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Drills

547 5:1 Defence

category: 547-5-1-defence

Handball 547 5:1 defence 547 5:1 defence 4 defenders, 6 attackers variations : - only pivot B6 may score - only try to score over the wings - only tr...

545 3:2:1 Defence

category: 545-3-2-1-defence

Handball 545 3:2:1 defence 545 3:2:1 defence Pass B3-B1 who duels with R1. After duel B2 starts for the fast break and goes to queue of R1.

548 6:0 Defence

category: 548-6-0-defence

Handball 548 6:0 defence 548 6:0 defence R1 throws from the left wing. Sprints to cone at the other side, gets ball from B1 and throws at the goal. S...

Defensive Stance

category: 323-defenders-movements

Handball Defensive stance 323 defenders movements As players run forward to defend they should think about their ... 326 defence of dribbling Drill T...

545 3:2:1 Defence

category: 545-3-2-1-defence

Handball 545 3:2:1 defence 545 3:2:1 defence B1 duels with R1.

545 3:2:1 Defence

category: 545-3-2-1-defence

Handball 545 3:2:1 defence 545 3:2:1 defence B1 runs forward to R1 and R3. Duels, change places. Variations : - defensively, close to the goal area -...

547 5:1 Defence

category: 547-5-1-defence

Handball 547 5:1 defence 547 5:1 defence B1-B2-B3 pass to R1. B4 defends.

545 3:2:1 Defence

category: 545-3-2-1-defence

Handball 545 3:2:1 defence 545 3:2:1 defence Pass B1-B3, duel with R1. Then B3 runs around cone, gets ball from B2, duel with R1 who came over to the...

545 3:2:1 Defence

category: 545-3-2-1-defence

Handball 545 3:2:1 defence 545 3:2:1 defence Pass B1-R2-B1 who duels with R1 B1 runs around the cone, gets ball from B2 and duels with R2. B2 and R2Â...

547 5:1 Defence

category: 547-5-1-defence

Handball 547 5:1 defence 547 5:1 defence Pass B1-B2-B1 who duels with R1. After the duel B1 takes the position of R1. R1 runs around the cones and go...

1 Vs 2

category: 538-fast-break

Blue player 1 is the feeder in this drill and feeds to the ball to one of the players to either their left or right for them to run onto.

Th...

1 Vs 2

category: 539-fast-throw-off

Blue player 1 is the feeder in this drill and feeds to the ball to one of the players to either their left or right for them to run onto.

Th...

10 Ball (1)

category: 320-passing-varieties-catching-passing

Two teams.
Aim of the game is to get to 10 successful consecutive passes in a row. The other team tries to get the ball and start their own 10 ...

10 Ball (2)

category: 320-passing-varieties-catching-passing

Two teams:

Aim of the game is to get to 10 successful consecutive passes in a row. The other team tries to touch the player in possession OR ...

1V1 Defence

category: 545-3-2-1-defence

Pass B-A-B-C-B.

A goes to defending position after passing to B and defends 1:1 against B.

A and B change positions after duel.

1V1 With Libero Support

category: 545-3-2-1-defence

Blue 1 is the feeder in this drill and alternates the pass left-right.

Upon receiving the pass blue 2 runs forward and duels with the defend...

Attacker1 starts dribbling towards the goal. If defender 1 cannot cope with the situations, defender 2 helps out.

Attacker1 starts dribbling towards the goal. If defender 1 cannot cope with the situations, defender 2 helps out.

Attacker 1 dribbles towards the goal and passes the ball to attacker 2 only if defender 2 comes towards him.

Attacker 1 dribbles towards the goal and passes the ball to attacker 2 only if defender 2 comes towards him.

3 Vs 3 - Defence

category: 531-cooperation-in-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

category: 548-6-0-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 ...

323 Defenders Movements

category: 323-defenders-movements

B pass around.
G defends pases to R1.
Just make side steps and use arms.

323 Defenders Movements

category: 323-defenders-movements

B pass. When B1 or B4 catch the ball, G1 runs forward to defend.
Then back to goal area.

323 Defenders Movements

category: 323-defenders-movements

W has got the ball.
W and B make side steps and go to eachother and W gives ball to B and B to W etc.

328 Blocking Ball And Attacker'S Ways

category: 328-blocking-ball-and-attackers-ways

B pass around ball.
R1 and R2 step forward to theit back court player when the ball is in possession of B3.

