Working on defence - Shadow and Interception Session

Rating: 4
from 36 members ratings

Use this plan to work on the core netball defending skills, with a focus on man-marking - getting players to work on their defensive stance; keeping their knees bent, arms up and body open so they can keep an eye on their player and the game at the same time!

Why is defence important?

Offence sells tickets; Defence wins championships

A solid defence that works well as unit should not be underestimated, the fewer goals your opponents score means the fewer goals your team will need to score to win the game.

What's in the Session?

This session with a game of Cone Touch, getting your defenders use fast footwork to shadow the attacker and get your defenders working using their peripheral vision. After this we then continue to develop in defence, gradually moving towards higher pressure scenarios, working on interceptions and finishing with a couple of defending in pairs games!

Session Ratings: 36 ratings with 7 comments (see below)
Session Comments:
Working on defence - Shadow and Interception Session
Liz Leaupepe
New Zealand Liz Leaupepe
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Rating:4
Comment:
Great session
Working on defence - Shadow and Interception Session
andrea allen
England andrea allen
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Rating:3
Comment:
no clear outcome but individual drills are good
Working on defence - Shadow and Interception Session
Joanne Heasley
Northern Ireland Joanne Heasley
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Rating:4
Comment:
Great session my girls really loved it.
Working on defence - Shadow and Interception Session
Lyn
Australia Lyn
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Rating:4
Comment:
have worked many of the drills with my 15 year old. Love anything that gives them more confident in defending.
Working on defence - Shadow and Interception Session
Lynda Cooper
New Zealand Lynda Cooper
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Rating:4
Comment:
Covered the strong basics of 3 phases defence with a good influence of the defence taking charge and forcing the attacks into errors.
Working on defence - Shadow and Interception Session
Sheryll Macdonald
England Sheryll Macdonald
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Rating:4
Comment:
I will be using this session with both adults back to netball and school netball. It looks really good and will make players think about using all aspects of defence.
Thank you
Working on defence - Shadow and Interception Session
Jonelle
New Zealand Jonelle
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Rating:5
Comment:
I used this session with my Year 8 A team (12/13 year olds) they loved it and put everything into action in their game that week. Fantastic!

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