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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...

Fundamentals Drills

Ultimately what can win or lose a game comes down the the fundamental basics of the game. From defensive body positioning to simply passing, each aspe...

Drills

Reaction

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.

Defending Footwork With Ball

Netball Defending footwork with ball Defence In pairs ball between two player 1 holds the ball infront. As player 2 comes round the back player 1 rel...

Engaging The Front Defender

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...

Defend The Corridor

Netball Defend the Corridor Defence This drill is for a defender to practice intercepting and dictating play. Use 4 feeders to make a space like a wi...

Shadowing

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...

Shadow Dancing

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...

Defenders Dictating Play

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...

1 V 1 - Actual Defending

Netball 1 v 1 - Actual Defending Interception Two feeders stand in middle of the court, either side of the center circle. The attacking player passes...

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Sessions

Clean Intercepting

Get your defenders reading the situation, reacting to the ball and performing clean interceptions to regain possession

2 on 1 Defence of a Centre Pass

It’s a common cliche, but you’re most vulnerable after you have just scored. Make sure your defence from the centre pass is strong with your players w...

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Community Drills

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 ...

Centre Pass

Coach blows the whistle.Attach player practice running in for the ballDefence Practice standing on side defending ballCentre practices ball placementA...

Stage 1 Defending

Stage 1 DefendingTight on opponentBody position 45 degree angleKeep on balls of feetArms flexedHead upEyes on the ball