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Learning Intention

End to end builds on introductory invasion activities requiring throwing and catching.

Band Level

3 - 4, 5 - 6, Skill Development, Game Concepts

Content Description


Skill Focus

Catching, Defending, Throwing


  • 1 foam ball (or similar per group)
  • 8 markers cones


  1. Play in teams of 8 or less.
  2. 2 teams spread the length of the playing area.
  3. On your signal, the player with the ball at one end passes the ball to a teammate.
  4. This continues until a goal is scored at the other end.
  5. If the ball is dropped, the other team begins with the ball.
  6. The goal defender of the attacking team begins with the ball.
  7. Defenders try to intercept the ball.
  8. No running with the ball.

Change It...


  • Reduce the playing area
  • Allow 2 drops or intercepts before the ball is turned over to the other team


  • A player can run with the ball until tagged


  • Use role models to emphasise good examples of throwing and catching
  • Encourage players to communicate with each other


  • Where can you stand to defend a pass?
  • How can you defend the player with the ball?