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Please help me with attacking and defending strategies in netball

What are attacking strategies and defending strategies??? I need to finish my coursework and I am stuck with those two!

Defending stategies, try in front, to the side, and behind drills, making sure that body placement is correct ie in front just slightly to one side so you can see your player, that your arms are beside the body, the knees soft, that the defender is on their toes, doing fast feet, or soft bouncing, and that their head is to one side so they can see their player and the ball, for behind is the same but obviously from behind the player (explain when to use in front or behind) and to the side make sure the defender is side on, but still slightly behind, with back foot , shoulder and hips, behind the attacker, and knees soft, arms beside (remember outside arm defence) and eyes up looking at the ball and obviously fast feet or bouncing ready to move with the attacker.  that is close defence.  then you have more open defence where you give your attacker room to move, but can read the play and intercept the ball as it comes towards your player.  need to give player room to think they can get the ball, but not enough room to not be able to get to the play.  then there is marking space not a player (more for in the circle when both defenders are in).  so one defender owns half the circle (either left/right or high/low).  using key words (switch is the most common) to let the other player know when switching players (or using go high, base) to let them know where to go.

im sure you can find drills to help with these stategies.

attacking, just use preliminary moves, opening up spaces, staying ball side (ie always drive for the ball with you between the ball and your defendender), or shooting drills, getting the shooters move to the outside of the circle to drive back in.

hope that helps.

 

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