Netball: footwork

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I'm a fast runner and keep getting pulled for footwork?

I'm a fast runner and keep getting pulled for footwork as I'm catching the ball whilst running. How can I train myself to jump for the ball?

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I need some drills to help with footwork?

I need some drills to help 8-10 year olds with footwork and ball skills what would you suggest

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Stepping in the centre circle

My centre was penalised for stepping in the centre circle - she took her centre stance and after the whistle was blown she stepped out with one foot. I didnt think a centre had a 'landing foot' at a centre pass, providing both feet are in the circle when the whistle blows, but the umpire said when she returned to the circle she put her left foot in first so that became her landing foot even though play had not been started. I told her just to stay in the circle but I would like to know if the umpire was correct or if she had it wrong

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Help with workshop for U11-U13...

need help with a workshop/clinic (warm-up ect)

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Footwork drills for an 11 year old?

I have a girl who never knows which foot she has landed on and then throws awkwardly rather than foot fault.

mairi Coach, Scotland

Is this closed marking or open marking the player?

In the drills GK dancing & Prevent the Middle the defence Open Marking(angled toward the passer)? If they are closed marking is this a progression? Is it harder? I prefer closed marking but for a beginner is this going to be harder? Thanks. I am new to coaching & loving Sportplan:)

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Solo drill suggestions to improve my game?

Hi, I play netball frequently, but I am trying out for some new teams and I want to know of some good one player netball drills. I have a wall I use and a hoop. I don't really want to use the ring as much because I wanted to trial as a centre player, but anything is helpful.

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Game plan for 2 tall goalies which lack footwork/movement?

We have two tall goalkeepers which hold the space, does anyone have a game plan which suit two keepers who play similar games? They lack footwork and movement, and this needs improving!

Ely Haussen Coach, Australia

Increasing enthusiasm for 5-8yr olds

I am coaching a little net set go team (set tier) with ages 5-8. Usually I coach high school girls. A mum of one of the 7 yr olds just messaged me with this: "i was just wondering If you have any tips to help us get Miss S enthused about netball, she isn't enjoying it but wants to "give it more time" (her words)." We only have a half hour training session before we play as no one else will coach but this is the only time I can do training and there are players from another town so this is the best option for everyone. We play a couple of warm up drills/games and practice 1 skill ready for our game. I have covered the basics of passing and footwork so far. None of my team have ever played before, but 4 of them did the net set go - net tier last year. The girl has only played 2 games so far as we have had a bye. So far she has had a go at positions GK, GD, GS, GA, and WA. She is the tallest girl in the team and so tends to get a fair amount of the ball. Any ideas on what to suggest to this mum?

Heidi Hawley Coach, Australia

Match Day Footwork Tips

I am currently coaching a new group of players and working on their footwork. During practice and drills they understand the concept really well, but when I put them into games, they lose all knowledge of the footwork they have just done. I was wondering if there are any tips I can use to help them?ThanksAbigail

Abigail Pendlebury Coach, United Kingdom

Infront for a pass instead of dropping back.

Whats a good drill to help with coming infront of their partners instead of the immediate thought of dropping back for a pass?

Jordan Mills Coach, New Zealand

is skipping good for netball?

can 10 mins of skipping every day improve your agility and help you get faster feet? will it improve your netball playing?

Ekeesha Rathnayake Coach, Australia

Footwork Year 11's

what are some enaging games for developing footwork within my year 11 netball team. Prefer some exciting modified games over drill please, as basic drills tend to lead to disengament. thank you in advanced

beth Coach, England


which activity can help us to improve footwork

ayeza Coach, England

Is foot dragging an offence

When is it an offence to drag the feet?

Richard Coach, England

First Time Coaching Year 2s.

I have played netball pretty much all of my life, but this week I will be starting to coach year 2's (age 6/7/8). I am sure they will all be new to the sport, and I could really use some advice on what to do. Any tips, or training excersices, or videos I could watch would be amazing.

Matilda Mackie Coach, Australia

Footwork problem! | Sportplan

Hi, I have a lady in my team who keeps getting pulled up for footwork (dragging)! i cant get to many matches and she doesnt do it in training, i videoed a game to see what the problem was and it seems that she has a very wide landing stance when on the run, almost as if she needs to take another step, ive tried to encourage her (and done a drill) to land on outside feet and small step footwork patterns etc but nothing seems to be working! Has anyone ever had the same problem?! Any ideas?!?! Sarah %3A)

Sarah Dodd Coach, England

Footwork for U9 players that h...

cannot seem to get some players to stand still or not pick up landing feet when they get the ball. Blowing them for stepping normally get them into telling me about all the mistake everyone else is makings

Annalize Da Conceicao Coach, South Africa
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