328 Blocking Ball And Attacker'S Ways

category: 328-blocking-ball-and-attackers-ways

B pass around.
R run forward and move back.
When B1 is in possession : R1 and R3 run forward to back court players B2 and B3.

328 Blocking Ball And Attacker'S Ways

category: 328-blocking-ball-and-attackers-ways

R1 runs forward to defend when B5 passes to B4 and B1 passes to B2.
Position : diagonally, face to ball.

328 Blocking Ball And Attacker'S Ways

category: 328-blocking-ball-and-attackers-ways

When B4 passes to B3, R1 runs forward to B1 to defend.
When B4 passes to B5, R2 runs forward to B2 to defend.

variation :
- complete man-...

328 Blocking Ball And Attacker'S Ways

category: 328-blocking-ball-and-attackers-ways

B pass around and try to pass to pivot W1.
R1 and R2 run forward to defend their back court players and sprint back to defend pivot W1.

Two red defenders defend 3 attackers who are allowed to use half of the court.

This 3:2:1 defence gets an overlaod to defend. Two pivots and all the backcourt players should be defended.

The centre block of the 3:2:1 defence tries to prevent the attackers from scoring goals.

4 attackers start and try to score a goal.
Defenders are positioned in two lines at the beginning.
After every attmpt, attackers sprint t...

4 attackers start and try to score a goal.
Defenders are positioned in two lines at the beginning.
After every attmpt, attackers sprint t...

533 Attacking Against Man-To-Man Defence

category: 533-attacking-against-man-to-man-defence

Attacking against 4:0 + 2 defence

- players who are defended man-to-man just across the throw off line, far from the goal
* other players : ...

536 Concept Play : Going To 2:4

category: 536-concept-play-going-to-2-4

Defence : 3:3 offensively

Attackers in 2:4 positions.
An agreement is made on a player who should be a free player to pass to (here W5)
T...

537 Concept Play : Tricks

category: 537-concept-play-tricks

This is a fantastic play to help you get the better of opposition defences.

To begin:

  1. Blue2 brings ball to Blue1 who runs forwa...

541 Attacking In Powerplay Situations

category: 541-attacking-in-powerplay-situations

Concept 1b :

B1 makes W1 move towards corner.
B2 makes W2 follow him.
B3 makes W2 follow him.
B4 runs forward straight on to W4.

541 Attacking In Powerplay Situations

category: 541-attacking-in-powerplay-situations

B6 screens W3.
Pass B1 (who goes and screens W5)- pass B4-B3 who runs into the gap between the screening players B6 and B1 and throws at the goal.

541 Attacking In Powerplay Situations

category: 541-attacking-in-powerplay-situations

Pass B1-B2-B3 who passes to B4 and screens W3 afterwards.
B6 goes and screens W2.
Pass B4-B2 who throws at the goal between the screening player...

547 5:1 Defence

category: 547-5-1-defence

Five defenders, 6 attackers.

variations :
- only pivot B6 may score
- only try to score over the wings
- only try to score from distan...

Back And Forth 1

category: 536-concept-play-going-to-2-4

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...

Back And Forth 2

category: 536-concept-play-going-to-2-4

Same as in Back and Forth 1 player 1 starts the drill from the right wing and passes to player 2. Player 2 then passes to player 3 who pas...

Back And Forth 2

category: 560-complex-shooting-exercises

Same as in Back and Forth 1 player 1 starts the drill from the right wing and passes to player 2. Player 2 then passes to player 3 who pas...

Blocking In 3:2:1 Defence

category: 545-3-2-1-defence

Passes from B/C to B and back.
Defenders 1 and 4 pretend to be late tackling B and C and have to block the shots of B and C.
Libero 2 blocks ...

Decision Passing - Defenders Move

category: 541-attacking-in-powerplay-situations

Based on the defender's movement player 4 should decide whether to pass to player 6, player 5 or not pass at all and take the shot on themselves.

Defence - Duelling

category: 545-3-2-1-defence

Blue player 1 tries to get past the red defender.

If they succeed in losing their man then the attacker should have a shot on goal.

Defence To Attack

category: 538-fast-break

The attackers line on both sides if the court, each with a ball, and take it in turns to run forwards, take the ball round the defender and have a ...

