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Both Coaches had the same Dilemma

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Both Coaches had the same Dilemma Catherine Cox and Casey Williams.  Who to keep on and who to take off. New Zealand came out with a hiss and a roar and they looked so mechanical and confident.  Norma must have just wanted to put her head in her hands as the first five minutes unfolded […]

Circuit Training should be back on the Agenda

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Circuit Training should be back on the Agenda Seasons in Australia and New Zealand are rapidly coming to an end.  The hunt for a semi final birth is imminent for many teams. Training sessions require more emphasis on refining skills and strategies.  By now all the team understand your expectation of them individually and collectively.  […]

Playing for Sheep Stations

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Playing for Sheep Stations Coaching moddies on a Saturday morning should be fun and rewarding.  Usually the coach has to also umpire and this is when fun turns into frustration. Most of us coach our little moddies once per week and it’s a challenge to teach all the children all of the positions.  With the […]

School Holiday Programs – Fundraiser

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School Holiday Programs – Fundraiser Conducting Netball School Holiday Programs is a great way to fundraise. For many years I’ve been conducting holiday programs during the school holidays.  If you are a club or association looking for fundraising ideas organising a holiday program is a lot easier than selling chocolates. Many young players are hungry […]

Coaching at Carnivals/Tournaments

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Coaching at Carnivals/Tournaments It’s that time of the year when Clubs and Associations enter their teams in a day or weekend carnival.  The experience can be bitter sweet and requires some organisation before the event. There are two major problems just waiting to destroy a great weekend – parents and disgruntled players.  How can you […]

One game at a time. One point at a time.

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One game at a time.  One point at a time. Distractions and pressure can derail any team.  How do you as a coach train your players to keep their concentration and focus on their personal and team goals? One game at a time.  One point at a time.  Break the season down and break the […]

There’s a First Time for Everything

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There’s a First Time for Everything History has not only been made by the Queensland Firebirds being undefeated all season and winning the ANZ Championship Grand Final it is also the first Queensland Open side to ever win a title. Queensland has had a turbulent rise to the top and this time they have got […]

Hula Hoops assist with Footwork and Ball Accuracy

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Hula Hoops assist with Footwork and Ball Accuracy For those coaches out there who week in and out watch their little troops step and throw the ball away, try this for an idea. Buy yourself about four hula hoops and start to include some drills using them in your weekly training session. Pivoting – Place […]

How to renew your 12 Month Subscription

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How to Renew Your 12 Month Subscription You will receive notification that your 12 month Energy Netball Subscription has two weeks until the expiry date. On the day of expiry we will also send you a reminder.  We do not automatically take funds from your credit card as other website subscriptions can do so you […]

Hydration

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Keeping players hydrated is something that coaches seem to overlook. It was interesting to note that at the 17’s and 19’s Nationals in Brisbane, team officials were requesting urine samples on a daily basis from their players to check that they where hydrated.  If they weren’t then straight away the players would be instructed to […]