Gaining Possession

Involves gaining possession and control of the sliotar.

Thus, skills such as catching, and lifting are included along with

skills involved in getting control of the sliotar using the hurley

Stopping a Ground Ball


Controlling a Moving Ball


Blocking a Ball Overhead


The Chest Catch


The Jab Lift


The Roll Lift


The Overhead Catch


The above links will bring you to the GAA Learning site, where there are videos showing these skills

  1. Key Points

  2. Common Errors

  3. Example Drills

  4. Example Activities