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Pop-up One Bounce

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See how many consecutive catches a pair of players can make.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Manipulative Send

    • Throw​

  • Manipulative Receive​

    • Catch​

-Equipment List:

  • One baseball per pair of players

  • One glove per player


-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

Players stand 15 paces apart, one player with a ball in hand.


  • The player with the ball tosses a high pop-up fly ball to her partner.

  • The fielder catches the ball and tosses a one-bounce throw back to his partner.

  • Players switch roles every 10 passes and count how many consecutive catches they can make.

-Questions & Notes:

  • Variation

    • Use a softer ball and no gloves.

  • As a cool-down:

    • Take the time element out of this drill and ask them to complete the drill 10 times and then switch players so that all players have an opportunity to be the relay player.

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