Drill Categories

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...

Footwork Drills

The footwork drills and videos below will ensure your players don't give away free passes when catching, lunging, landing, pivoting, and passing. Foot...

Drills

Catch Pivot And Pass Relay

category: Footwork

Netball Catch pivot and pass relay Footwork The starting player passes the ball to the player moving towards the ball from the opposite group. The re...

Ice Cream

category: Footwork

Netball ICE CREAM Footwork This is a very simple relay practice with the emphasise on the player running in catching the ball and landing on one foot...

Suicides

category: Footwork

Netball Suicides Footwork A tough fitness exercise that works your players' speed stamina. Depending on your team's age/ ability you can choose to do...

Side Steps

category: Footwork

Netball Side Steps Footwork Pair your players up, with 1 ball per pair. The player that is the worker receives 3 passes to the left over an increasin...

Footwork Warm Up

category: Warm-ups

Netball Footwork Warm Up Warm ups Players jog around the court awaiting the call from the coach. When they hear "Footwork" players must work hard for...

Super Star

category: Footwork

Netball Super Star Footwork Split players into pairs with 1 ball between them and set up as diagram (half a third each if available). Black C is the ...

Defensive Footwork

category: Defence

Netball Defensive footwork Defence Player 1 holds the ball out in front.Player 2 runs round one way then the other to touch the ball each time.

1 Vs 1 Defending In The Circle

category: Defence

Slowly the two attackers pass the ball back and forth down the court towards the circle. The defender must move to the ball side of the player insi...

3 Man Weave

category: Movement

Players pass the ball out to the side and then follow their pass and run behind the player they passed the ball to.

Both the ball and all pl...

3 Man Weave

category: Passing

Players pass the ball out to the side and then follow their pass and run behind the player they passed the ball to.

Both the ball and all pl...

Agility And Accuracy

category: DIY-Drills

  • Set up 3 cones in the shape of a triangle
  • Place a 4th cone with a ball on in front of the triangle
  • The worker will...

Ball Handling Circuit

category: Ball-skills

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Set Up: half court area, 12+ players, 8 balls. 4 stations each with 1 worker and 2 feeders with a ball each. A wall is...

Ball Handling Circuit

category: Group-practices

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Set Up: half court area, 12+ players, 8 balls. 4 stations each with 1 worker and 2 feeders with a ball each. A wall is...

Body Angles- 5 Points

category: Movement

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  • Players set up like five points on a die- these are the feeders.
  • Workers start in the middle facing...

Coach Led Partner Skills

category: Group-practices

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  • Coach starts with the ball between 2 lines, all facing the same way.
  • Coach delivers an "anywhe...

Defending Footwork With Ball

category: Defence

In pairs ball between two player 1 holds the ball infront. As player 2 comes round the back player 1 releases the ball ( by lobbing the ball 10cm and ...

Defending Footwork With Ball

category: Interception

In pairs ball between two player 1 holds the ball infront. As player 2 comes round the back player 1 releases the ball ( by lobbing the ball 10cm and ...

Defensive Footwork

category: Interception


Player 1 holds the ball out in front.Player 2 runs round one way then the other to touch the ball each time

Footwork And Accuracy

category: DIY-Drills

  • Get into pairs with one ball - one player will be the worker and the other the feeder
  • Create the shape of a triangle - you may use 3 c...

Footwork Rule

category: Fundamentals

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To abide by the footwork rule, whatever foot you land on first when you receive the ball, you c...

In And Out - Back Into Play Game

category: Group-practices

A good game for finishing sessions as it is short and fast paced. Play twice for 4 minutes at a time.

Play with normal rules, however each t...

In And Out - Back Into Play Game

category: Interception

A good game for finishing sessions as it is short and fast paced. Play twice for 4 minutes at a time.

Play with normal rules, however each t...

Intercept With Defence

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  • Set up GS and GK in the shooting circle.
  • Two midcourt players start with the ball in the centre thi...

Intercepting from behind

Groups of three or fours one ball.
2 feeders and 2 defenders. feeders stand 4 to 6 metres apart defenders position themselves beside the feeders.<...

Intercepting from behind

Groups of three or fours one ball.
2 feeders and 2 defenders. feeders stand 4 to 6 metres apart defenders position themselves beside the feeders.<...

Jogging and Footwork Warm Up

Jogging and footwork patterns.

Players jog around the court, preforming different footwork patterns along different sides can be any lines on...

Midcourt Intercept- Circle Fly

Set up GS and GK in the shooting circle.

Two midcourt players start with the ball in the centre third towards the transverse line. One ...

One-Two, Driving Shooting

Set up two equal lines of players, stood behind the post.

Each player has to run out to a cone on the edge of the shooting circle where they ...

Passing Lane

Player 1 passes to their partner then moves to the next cone to receive the ball back.

This repeats until players reach the end of the area....

Quick Decisions - Jump and Land

Split your players into two groups and get them to pair up.

  1. The first pair in the line set off and must first choose a hoop to jump and ...

Statue of Liberty

In pairs,

  • 1 player - the statue - holds a ball aloft in one hand. Partner runs, leaps and snatches the ball, lands with the correct footwork,
  • Three Way Intercept

    Set up:

    3 lines are set up in triangle formation, one ball. 3 feeders at the front with a
    defensive player behind.

    Time your run - pass and move

    1. The Player with the ball passes to player in space on the left.
    2. The player receiving the ball jumps into the air, prior to pass and ...

    Time your run - pass and move

    1. The Player with the ball passes to player in space on the left.
    2. The player receiving the ball jumps into the air, prior to pass and ...

    Train Your Brain

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    • Set up in 2 lines facing each other. 2 working players out of the lines back to back facing the line they have co...

    Web Videos

    Netball umpire training - footwork

    What are netball players allowed to do with their feet when they have the ball? What are they NOT allowed to do? Find out in this segment of the Netba...

    The rules of netball - explained!

    Ninh explains the Rules of Netball, the most popular female only sport played worldwide. A beginner's explanation of Olympic Netball Rules. Watch this...

    Sessions

    Mastering effective footwork

    Develop your players footwork in order to land correctly, whilst also looking at the skill of turning in the air to shut out the defender.

    Fast feet to outwit the opposition

    Develop your player's ability to execute quick and efficient footwork, not only when receiving the ball, but also when creating and penetrating space.

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    Community Drills

    Autosave 47194097

    Attacker drives to floating defender, uses different leads/changes of speed and direction to receive the ball from the other attacking player.Attacker...

    Autosave 4594296

    Defender_to_stay 30cm in front of player facing down court, opposite shoulders lining up. Defender to make short sharp footwork to stay in front posit...

    Autosave 27181914

    Two_attackers: 1 does footwork on ladder, the other does footwork on cones (or just clears down court). Both hit their own green cone, and make a lead...

    Autosave 4312791

    GS/GA begin at goal postSprinting to cones and then back to postComplete circuit on all cones then make your shot under fatigueFast footwork, small qu...

    Passing Race

    For an even number of players. Normal footwork rules apply:Players line up through the middle of the court evenly spread out down the full length...