Drill Categories

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...

Drills

Attacking Centre Pass

category: Attack

Netball Attacking Centre Pass Attack GA and WA start on the line squeezing their defenders into the middle. This opens up space to run into Has to be...

Stack Set-Up

category: Centre-Pass-Set-Plays

Netball Stack Set-Up Centre Pass Set Plays The WA and GA will start in a stacked position, so one player will be on the line (GA in this example) and...

Set Play - Attacking Centre Pass

category: Movement

Netball Set Play - Attacking Centre pass Movement WA and GA line up in the middle slightly off-line behind each other On the whistle both players spl...

Ga Receive

category: Centre-Pass-Set-Plays

Netball GA Receive Centre Pass Set Plays The WA and GA will start in a staggered position, with one player (GA in this example) on the line and the o...

Wide Set-Up

category: Centre-Pass-Set-Plays

Netball Wide Set-Up Centre Pass Set Plays The WA and GA will set up at opposite sides - in this example above, the WA is set up on the right and GA o...

Overload Variation

category: Centre-Pass-Set-Plays

Netball Overload Variation Centre Pass Set Plays The WA and GA will set up on the same side of the court They should be in a staggered position, so o...

Overload Set-Up

category: Centre-Pass-Set-Plays

Netball Overload Set-Up Centre Pass Set Plays The WA and GA will set up on the same side of the court They should be in a staggered position, so one ...

Banana Peel

category: Centre-Pass-Set-Plays

Netball Banana Peel Centre Pass Set Plays *AUDIO DESCRIPTION ON* Set up: Half court with a goal post, 1 ball, 4-8 players ( centre feeder, 2x midcour...

Dictating A Centre Pass

category: Defence

Netball Dictating a Centre Pass Defence Set up 3 cones along a transverse line, one in the middle, one at the edge of court and one in between these....

1 Vs 1 Centre Pass

category: Getting-free

Set up a 3m x 3m area, with an attacker and a defender inside. A feeder stands outside the area and starts with the ball. You can set this up in th...

2 Vs 1 Centre Pass

category: Getting-free

Set up a 3m x 3m area, with an Attacker and a Defender inside. A Feeder stands outside the area and starts with the ball. A second Defender is pos...

Attacking Centre Pass

GA and WA start on the line squeezing their defenders into the middle.

This opens up space to run into

Has to be two options ther...

Centre Deep

  • The WA and GA will start in a staggered position, with one player (WA in this example) on the line and the other (GA) positioned off the line<...

Centre Pass Defence

Have the feeder start on the centre circle. Set up two boxes starting in the middle of the court and ending at one edge, with the bottom edge of th...

Centre pass practice

Play an attacking game situation of a centre pass with free flow at the line. A centre, WA and GA are looking to move the ball for 2 passes with a ...

Centre

Where can they go?

Centres are allowed to move in all 3 thirds except in both circles.

Circle edge drive

This drill enables players to begin to link the movement patterns up the court from the centre pass.

2 lines of players beginning in the cen...

Comparing WA vs GA Centre Pass

Using one side of a court set up two centre pass scenarios with a feeder standing in the middle of the half court. At one end have an Attacker star...

Getting free for a Centre Pass

The purpose of this drill is to encourage Attackers to get into a position near to the transverse line when receiving a Centre pass.

Set up 6...

Getting free for a Centre Pass

The purpose of this drill is to encourage Attackers to get into a position near to the transverse line when receiving a Centre pass.

Set up 6...

Goal Attack

Where can they go?

They are allowed to move in the centre and attacking third including the circle.

Goal Defence

Where can they go?

The goal defence can move any where in the circle defensive and middle third.

GS Exit Top

  • The WA and GA will start in a staggered position, with one player (GA in this example) on the line and the other (WA) positioned off the line&...

Screening Drill

*AUDIO DESCRIPTION ON*

  • 4 players.
  • 1 feeder starts with the ball approximately on the 3rd line in shooting 3rd.
  • 1 defende...

Screening Drill

*AUDIO DESCRIPTION ON*

  • 4 players.
  • 1 feeder starts with the ball approximately on the 3rd line in shooting 3rd.
  • 1 defende...

Small Group Decoy

*AUDIO DESCRIPTION ON*

  • 1 Player starts at about half way facing the shooting circle, with the ball(could be a centre pass situation).

Small Group Decoy

*AUDIO DESCRIPTION ON*

  • 1 Player starts at about half way facing the shooting circle, with the ball(could be a centre pass situation).

Team practice

3 attacking player are the GA, WA, GS.

Centre passes the ball to GA, GA to WA, and WA to GS.

After every attack start again in the sa...

Team practice

3 attacking player are the GA, WA, GS.

Centre passes the ball to GA, GA to WA, and WA to GS.

After every attack start again in the sa...

Virtual Defending

Two lines (Indian file) behind the centre transverse line facing the centre of the court.

On the coach's whistle players drive out at a 45 d...

WA and GA coordinating Centre Pass

Set up a big square 9m x 9m, split into four 3m x 3m squares. It can be put into the context of court by positioning it just inside the shooting th...

WA and GA coordinating Centre Pass

Set up a big square 9m x 9m, split into four 3m x 3m squares. It can be put into the context of court by positioning it just inside the shooting th...

Wing Attack

Where can they go?

They are allowed to move in the centre and attacking third but not in the circle.

Wing Defence

Where can they go?

The wing defence can move in the defensive and centre third but is not allowed to enter the circle.

Web Videos

Netball game - centre position guide

Netball player position guide on everything you need to know about playing centre during a game of Netball. We provide you with all the basic advice f...

Sessions

Taking on a defender 1v1

Develop your player's ability to get free from their opponent quickly and effectively to maintain or gain possession of the ball.

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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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Centre Pass Attack

Restart after every point with an attacking mentality. Use the possession of the ball as an opportunity to attack with set structure and form.

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Community Drills

Centrepass movement

Done with two or more groups simultaneously. (If only one group - run it from centre circle, in centre of court).C is the feeder. WA lines up be...

Set Play 5 centre pass

- GA & WA start on the line making sure their defenders are behind them- WA goes one way- GA goes the other way to clear the space through the mid...

Set Play 6 centre pass

- GA & WA start on the transverse line on the side- WA drives forward to receive the pass from C- C drives through the middle to receive the ball ...