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Netball drills for juniors - 12 easy skill-building training exercises

Netball training sessions for junior netball players are usually an hour long. Approximately 20-25 minutes of this time should be used for teaching skill development.

Here's a comprehensive list of skill development drills to assist beginners, by helping to improve:

  • Passing
  • Stable body positioning
  • Catching
  • Footwork
  • Dodging
  • Pivoting
  • Forward movement

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Practice Netball Drills for Shooting

Practice Netball Drills for Shooting

Frequently practicing shooting netball drills makes it easier to score goals for your team and to cope with high pressure situations during a game. An ideal routine could involve practice:

  • 30mins before netball training
  • 30mins at home every other weekday
  • 20-30mins on game day

Regularly shooting will help you focus on what you need to do and help you to feel settled in your shot. To help you make a habit of training regularly, we have designed a daily tracker sheet for you to download and print.

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Netball Drills and Training to Try at Home

Here are 3 great netball drills and training exercises you can try at home. These will help you improve your passing, agility and endurance.

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Netball Coaching Tips Inspired by a Super Bowl Legend

American Super Bowl is the annual championship game for America’s National Football League (NFL). While Vince Lombardi is the greatest football coaches of all time. Admittedly, in passed years I have never taken much notice of the NFL but this year, it has lead me to discover a list of 26 netball coaching tips inspired by Vince Lombardi that can motivate any grade of netball.

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Sun Protection for Outdoor Netball

It is important to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays at all times, even when playing in cloudy overcast weather.  Below are some recommendations on what products protect sensitive skin and lips.

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How to Jump Higher Playing Netball Without the Chairlift Manoeuvre

The netball community is currently abuzz with the ANZ Championship’s Northern Mystics’ repeated execution of the Chairlift manoeuvre, where Anna Harrison was lifted into the air to successfully block the Melbourne Vixens’ shots. This helped lead to a compelling victory for the Mystics, handing the 1st-placed Vixens their 2nd loss for the season.

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How to Care for Your Netball

Properly caring for your netball is important for the ball to perform well when playing as well as ensure its longevity. Here’s 4 simple tips that will help you get the most out of your netball.

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The Best Brand of Netball is GILBERT

The Best Brand of Netball is GILBERT

GILBERT is the official ball of  the world’s top netball-playing nations – Australia, New Zealand, England and Jamaica - as well as IFNA (International Federation of Netball).

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Top 8 Netball Drills for Coaching Netta Juniors

A fun netball drill to teach young ones how to shoot, involves using the popular B.E.E.F. acronym. Start by teaching the actions first without the ball and then, once they have mastered the steps add the ball.

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Scoring Under Pressure - Tips for Goal Shooters

Shooting a goal

When the score is close, a netball player’s mental strength to maintain focus, control nerves and avoid distraction from the pressure can be tested. In this situation, a team’s ability to stay focused and react quickly is what will win them the game.

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