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Handball drills

  • Blue throws the ball to the goalie and runs to the pylon.
  • Keeper catches the ball and throws a break out on the running blue player.
  • If goalkeeper cannot throw a break, throw ball to MA. This one throws BO.
  • Blue takes the ball and tries to finish from the 9 yards.
  • Optionally, put a defender around the 9 to defend.
drawing Breakout
  • Tjoek throwing - short arm.
  • Rounding goal. Pawn in goal.
  • Sprint back - turn off where to run past.
  • Bench upside down - keep balance until it's your turn again
Attention on throwing with short arm and rounding stretch throw.
drawing Throwing with short arm
  • In pairs facing each other.
  • Defend by walking toward each other and:
    • bringing hands to shoulder height
    • tapping each other in the air with the hands - jumping
    • touching each other in the air with the chest
    • stopping each other with the hand in the side
Exercise 2:
  • 3 defenders: left builder, left player, right builder.
  • 2 attackers at each position.
  • The ball leaves on the corner running in, passes to the Left builder.
  • This Left builder passes pass to Center player.
  • Defenders go out to attacker and shuffle back off to place.
  • Attackers run backwards and may not stand still.
drawing defense aspect
  • Over the benches with 2 legs
  • Backwards backwards
  • Slide from pawn to pawn
  • Backwards backwards
  • Over the mats head roll
  • Sprint to the finish line
drawing Relay
  • Divide the group into two teams
  • Team A on one side and Team B on the other side
  • At the teams try to throw on the yoga ball
  • If the yoga ball hits the bench of one team, the other team has won.
drawing Aiming for yoga ball
Useful for both goalkeepers and players.
  • 2 posts at approximately 6 meters
  • Left and right of each post 1 player
  • 5th player stands in the middle
  • Players at the posts play over with bounce, the center player tries to stop or touch the ball
  • Pass giving from LO-M / RO-MO
  • Pass giving in the run from LO to MO
  • MO runs in without ball, feints back and gives pass to LO.
  • LO feints towards the middle and throws on goal.
This exercise can also be done with 3 players.
  • MO then runs in without ball and passes ball to L/RO.
  • This exercise always in motion for the MO, run half circle, run backwards.
drawing Running in with feint
In two formations:

  • 3 players blue form a triangle
  • In the middle stands the circle player red
  • 1 defender white

  • Goal: the 3 players try to pass to the circle player and the defender tries to prevent this from happening

  • Same formation as 4-1
  • Extra defender added
drawing Circle player addressing
  • 2 teams facing each other
  • Bench with tops in between
  • Knock off the tops
  • Which team has the most?
drawing Throwing off pawns
  • At least 1 player stands at each pawn.
  • There is 1 ball at red.
  • Red throws to blue and walks to blue's pawn.
  • Blue throws to white and runs to white's pawn and so on.

  • Running after the ball.
  • Run the ball clockwise and players counterclockwise.
  • Crossing diagonally.
  • 2 balls.
  • With a bounce.
drawing Overplaying in square
  • Blue with black starts with and runs 3 passes with the ball
  • Throws the ball to red who comes running in
  • Red throws the ball again to the next blue player who comes running in
  • This is how the circle goes around
More difficult:
  • 1 defender in the middle
  • 2 defenders and 1 circle player
  • Blue plays to red and red plays to the circle player
  • Circle player plays to blue again
drawing Playing circle player at high pace
  • 4 pawns
  • At each pawn 1 player without ball
  • The rest run between the four pawns with ball
The players in the middle try to play to the players in the corner.

  • Corners actively ready
  • Eye contact
  • Being active in the middle (No rows)
drawing Free running and throwing/catching