Korfball drills for all skills

  • Place 5 hats around the basket.
  • At 5 different distances from the basket. (max 6 meters, minimal 2 meters)
  • Work with pairs.
  • From each hat you may shoot twice.
  • You always shoot a whole round.
  • Which pair is first to score twice from all hats?
  • You make a round, until you have scored from all spots.
  • You shoot one round and catch the next round.
  • One person shoots from in front of the basket.
  • One person stands at the back left of a pawn, the other at the back right of a pawn, about 5 meters from the post and between each other.
  • The one in front of the basket shoots.
  • When the ball is loose, the two people in front of the basket start the rebound duel.
  • When they have won the rebound 3 times, they may shoot.
  • 3 or 4 players.
  • On 8 meters opposite each other.
  • Player 1 of the pair throws the ball to the other side and runs after it.
    • Throw over and run after it.
    • Player gets the ball back.
    • Player swings out of the way and gets the ball back underhand. (all with 1 hand).
    • Player makes half circle jump and plays ball back; player runs to the other side.
    • Player gets ball from number 2 from behind and plays ball to the other side.
  • 3 or 4 teams.
  • Attacker, attacker, defender.
  • Attacker practices different types of shots but now with pressure from a defender.
  • Change after 10 goal attempts. (Each player keeps track of his shot percentage).
    • Attacker (A) shoots from 6 meter on the move.
    • Defender (V) gives light pressure.
    • A makes virtual shot move and takes through ball.
    • V also obstructs pass ball but has to give chance.
    • A has choice between shot and through ball.
    • V cooperates by making a clear choice.
    • If 3 but fumbles after shot or walkthrough ball another chance under the post.
  • Make 2 or 3 teams.
  • Each team gets 10 pawns.
  • The players shoot from their own chosen distances and put a pawn on each spot where they have scored.
  • When one team has finished, the teams change baskets. (Even if the other baskets have not yet placed all 10 pawns).
  • Now the players shoot the pawns away from the other team by scoring from that distance.
  • Winner who shoots away the pawns first.
  • Make 2 rows of players.
  • Players walk towards each other and pass the ball.
  • Shorten the passing distance until the ball is hanging still in the air.
  • The passing is then more like a short tap.



  • From 4-0 position to take action.


  • You play around and create an attack opportunity in front of the basket.
  • After the first action, start the second action.
  • After second action, return to 4-0 position.
  • Everyone stays in motion.

Actions to practice:

  • Behind.
  • Cross.
  • Left/right.
  • Pass from 4-0.
  • A.
  • B.
  • Opening.

See drawing for from 4-0 to 3-1 to 2-1-1.

Blue is 4-0.

  • Player 1 throws to player 2.
  • Player 1 puts in rebound.
  • Player 3 fills in place of player 1.
  • Player 4 behind the basket.
  • Player 2 throws to player 1.
  • Player 1 throws to player 2 or 3, they make an evasive move. (where possible shot).

Red is 3-1.

  • Player 4 enters the support.
  • Player 2 or 3 throws to 4.
  • Player 2 and 3 make an action for a goal attempt.
  • Player 1 catches a shot or makes sure she is away from a pass, can score via diversion after a missed pass.
  • Player 4 makes a run through after a pass through.
  • Players run/dribble around a set square. (poles/pawns, sufficient distance from each other).
  • Players are given a list of commands in advance, with a corresponding number.
  • The trainer calls out a number randomly, players carry out the assignment.
  • You can adjust the number of missions and the missions themselves.
  • Example of assignments.
    • Tapping the ground.
    • Jump in the air.
    • Sprint to the next pole.
    • 1 burpee.
    • Backwards as if you are defending until the next pole/pawn.
  • Players play 4-0 around the post.
  • Player 1 takes the catch immediately after a pass.
  • The next player to pass the ball takes the pass, but is "defended in front" and cannot avoid it.
  • The player goes behind the post, the "defender" stays in front of the post, the player behind the post pulls away, gets the ball and shoots.
  • Ball is caught, played out and the exercise is done again.
  • This can be done with or without defenders.
  • With defenders, the defenders must over-defend and stay in front of the post when the player moves backwards.
  • Without defenders, make sure that attackers keep making the correct movements and do not immediately move backwards to move away, but only when they have been "pre-defended
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