Soccer Handball Tag # 2 Training Drill

Handball Tag # 2

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 8+
Difficulty: Medium
Time: 5-10 min.
Emphasis: Passing

Field Preparation:

  • grid (15yds x 20yds)
  • cones to mark off area


  • players move inside the area without a ball
  • two taggers carry a ball with their hands
  • tagger holding the ball can tag the closest player
  • tagger with the ball cannot take more than 2 steps
  • if tagged, players become one of the taggers
  • last two players standing become the taggers for the next round


  • taggers pass by volleying the ball
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • angle, distance and timing of support
  • vision
  • decision making
  • verbal and visual communication

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