Defence To Attack

category: 614-goal-keeper-fast-break

The attackers line on both sides if the court, each with a ball, and take it in turns to run forwards, take the ball round the defender and have a ...

Defend Running Wing

category: 545-3-2-1-defence

Pass 3-2-4 and pass to incoming 5.
Aim of the game is defend the incoming 5 wing player.
Blue 1 : steps a bit forward and accompanies/...

Defending A 2V2 With Libero

category: 543-defence-man-to-man

White 1 starts the move by passing the ball to the white player on either side.

From this point on the drill is live and the two blue player...

Devils Advocate - Attack Vs Defence

category: 545-3-2-1-defence

In this drill blue 2 is the feeder (devil's advocate).

Their job is to pass the ball in between the defender and the attacker on both sides ...

Double Defence - Duelling

category: 545-3-2-1-defence

Blue player 1 tries to get past the first red defender.

If they succeed in losing their man then the second defender should come across to ...

Drawing in the defender - 2 vs 2

Player 1 dribbles around the cone and at the same time player 2 sprints around his cone.

Player 1 dribbles deliberately towards their defend...

Drawing in the defender - 2 vs 2

Player 1 dribbles around the cone and at the same time player 2 sprints around his cone.

Player 1 dribbles deliberately towards their defend...

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 to Create Space 1

B is the feeder who throws the introduction pass 1 (either to A or to B).

Player A runs towards wingplayer E and passes to E.

E goes in...

Fast Passing to Create Space 2

B is the feeder who throws the introduction pass 1 (either to A or to B).

Player A runs towards wingplayer E and passes to E.

E goes in...

Fast Passing to Create Space 3

B is the feeder who throws the introduction pass 1 (either to A or to B).

Player A runs towards wingplayer E and passes to E.

E goes in...

Fast Passing to Create Space 4

B is the feeder who throws the introduction pass 1 (either to A or to B).

Player A runs towards wingplayer E and passes to E.

E goes in...

First Time Position Play

2/3/4 players try to intercept the ball.
Other players pass around and after every pass, the player must change mats to gain another and a bette...

Hit the benches - Defence v Attack

The blue team are the attackers and the whites are defenders, working in one third of the court.

Blue players must pass the ball around to c...

Hit the benches - Defence v Attack

The blue team are the attackers and the whites are defenders, working in one third of the court.

Blue players must pass the ball around to c...

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...

No way through!

The 4 red defenders need to prevent the 3 oncoming blue attackers from finding a way through the defence, whilst also blocking off the through ball...

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...

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...

score yourself

Two teams. You can score a point when you pass to player of your own team and when he can run in between the two cones within 3 steps.
Change ...

Shadow defence

Blue players 1, 2 and 3 stand in a line with a supply of ball to try and feed to blue player 4.

The defending player (Red 1) must stay in fr...

Shadow defence

Blue players 1, 2 and 3 stand in a line with a supply of ball to try and feed to blue player 4.

The defending player (Red 1) must stay in fr...

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.

Step Forward Defence

Defenders 1 and 2 step forward to two players in the square, turn around quickly and step forward again.

1. Ball movement from left to right...

Team defence - Both sides

The two blue players stood on the wings of the court both have several balls at their feet and take it in turns to throw the ball into the central ...

Team defence - Both sides

The two blue players stood on the wings of the court both have several balls at their feet and take it in turns to throw the ball into the central ...

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...

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...

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...

Web Videos

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Sessions

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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Tactics

Community Drills

Trigger Challenge

Teacher will call either 'Attack' or 'Defence'.Pupils must run forwards on attack, and backwards on defence. Issue a forfeit if pupils...

defence 1vs 2

1 defender2attackers, both with a balldefender moves between cones back and forth to stop the attackers.Attacker 1 is pretending to shoot around the c...

ΤΑΚΤΙΚΗ ΑΜΥΝΑΣ 5:1 - ΟΜΑΔΑ

Συνολική τοποθέτηση και ρόλοι σε 5:1 με λίμπερο (L+T DEFENCE)Ρόλοι και τοπόθετήσεις στην άμυναΑνοιγμα αιφνιδιασμού - ρόλοι

Defend the D

Defending team must protect the D and prevent the opposing team from entering their area. If they do enter your area you must prevent them shootingDef...