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Students learn and practice overhead handball passing skills in this lesson


P.E. & Health  


3, 4, 5  

Title – Handball – Overhead Passing Skills
By – Mohammed Asim Ghazi
Primary Subject – Health / Physical Education
Grade Level – 3-5

Concept/Skills Being Taught:

  • Passing the Ball
  • Knowledge of Passing Skills
    • – Overhead pass with one hand
    • – Overhead pass with both hands
  • Rules of Handball

Materials Needed:

  • cones
  • handball
  • court


  • Warm up:
    • Students run around the court two times


  • General Exercise:
    • Stand up – arms forward – complete bending knee exercise
    • Sitting – arms behind head – forward walk exercise
  • Technical steps:
    1. The student starts by standing perpendicular to their target with their body facing right if they are right-handed and vice-versa.
    2. The student’s left foot points to the target, with their weight on the right foot if right-handed (reverse directions if left-handed).
    3. The student steps towards the target as they throw with the foot that is on the same side as the arm that will pass the ball.
    4. The student steps forward towards the target as they throw the ball; the shoulder and hips will rotate while throwing.
    5. Set the ball at waist level before passing the ball.

  • The student moves towards the arm that will pass the ball.
  • Right-handed throwers stand on the left foot and vice-versa.
  • Set the ball at the waist level before passing.
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