Friday, October 13, 2006

huddle up and lets talk about reputation or character

Reputation or Character

So offend sports and everyday life can bring the true character out in you. We are just wanting to encourage you to see which is more imporant this world. Is the most imporant to you being your reputation, or is your true character shining through today! Something to think about not only as netball player, but as a person!

Reputation is what you are supposed to be.
Character ist what you are.
Reputation is a photograph.
Character is your face.
Reputation is what you have when you come to a new place.
Character is what you have when you go away.
Reputation is learned in an hour.
Character does not come to light for years.
Reputation is made in a moment.
Character is built in a lifetime.
Reputation grows like a mushroom.
Character grows like an oak.
Reputation is made from a single newspaper report.
Character is built life of toil.
Reputation makes you rich or poor.
Character makes you happy or miserable.
Reputation is what men say about you on your tombstone.
Character ist what the angels say about you around the throne of God.

Thursday, October 12, 2006

Netball rebounding drill

Netball rebounding drill

In this netball rebounding drill, you have players pick partners 1 shooter, 1 rebounder. Shooter has 10 shots from under the post. Rebounder defends each shot and collects the rebound. Having changed round, the exercise is then repeated from a little further out.

Key Coaching points:
* Shooter must set up and get balanced before taking the shot.
* Shooter must follow every shot and attempt the rebound against the defence.

Netball rebounding drill

Netball warm up game, warm up drill

Netball warm up game, warm up drill
some call duck and goose, fox and geese, whatever you want to call it.

Description of the netball warm up drill or warm up game:

This netball warm up drill and netball warm up game you need 3 players. All of the first three players, players 1, 2 and 3 all hold the hips of the player in front of them. The defender (opposite player) tries to tag the back of one of the other nominated players (in this case player 3).

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Turning and changing direction

Turning and changing direction
footwork netball drill

The player run into a space. Then on the whistle jump into the air, landing right or left. Turn on first landing foot, point other foot into new space and run into it.
Same can be done with a ball. On the whistle, throw ball in the air, jump, catch, land and pivot.

Coaching key points: Could spread cones or anything ( or old carpet squares ) on ground for the players to run towards and land on.

netball footwork drill

Netball Footwork Drill

Description: 4 players or more. 1 ball.
Blue 1 drives forward to receive the ball from White 1.

Blue 1 lands, turns and feeds to Blue 2, before returning to the back of the blue line.

Blue 2 feeds to White 1 driving on to the ball.

Coaching key notes:

* Have your players or remind them not to rush through this drill.
* Remind them to jump to receive the ball.
* Focus on landing with there knees bent and balanced!

Netball Footwork Drill

Netball court diagram

To go with the blank court diagram, here are a few quick bits.

A Netball court is divided into 3 thirds, with a Goal third at each end & the middle third being called the Centre Third.

The long lines down the side of the court are called the Side Lines, the end lines called the Base Lines & the lines dividing the thirds are called Transverse lines.

The semi-circles at each end are called Goal Circles and is the only area on the court from where a gaol can be scored. There is a post with a ring attached in the middle of the base line at each end and a goal is scored when the ball is shot from the Goal Circle & it passes through the Goal Ring.

In the centre of the court is a circle called appropriately enough, the Centre Circle. From inside the Centre Circle a player starts the game with the ball and passes to someone on their team. this is called the Centre Pass. After a goal is scored, the ball comes back to the Centre Circle for another Centre Pass, with each team taking alternate Centre Passes.

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

netball, netball handling drills, and ball control

Here are some basic netball drils. Look at how much fun these girls are having with this great sport of netball. Here are some basic netball handling drills. These drills help you get a good feel for the ball, ball control, and conditioning!

Check out this AWESOME netball video!