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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 […]

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 […]