Defence Around the Circle Edge

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Defence approaching the circle and around the circle edge is an ongoing coaching topic at training. Turnover is the name of the game.  More ball for your team, more opportunity for the shooters.  If you have asked your team for a one on one defence then each player should be responsible for their own.  This […]

Pre-Game Warm Up

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Watch the other team to see how they warm up. If you notice chaos, no structure, dropped balls and no talking this would usually indicate and win for your team. On arrival to the courts the focus should begin. Your team should look like a unit. Try to have them in the same uniform (eg […]

Changes to the Energy Netball Website from 1st April 2011

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Changes to the Energy Netball Website from 1st April 2011 The Energy Netball Website will celebrate one year of delivering Netball Coaching Resources to many coaches in our Netball community nationally and internationally. From the 1st of April 2011 all blogs will now be only available to paid subscribers.  We have posted weekly blogs for […]

The Speed of the Ball

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When the ball flies down the court with precision and accuracy it is a great coaching moment.  Coaching a team to develop this speed with the ball takes many hours and includes many skills and strategies. Footwork, ballwork and strategy mixed around with some belief and teamwork can cook up a recipe that no other […]

The Game – 360°

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I am an international Rugby Union 15’s player, playing for the Australian Wallaroos. I have been in this team since 2006. I’ve played in two World Cups and played in several test matches, and loved every minute of it. Recently I have found a need for change, to broaden my horizons. Normally Netball would not […]

Dealing With The Media

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In the heat of the battle and finishing with a disappointing loss can see any coach make a comment that later they may regret. I watch the coaches on the sidelines of the ANZ Championship and see which coaches can control their emotions and have composure.  It seems that coaches at this level now have […]

Fatigue

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Fatigue Fatigue leads to many problems.  As a coach, recognizing player fatigue is an important aspect of a holistic approach to coaching. This website caters to all levels of coach.  You may coach young players, teenagers or adults.  Across the board all of the people you coach will have, at some time or other, signs […]

Defence Wins Matches.

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More turnover is always a good thing.  Give more ball to the attack end and take the pressure off the shooters. Defending is hard and tireless.  It can be one on one defence, zoning (space marking), applying a press, hands over every ball and GD and GK defending the shot.  From the moment the ball […]

Circuit Training

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Preparation for the season ahead is well underway in Australia and New Zealand. If you are a paid subscriber to the Energy Netball Website you will slowly begin to work your way through the skill sessions so your players can start the season with a lot more information than in the beginning. Incorporating a Circuit […]

Mentors

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Coaching senior or open teams has its challenges.  Many players have been around for a while and have had a few coaches in their time.  Some players will claim to know everything and struggle with new ideas, some are like sponges and then there are some that challenge the coach every training session and every […]