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Adjust, Smile and accept the Call

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Adjust, smile and accept the call Umpires control our game so how do we, as coaches, learn to play theirs. You are the coach and the leader.  You lead by example and players look up to you.  Your reaction with umpires can have a domino effect so be careful of your words and actions.  As […]

ANZ Championship Player Movement

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ANZ Championship Player Movement As the ANZ Championship gathers momentum for 2012, players are scattering to find a team, coach and lifestyle.  Some will be on contract for the first time and others will be out to secure a top seven start. It’s interesting to see the controversy over Julie Corletto who requested an early […]

Come on Girls – “Team Word”

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Come on Girls – ‘Team Word’ Sports Psychologists will encourage teams to come up with a team word.  This word brings everyone’s focus back on the game or task.  If the team begins to make errors and deviate from the team plan then it is time to call out the team word. Relating a story […]

Finding Solutions

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Finding Solutions As your season draws to a close, win or lose, you would have experienced some bumps along the way.  Problem solving is an important process towards making the next season more successful, incident free and further developing you as a coach. Many coaches endeavour to impart their knowledge and develop skills and introduce […]

Energy Netball can take the fuss out of subscribing

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Energy Netball can take the fuss out of Subscribing If you would like to order a subscription, Energy Netball can generate a purchase order and have it emailed to you.  We require your name, address and contact number and please send it to info@energynetball.com.au   You can pay EFT, money order or cheque.  To subscribe with […]

Setting up a Coach Education Program at your Club

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Setting up a Coach Education Program at your Club Are you looking at setting up a Coach Education Program at your Club? A Coach Education Program will assist in providing coaches in your club, a mentor program so they can be guided through their season with coaching information and support. At the beginning of every […]

Bounce Passes

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Bounce Passes When to use one and when not to.  That is the question. Bounce passes are an effective way of passing in certain situations.  Most coaches will teach their players to execute a bounce but do they teach then when and where to use it? If you notice the Kiwis attack end they tend […]

Questions and Answers – Public

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Questions and Answers – Public Please email me your questions and I will answer them in a blog. If you don’t mind, I will acknowledge your question with your first name. Please send your emails to info@energynetball.com.au Blogs available to all readers will be marked ‘Public’ and not secured for subscribers only.  There will be […]

Back to Basics

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Back to Basics Sometimes I can be accused of getting a little ahead of myself when coaching.  Expecting the players to move on and introducing more complex skills and strategies when they haven’t quite grasped the basics. So let’s go back to basics.  After watching my team struggle last weekend they were too fast and […]

AAACE – Age, Ability, Attitude, Commitment and Experience

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AAACE – Age, Ability, Attitude, Commitment and Experience In all team sports there are formulas used to find combinations and the main three  would be experience, ability and age.  I have heard the great Rugby League Coach Wayne Bennett speak of stars and workers.  The Stars need the Workers and vice versa.  A team wholly […]