Handball drills for all skills



  • 2 Builders play the ball to each other at a steady pace, each time making a forward threat.
  • The defender performs a correct defensive stance.
  • Stepping out / inserting Runner sideways
  • Variation:
    • The trainer gives an optical signal after which the attacker comes 1 against 1 followed by a completion on goal.
  • At the end of the training, have the two teams play against each other.
  • Coaching them, but letting the game run.
  • Point out the pressure they have to put on and how to connect.
  • Make sure the children apply the distance shot and various passing moves.
  • MO plays ball to RO or LO, build-up starts in direction of corner and corner comes running in.
  • Construction plays ball near sideline to corner player who presses between 1 and 2 and plays ball to MO.
  • LH or RH does NOT go through to the circle - corners go back to their position and stand deep
  • MO (who has the ball) presses the defence and passes to LO or RO who again presses between 1and2and plays the corner free
  • You spread out 4 thin mats and divide the players into 2 teams (1 team with vests and 1 team without vests).
  • Goal: 10 passes and then tap the mat with the ball.
  • 1st phase: *no contact - no dribble - take 3 steps according to handball rules
  • 2nd phase: *well contact - no dribble - don't pass back - sit on the mat (max.3 sec) and get pass to score
  • Goalkeeper in goal,
  • rest of the players have a ball and spread out on the left straight.
  • 1 or 2 players stand in the middle to play.
  • Player plays the ball to the MO then footwork over the rents (3, sprinting over) then get the ball back, left right action and shoot at goal)
  • after the goal attempt, sprint around the cones to get the ball and join the other sides
  • middle l/re high li/re middle l/re low diagonal bounce free


Make 3 teams: 1 stands 2 meters for the sideline, 1 stands in the middle, the other stands 2 meters for the other sideline.

The ones in the middle have the ball

  • 1. Dribble/putt on towards the 1st one on the sideline pass the ball and the other one runs to the other sideline and so on.
  • 2. Advance to the sideline, make a zero pass (the other one has to defend) the defender gets the ball and does the same on the other side.
  • - Note: player lands 1 meter in front of the defender, player must land on front feet, makes a body threat and passes the other side, speed up
  • 3. Same as 2, but now zero pass on left/right leg.
  • - Attention: player lands on 1 meter in front of the defender, makes sure he takes his upper body with him while landing and accelerating
  • 4. same as 2, but now with overpowering.
  • - Pay attention: that the zero axis is made slightly next to the defender, one long arm, that the player pushes down the defender's arm with the other arm, accelerate

  • Two persons sit side by side on a circle, facing the other side of the field.
  • - Variation: standing, sitting on buttocks, lying on stomach, lying on back, plank posture
  • Trainer throws a ball from behind in front of them.
  • As soon as they see the ball, they stand up and see who gets the ball first.
  • The fastest becomes attacker, the other must defend.
  • Finish on the other side.

  • Divide the group into 3 teams
  • Each team takes place behind the square with the hats
  • The squares are identical to each other and consist of four different coloured hats
  • The first person of each team stands inside the square
  • The trainer calls 1, 2 or 3 colours which have to be tapped by hand in the right order
  • Then continue the course at maximum speed
  • At the cones: forwards-backwards-forwards-backwards.
  • At the ladder, each foot in the next square (several variations possible).
  • Then sprint back past the first hat of the square.
  • The fastest earns 1 point for his team

During the time that the track is completed, the other team members do push ups and abdominal exercises

  • create teams of 3 players
  • 2 balls per 3 players
  • 2 players on the outside of the playing field and 1 player in the middle
  • 1 pawn approx. 5m in front of the players on the outside
  • the outside players have the ball
  • player in the middle sprints to the first pawn and is played by 1 outside player and passes back
  • then sprint to the other side
  • repeat a few times then change position

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