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Attacking Waves - 2V2

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Handball Attacking Waves - 2v2 526 ballcirculation In this game the wing player (green 1) feeds the ball to the first attacker who then works with th...

533 Attacking Against Man-To-Man Defence

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Handball 533 attacking against man-to-man defence 533 attacking against man-to-man defence Three back court players are defended man-to-man. * Positi...

541 attacking in powerplay sit...

Handball 541 attacking in powerplay situations 541 attacking in powerplay situations B6 screens W3. Pass B1 (who goes and screens W5)- pass B4-B3 who...

541 attacking in powerplay sit...

Handball 541 attacking in powerplay situations 541 attacking in powerplay situations Pass B1-B2-B3 who passes to B4 and screens W3 afterwards. B6 goe...

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 ...

3 vs 3 - Defence

Blue 1, 2 and 3 are the attackers and are trying to get into a gap between the attackers to release a shot on goal.

The defenders must move ...

3 vs 3 - Defence

Blue 1, 2 and 3 are the attackers and are trying to get into a gap between the attackers to release a shot on goal.

The defenders must move ...

4 v 2 - Using the wing players

Two player take up position on the wings, with two attackers stood further up court.

The two attackers on the half way line (players 2 and 3...

4 v 2 - Using the wing players

Two player take up position on the wings, with two attackers stood further up court.

The two attackers on the half way line (players 2 and 3...

4 vs 4 - Make the Space

4 attacking players against 4 defenders - with the attackers trying to score a goal.

The attackers start on either wing and take it in turn ...

4 vs 4 - Make the Space

4 attacking players against 4 defenders - with the attackers trying to score a goal.

The attackers start on either wing and take it in turn ...

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...

Attacking Waves - 2v2

In this game the wing player (green 1) feeds the ball to the first attacker who then works with their partner to try and get past the two defenders...

Breaking through to shoot

Blue players line up behind three cones outside the 9 meter line.

The defender stands between the 7 and the 9 meter line, ready to block the...

Contesting the pass

The blue attacking player plays a one-two with the central player.

They then run forward to meet the pass.

The defender must be aware...

crossing my land

Player 1 (white) dribbles through the various areas which are defended by blue players.

The defending players try to win the ball from the a...

crossing my land

Player 1 (white) dribbles through the various areas which are defended by blue players.

The defending players try to win the ball from the a...

Defending the throw

Players line up in pairs facing each other with about 5 metres between them.

The attacking player dribbles towards the defending player. As ...

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 ...

Drawing in the defender - 3 vs 2

Player 1 dribbles around their cone whilst player 2 sprints around their cone.

Player 1 deliberately dribbles towards defender 1 in an attem...

Drawing in the defender - 3 vs 2

Player 1 dribbles around their cone whilst player 2 sprints around their cone.

Player 1 deliberately dribbles towards defender 1 in an attem...

Duel then to Diagonal Run

The attacking players take it in turns to forward and take on the defender.

They are not trying to score, instead all they are trying to do ...

Duel then to Diagonal Run

The attacking players take it in turns to forward and take on the defender.

They are not trying to score, instead all they are trying to do ...

Fast Break - Combination Pass 2v1

In this move the winger start with the ball and passes the keeper who returns the pass to the center back.

At this point the wing back and t...

Fast Break - Combination Pass

In this move the winger start with the ball and passes the keeper who returns the pass to the center back.

At this point the wing back and t...

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 Passing - Feinting

Attackers pass the ball along the line and defenders must run forward to defend.

Attacking players are trying to move the ball quickly in or...

Fast Passing - Feinting

Attackers pass the ball along the line and defenders must run forward to defend.

Attacking players are trying to move the ball quickly in or...

Feinting under pressure

Players line up on both sides of the court with a ball in hand. They take it in turns to pass the ball to player 1 and then progress up the court.<...

From back to Front!

Two attacking players stand on either side of the goal area line and take it in turns to have gentle shots on goal (making it easy for the keeper t...

From back to Front!

Two attacking players stand on either side of the goal area line and take it in turns to have gentle shots on goal (making it easy for the keeper t...

give-and-go

Attacker 2 dribbles towards the goal and the blue defender runs out to pressure him.

The attacker then plays the pass around the defender to...

give-and-go

Attacker 2 dribbles towards the goal and the blue defender runs out to pressure him.

The attacker then plays the pass around the defender to...

Goal throws to the upfield player

Attacking player 1 runs with the ball to the outside of the 9m semi-circle and throws at the goal. The defender must only obstruct the shot, not m...

Goal throws to the upfield player

Attacking player 1 runs with the ball to the outside of the 9m semi-circle and throws at the goal. The defender must only obstruct the shot, not m...

Handball rugby game

Playing inside half a court at both sides there is a coned area about 2 meters deep.

