Warm-Up: Crossbar Handball

  • Organisation

    • 2 goals

    • min. 6 cones (can be more to mark the field)

  • Process

    Two teams play Handball against each other.

    A team earns a point, if they throw the ball against the opposition's crossbar.

    If a team drops the ball, they lose possession and have to give the ball to the other team.

  • Tip

    • Coaches should encourage players to get open and always be ready to receive the ball

Training Set



15 min


U14 - U19


Positional play


Quick decisioning, Quick processing

General Training Goals


Warm-up games

Training Organization

Number of Players

8 players, 10 players, 12 players, 13 or more playersr

Form of Training

Group training, Team training

Skill Level


Participating Players

Whole team


Cooperation within the team, Training for fun

Spatial Behavior

Double penalty box

Training Location

Asphalt, Grass field, Turf field

Author: Tom Pilarski

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