The aim is to improve passing, receiving, and shooting. Player 1 starts on the back line outside of the key, with player 2 standing at the top of the key with the ball. Player 1 darts into the key, player 2 throws a bad pass into the key, player 1 has to react to this bad pass and try to catch it.

 

When the ball is caught player 1 throws it back to player 2, who returns it as soon as possible with another inaccurate pass for player 1 to attempt to catch. This can be repeated again, except this time when player 1 catches the ball they can pivot and attempt a shot.

Progressions:

  • Increase speed of the drill
  • Use different passes
  • Use different shots

Coaching Points

  • Use the 'W' shape to catch the ball
  • Make sure players call for the ball

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