Each team must attack the other team's zone whilst defe...

Handball rugby game

Playing inside half a court at both sides there is a coned area about 2 meters deep.

Each team must attack the other team's zone whilst defe...

Knock on defence - covering defence

The blue team (back court players) are attacking and are passing the ball along the line, looking to find a chink in the defence so that they can p...

Knock on defence - covering defence

The blue team (back court players) are attacking and are passing the ball along the line, looking to find a chink in the defence so that they can p...

Late Support

The wide attacker plays a one-two pass with the central attacking player. After this they then run forward and try to get past the left back.

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Late Support

The wide attacker plays a one-two pass with the central attacking player. After this they then run forward and try to get past the left back.

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Maximum Passing - 30 seconds

Two equal teams play inside a half court area.

The aim of this game is to see which team can play the most passes in a 30 second period!

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Maximum Passing - 30 seconds

Two equal teams play inside a half court area.

The aim of this game is to see which team can play the most passes in a 30 second period!

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No pass to Green

The first player waiting in the line passes to blue one on the side of the court and moves forward to receive the return pass.

At this point...

No pass to Green

The first player waiting in the line passes to blue one on the side of the court and moves forward to receive the return pass.

At this point...

One on One with a covering defender

The feeders on the baseline and the outside of the 9 meter line take it in turns to feed the ball to the attacking runner (Blue 2).

When the...

One vs One - Defensive rotation

The attacking players take it in turns to run at their defenders, either on the left or the right, with the ball in hand.

When they reach th...

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...

Out and Defend - 1v1 defence

Player 1 (the feeder) stands in the middle of the court and passes the ball to player 3.

Player 3 then tries to break through the defence an...

Pass down the line

Blue 1 feeds the ball in front of blue 2 who then duels with their opposite number before passing the ball across the pitch to the next attacking p...

Pave the way through

Blue players 3 and 6 position themselves between two defenders to make it difficult for them to be picked up.

The ball starts with blue play...

Pick and Roll - Power Play Decision

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...

Power play - Overload Game

Play a normal full pitch game with the following condition:

One attacker on both teams must stay in the offensive half of the pitch at all ti...

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...

Run around - 2 vs 1

This starts off as a 1 vs 1 as the attacking players dribble the ball out around the cone and then run towards goal to beat the defender.

Ho...

Shoot in the hoop

Player across a half court with two teams.

Both teams need to defend their 3 hoops whilst trying put their ball into one of their opposition...

Shoot in the hoop

Player across a half court with two teams.

Both teams need to defend their 3 hoops whilst trying put their ball into one of their opposition...

Small area passing!

Playing inside a restricted area (inside the 6 or 9 metre line) two small teams try and keep possession of the ball for as long as possible.

Small area passing!

Playing inside a restricted area (inside the 6 or 9 metre line) two small teams try and keep possession of the ball for as long as possible.

Spin around and Shoot

This drill practises the pivot rolling off the defender for a quick shot on goal.

The coach/feeder (blue 2) passes to blue 1 who runs to mee...

Team dribble - Points game

In this game there are more attackers than defenders.

The aim for the attackers is to dribble from one line to the other without being dispo...

Team dribble - Points game

In this game there are more attackers than defenders.

The aim for the attackers is to dribble from one line to the other without being dispo...

Two man shut out defence

Blue player 1 is the feeder in this drill and throws the ball to the players attempting to penetrate the defence.

Blue players 2, on both si...

warming-up : 3:3 position play

Players stand approximately 10 metres apart from one another in a 3:3 attacking formation and pass the ball between themselves using a variety of p...

Wing Defence

Player / coach stands in line with the substitution line and feeds the ball to the attacking players (white 3 and white 1).

On receiving the...

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...

Work together in Defence

The two attacking players take it in turns to attack the two defenders in a 2v1.

The non-attacking player is the feeder and the receiving at...

zone game ball

Two teams, two sides and two end zones.
- A point is scored if a successful catch is performed in the end zone
- A point is scored if the...

zone game ball

Two teams, two sides and two end zones.
- A point is scored if a successful catch is performed in the end zone
- A point is scored if the...

Web Videos

Group tactical means - crossing

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Sessions

Handball: Fast Break Series: C...

The fast break is an attractive and essential element of handball which is not only ... technique today so that they can counter-attack at speed in t...

Handball: Screening and Blocki...

Are your players screen setting superstars? If not, why not? Use this session to introduce your players to this advanced attacking technique! Are you...

Free throw variations

Use this session to find fresh ideas for attacking from a free throw! Coach your players new techniques to score from a set play.

Speed and Sprint Endurance Session

Can your players perform to high standards once fatigue kicks in Handball specific speed and endurance drills to improve fitness and skill.

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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