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Centre Pass Set Plays Drills

Centre passes are arguably one of the most crucial part of the game, as you are given possession 50% of the time. Every teams aim is to score off ever...

Defence Drills

There are three stages of Defence in netball: Shadowing - Being on your toes, ready to pounce 2. Pressure (3 ft) - Make things difficult for the opp...

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Shadowing

category: Defence

Netball Shadowing Defence Players run in pairs along the length of the court. The defender runs alongside the attacker, trying to keep the attacker o...

Reaction

category: Defence

Netball Reaction Defence White player 1 initiates a move towards either ball( on a cone). Red player 1responds and tries to get to the ball before.

Engaging The Front Defender

category: Defence

Netball Engaging the Front Defender Defence Get into 4s with one ball Mark out a coned square, approximately 3x3m One player will be the feeder and s...

Defenders Dictating Play

category: Defence

Netball Defenders Dictating Play Defence Create a narrow channel for 2 attackers and 2 defenders to work in, from the centre circle to the end of cou...

Gladiators

category: Defence

Netball Gladiators Defence This drill works best with the full squad (10+ players). One feeder stands at the side of each third of the court (white i...

Shadow Dancing

category: Defence

Netball Shadow Dancing Defence In pairs, one player moves quickly from left to right, using small side steps while their partner tries to keep up. Bo...

Centre Pass Defence

category: Defence

Netball Centre Pass Defence Defence Have the feeder start on the centre circle. Set up two boxes starting in the middle of the court and ending at on...

1 V 2 Guarding Ball Side

category: Defence

Slowly, the two attacking players pass the ball back and forth and the defender should move to the ball side of the spare attacking player to preve...

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Circle Defence

GD and GK to be side on to attackers and maintain ball side. WA and C to pass around circle looking for inside pass.Defender side on to attackers...

Attcak/Defence

Players form two linesOne line are attackingOne line are defendingOne player is the centreCoach blows the whistle and first two players run outAttack ...