Ruth Aitken Celebrates Her 100th Game at the Helm of the Silver Ferns

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What an achievement to reach an amazing 100th game as the Coach of the Silver Ferns. This is not celebrated my many National Coaches from any sport.  Longevity at the top only comes to those with success and the support of their National Organisation. Many years ago Ruth and I played in the same team […]

Time to Get Players Organised

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Let us start with a folder.  I know this will be at your expense although it will prove to be the best investment for your players this season. If you have ten players in your team and a manager, purchase 12 folders. Name each folder and start to fill it.  Your folder will require: 1.    An […]

NEW to Subscribers

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Athlete Goal Setting and Athlete Evaluation Sheets are now available for subscribers to access. Look under Coaching Resources, then click on Work Sheets and you will see Stat Sheets, Trial Sheets and Goal Setting Sheet. Accompanying the Goal Setting Sheet is an Athlete Evaluation Sheet. Both of these have been designed to work together. There […]

Netball Fever Over the Holiday Break

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Netball, cones, stopwatch, skipping rope, weights, playing shoes, running shoes, training clothes, skins, socks, Netball post and net, rebounder and the list goes on.  So many wonderful Netball gift ideas for any keen Netballer in your family. I remember the days when I received a leather Netball and a tub of dubin as part of […]

Your Coaching Footprint

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Did you know you leave a Coaching Footprint every time you coach? Every training session you hold, every game your team plays, every team talk you make and every time you come into contact with your players you have an impact on them.  You leave your Coaching Footprint. Think to yourself, what are the rewards […]

Check the Pop Up Blockers Before Subscribing

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When subscribing to Energy Netball, pop up windows need to operate as part of the subscription process.  By default, the standard security settings on web browsers stop this process by blocking the pop up window that the Energy Netball web site needs for subscription. Before subscribing to the site, please check that your pop up […]

Energy Netball Can Help You Fundraise

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Another parents meeting and out comes the clipboard.  The Manager of my daughter’s basketball team had typed out a sheet of all the expenses leading up to State Classics in Townsville 2011. It worked out roughly $850 per child and now we had to come up with some ideas.  The usual drain the family of […]

Coaching Your Own Children

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This subject can cause so much controversy.  It can involve other players, other players parents, club committees, association committees, state associations and I’m sure prevents some parents opting out of State and National Coaching positions if their daughter is trialling. Many athletes come from a sporting background gaining experience from a very young age.  Only […]

Christmas Present to One Energy Netball Subscriber

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Energy Netball will be giving away a free subscription for Christmas.  This can be a renewal to your current subscription or a gift for a fellow coach.  On 15th December a name will be drawn and you will be personally notified. Written By Melissa O’Brien