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Every Player is a Blank Canvas

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Starting off your season with a new team is extremely exciting as each player is a blank canvas. Each player has potential and it is a coach’s role to tap into that potential and develop them to be the best they can be. There is one obstacle that can stop you from painting and that […]

Energy Drinks

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Just a question for all coaches – do you know the effect on your players when they drink an energy drink before training or a game? I have a rule that no player is to train or take the court if they have consumed an energy drink before training or a game.  My reason is […]

Personal Coaching Diary

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Buy yourself an exercise book and keep a record of all your coaching sessions.  This would be your personal coaching diary. In this diary you would write up what you have coached in your session, areas to work on, players that need work in certain areas as well as making sure you are covering all […]

Shooting Accuracy

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If the ball doesn’t go through the ring then what is the point. You have coached your players to turn ball over with defensive strategies to only work it into the goal circle and watch precious possession wasted. Not only is this a coaches nightmare but also spare a thought for the other players especially […]

England Win Test Series

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England Coach, Anna Mayes, has made history today.  Her exciting coaching style has given England the fire they have been missing since their first International match beating Australia 2-0 in the Test Series. Whenever I get the opportunity to watch an international I love watching different coaching styles.  Australia lacked structure all over the court and […]

Accountability Sessions

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If you have asked your players to do extra fitness work during the week then you will need to monitor their progress. One way to make sure you know if players are doing extra and also practicing their shots is to provide them with an exercise book at the beginning of the season.  There was […]

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 […]