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Chrome Browser for the Energy Netball Web page

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Chrome Browser for the Energy Netball web page Chrome Browser for the Energy Netball web page As a result of feedback and testing, we recommend that Subscribers to Energy Netball switch to Chrome as your browser. The testing has shown that not only will the site load more rapidly, the viewing and printing of training […]

Communication Between Coaches

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Communication Between Coaches With the season just about to start many players will see themselves in a situation where they will be in two or three teams and maybe even more. For example there may be a player that is in a club team, representative team, state league team and this player may also make […]

Preparation

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Preparation Never leave it to chance. You are the power of your own destiny so if you want it, choose! I always think if you are so good, how can coaches and selectors overlook you when selecting representative teams. As a player, if all the preparation has been done then when it comes to getting […]

Saints Under 9’s Story

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Saints Under 9’s Story This little under 9’s team is proof that Energy Netball can assist in the development of players.  Competing in an Under 10 competition for a season and winning the Grand Final has been two years of hard work for Coach, Margie Babia. They may appear smaller than many players and they […]

Strength Training in Kids

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Strength Training in Kids Two of the most common questions I get from parents are 1) When can my child start strength training, and 2) Why is my child not doing the same training as the open team? There are two very simple answers to these questions. Most people will say that children should not […]

What to Work on Before Finals

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What to Work on Before Finals After working with your players throughout the season, you should now know the areas that require a little more work as you enter into semis and finals. The shooting circle is always an area that needs work so put that down on your list.  Make sure your centre passes […]

Too Much Contact

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Too Much Contact A pattern is starting to appear through the age groups of our game with players becoming a lot more physical and contact being overlooked with an advantage call and game to continue. When is enough, enough?  At what stage does a coach intervene and start to seriously look at protecting her or […]

At what age does the focus on development change to winning

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At what age does the focus on development change to winning? I receive many questions based a coach making the decision ‘Do I play to win or try to get all the players on the court?’ In every team some players will be stronger than others.  Not only in ability, they also may show more […]

Putting Goalers/Shooters under pressure at training

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If the ball doesn’t go through the ring then everything you have worked on during the season is fruitless.  Shooters must finish off as that is their job just as every other position on the court has a responsibility to do their job. Including pressure shooting during your training sessions will pay off.  The downside […]

Scoreboard Anxiety

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We’ve all seen it, too much emphasis on winning increases players’ anxiety. They end up expending their emotional energy worrying about whether they will win or lose and that higher anxiety causes them to make more mistakes — they play tentatively and timidly. Ultimately, anxiety undercuts self-confidence, which affects performance and takes the joy out […]