Learning Intention

Physical Skills: Dodging, agility and speed

Physical Fitness: General endurance, speed, agility and balance

Knowledge/Understanding: Rules, teamwork, attacking and defending

Social: Interaction, being a team member, competition, enjoyment, communication and participation

When to Use

Minor game used as a whole group activity, great as part of a warm up


Two teams of as many players as needed

Number off players into two teams restricting players to the middle third only

Coach call a number out for example 1 so both of the ones go and chase each other for 30 seconds and then you go on to the next number


Reduce or expand the playing area, depending on the groups capabilities

Call out different numbers so say - 2 and 7 or similar

Add a ball to the above drill that is passed onto the court for those two numbers to then partner up and pass the ball around and for the other two numbers being called out as well being the defenders

Coaching Points

Quick and effective movements with smart use of change of direction

Keep head up to have vision of your opposition player

Ensure players are using effective passing and catching technique

When players are defending ensure they are sticking close to their opposition player but not contacting

This project has received support from the Sunshine Coast Councils Sports Industry Development grant that was awarded through the Australian and Queensland Governments under the 2019 Queensland Bushfires Local Economic Recovery Program. The Program was established to support projects that contribute to the economic and/or social recovery of the communities most heavily impacted by the Queensland Bushfires, and reduces the impact of future events on the community.