some basketballs. Both teams must try to knock the basketballs off the benches using their handball throws from behind the line ...

Shooting Range

On the benches are some basketballs. Both teams must try to knock the basketballs off the benches using their handball throws from behind the line ...

Shooting with large groups 1

Players A pass to B, move to left (right) and back to the center, get pass back from B and shoot at the goal.

Series:

  • on the hands...

Shooting with large groups 2

Players A pass to B, move to left (right) and back to the center, get pass back from B and shoot at the goal against blocking defenders 2. Defender...

Shooting with large groups 3

Players A pass to B, move to left (right) and back to the center, get pass back from B and pass to either C1 or C2 who come forward to screen defen...

Shooting with large groups 4

Players A pass to B, move to left (right) and back to the center, get pass back from B and:
- shoot themselves after breakthrough
- shoot fro...

Shot, Skip and Jump

Player 1 runs towards goal, duels with the defender and tries to get a clear shot on goal.

After shooting the first player rotates and becom...

Stress Test

Form a queue in the corner and move towards goal, shooting at an angle. Throw balls which can be stopped by the goalkeeper. So make your players th...

warming-up goalkeeper

Drill to warm up goalkeeper.

1 passes to 2 who shoots at the goal.
Put more players at positions 2 and 3.
Players change places after...

Who Shoots and Runs?

Two players with a ball each approach the goal and feint as to shoot, but only one of them really shoots. The goalkeeper tries to stop the ball. Th...

Wide Shooting Game

Players are trying to hit their opponent bench at the other side of the grid with either a jump or a diving shot.

Players are only allowed i...

Wide Shooting Game

Players are trying to hit their opponent bench at the other side of the grid with either a jump or a diving shot.

Players are only allowed i...

wing player defends and attacks

Player A starts for 4 tasks.
1. C gets pass from B and tries to get past defender A.
Defender A prevents this, after this defensive task he s...

Wing Shooting - Receive and Shoot

Each blue player has two balls and are stood in a line outside the free throw line. An attacking player is stood high up the wing, close to the bas...

Zig-Zag run and Shoot!

Coach should shout "Go" every 45 seconds.

On the first shout a player from both sides sets off to run up the byline, turn around t...

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Improving feinting and shootin...

Get your players moving - using fast feet, body feints and and speed to create space for the shot in this fun feinting skill session! Get your player...

The Give and Go

Use the Give and Go in handball to create space, get past defenders and give your team the attacking edge!

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