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Netball Shoes for Kids

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I’ve coached many children and their footwear varies depending on their circumstances. When your team has been selected, it is important for you to inform parents about the correct footwear for their children. For those teams playing on grass, it is not as crucial as for those on the hard surface. For kids playing on […]

Merry Christmas

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Energy Netball would like to wish everyone a happy and healthy Christmas and New Year

The Players On The Bench

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It takes more than seven players to make a winning team.  The starting seven may win a game, but it takes the whole team to win the championship – to go all the way. The team is really like an iceberg.  You see the starting seven, but underneath it all is that big, wide, strong […]

Welcome to the Energy Netball Update

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How to use this site Under the ‘Coaching Resources’ Menu you will find all the training sessions, team strategies, specialist sessions and worksheets.  You will also be able to access a Season Planner outlining a draft of your seasons training sessions.  Click on the highlighted sessions and you will go directly to the session. ‘Questions […]

Renewing your Subscription

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 Renewing Your Subscription If your subscription has expired and you wish to renew please emailinfo@energynetball.com.au for further information. If you do not know when your subscription is due to expire please do not hesitate to contact Energy Netball for the expiry date. For those subscribers who have forgotten your username and password please contact Energy Netball […]

A Warm Up with Purpose

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Training becomes more interesting with a different warm up at each training.  Start with a shell of your usual jog, stretch, sprints and ball work and develop new warm ups.  Energy Netball has five variations of a warm up under the drop down box ‘Coaching Resources’. As a player I can remember coaches that repeated […]

FAST5 – Defence, Shooting Accuracy and Long Balls

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Fast5 Netball emphasised defensive turnover, ability to shoot long under pressure and confidence in looking down and sending the ball over a long distance. Australia struggled throughout the tournament and maybe the selectors didn’t take the FAST5 concept seriously enough but I am sure next time they may consider more mobile and accurate shooters. As […]

Written by Chanel Gomes 2010

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At age 15 Mel took a chance on me, pulling me up from tier two to tier one. Being of this age I was very shy and not confident in my ability. Mel coached me for 3 years and in that time I developed skills and confidence I never believed I had, reaching state and […]

Agility Ladder Training

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Recently my daughter, Bridget, was named in the Australian Under 17 Womens Basketball Team to compete at the Oceania Tournament this November.  At fifteen years old, running, agility, weights, training and match play form the preparation for this event. It was a suggestion from a basketball coach to include ladder training as part of her […]

Over Training – Recognise the Signs

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What is over training and how does it affect players you are currently coaching? Firstly, over training is when a player or athlete is exhausted due to physical training. Let’s take an example of a private school girl who has a scholarship for Netball.  Remembering a scholarship means you have to participate in school activities […]