Partner Forearm Passing Drill
This partner forearm passing drill works on perfecting the forearm pass in partners. In this drill, one player is working while the other player is only responsible for throwing the ball to the working player.

Partner Forearm Passing Drill

This partner forearm passing drill works on perfecting the forearm pass in partners. In this drill, one player is working while the other player is only responsible for throwing the ball to the working player.

Partner Forearm Passing Drill

Setup

  1. Instruct the players to split into partners with one ball between the two players.
  2. Players should position themselves about 10 to 20 feet apart depending on the skill level of the players.
  3. One player is working while the other player is only responsible for tossing the ball to the working player.
  4. Thrower should position themselves near the net and the passer facing the net.

Instructions

  1. The thrower will toss a ball to the passing player who simply returns a forearm pass back to the thrower.
  2. The thrower should catch the ball and repeat. By having the thrower catch the ball the passer can focus on receiving a clean ball and focus on ball control.
  3. Have the players switch roles after a predefined time or after a certain number of contacts.

Variations

  • Have the passing player move 2-3 steps to the right, left, back, or front and the thrower should toss the ball to the new spot and have the passer return the ball after moving.

Coaching Points

  • Focus on good clean forearm contact.

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Partner Forearm Passing Drill

This partner forearm passing drill works on perfecting the forearm pass in partners. In this drill, one player is working while the other player is only responsible for throwing the ball to the working player.

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