Drill Categories

Getting free Drills

Netball is all about getting free, losing your marker or making clearing runs so they can receive the ball without it being intercepted. There's plent...

Drills

Roll Dodge

category: Getting-free

Netball Roll dodge Getting free For the first few run throughs blue 1 is a static defender. White 1 steps across the defender with their right foot, ...

The Backline Pass Roll

category: Movement

Netball The Backline Pass Roll Movement The GK has a back line pass. The Centre takes up her position just in middle of transverse line giving the i...

Outside Roll

category: Getting-free

Netball Outside Roll Getting free Blue player 2 starts with the ball and the other two players set up a few meters away, with the defender marking B1...

Roll Chain

category: Getting-free

Netball Roll Chain Getting free In groups of 6 or 7 set up as below. Before receiving the ball the player must roll before receiving the ball. Ball s...

Screening To Keep The Space

category: Getting-free

Player 2 turns to receive the ball from player 1 on signal. Could work this in the circle so the worker receives the ball,turns and shoots. roll away...

Receiving Under Pressure

category: Getting-free

Netball Receiving under pressure Getting free 4 players 1 ball 2 feeders with the ball have to feed the ball to a Attacker that is ... Roll dodge Dri...

1 vs 1 Movement

Create a square, approximately 3m x 3m as shown by the by the blue cones in the diagram.

Two feeders will stand either side of the square, wi...

Across the court

The player at one end starts by passing to the 1st attacking player.

That attacking player then has to try and pass the ball to the 2nd atta...

Ankle Stability with Band

  • Get a resistance band and anchor it to something solid/static - this may be to a post or even get a partner and use their legs
  • Start o...

Ball skills mini Guantlet

3 Feeders, 3 defenders, 1 attacker, 1 ball. Attacker has to work her way through the defenders passing and receiving the ball from the fe...

Band Tension - Arms

  • Stand facing forward
  • Bring your arms up towards your face, creating a right angle with each arm
  • Place a small resi...

Basketball Steal

Section off half of one of the thirds for 5 players, each with a ball. Each player bounces the ball whilst walking around the area. At the same tim...

COMBINED MOVEMENT SKILLS

Spots are placed as set out below. The players stand Indian file. One feeder. Spot 1 straight jog spot 1 - 2 change direction on spot 2 and ...

Deadbug

  • Lie flat on your back
  • Bring both of your knees up towards your chest to form a right angle with each leg
  • Bring both arms...

Diamond getting free

  1. Feeder starts with the ball outside of the diamond, 2m from the edge. Attacker and Defender start in the square.
  2. Attacker has to get...

Diamond getting free

  1. Feeder starts with the ball outside of the diamond, 2m from the edge. Attacker and Defender start in the square.
  2. Attacker has to get...

Diamond getting free

  1. Feeder starts with the ball outside of the diamond, 2m from the edge. Attacker and Defender start in the square.
  2. Attacker has to get...

Footwork Warm Up

Players jog around the court awaiting the call from the coach.

When they hear "Footwork" players must work hard for 30 seconds.

Full arm push to wall (left)

Starting position

  • 3ft to 4ft from wall
  • feet hip distance apart
  • ball held in the palm of left hand with the hand behind the b...

  • Full arm push to wall (right)

    Starting position

  • 3ft to 4ft from wall
  • feet hip distance apart
  • ball held in the palm of right hand with the hand behind the ...

  • Glute Bridge

    • Start lying on your back with both legs bent and feet flat on the floor
    • Cross your arms over your chest
    • Straighten one l...

    Hip Roll

    • With a foam roller, lie on your front in a front plank position, with your forearms on the ground
    • Place the roller under one hip and w...

    Partner Plank

    • Get into pairs
    • One player will lie flat on the floor
    • The other player will straddle their partner and put their hands on...

    Resisted Crab Walk

    • Step into a small resistance band and place it around your legs, just under your knees
    • Spread your legs shoulder width apart so ...

    Shooting technique

    Working on their own each player has a ball and takes it in turn to work on their shooting technique.

    Stood about a metre from the net playe...

    Single Leg Ankle Stability

    • Find a single line
    • Stand facing forward on one one leg - ensure the leg you are standing on is straight on the line

    Superman

    • Get into a poisition with both knees and both hands on the floor
    • Your hands and arms should be under your shoulders
    • Slow...

    Web Videos

    Netball drills - milkshake

    The Milkshake Netball Drill is a definitely player favourite across all ages and ability levels. I have yet to come across a player that doesn't love ...

    Netball - rolling the ball

    Video depicting the rolling the ball rule in Netball. Buy the eBook or accompanying hardcopy book from www.futuremanagers.net - Netball Play with Rule...

    Netball zone - geva mentor feature

    SKY Sport's Netball Zone caught up with English international Geva Mentor about the early days and life in the ANZ Championship. Netball Zone is LIVE ...

    Sessions

    Movement Skills - The Roll

    Help your players to receive the pass with this space-finding session, getting players to escape their marker with the spin and go!

    Attacking and Getting Free - Part 1

    Netball is all about outwitting your opposition, that's why in this session we give your players a toolbox of tricks to help them get free and lose th...

    Attacking Set Plays - Speed Plays

    Improve your team's set-piece play and their weaving and rolling technique with this week's fast passing movement session - to fluidly and speedily fe...

    Answers

    Community Drills

    Roller Ball

    Rules:You can only pass the ball by rolling along the floor.Players have 3 seconds to pass.No 3 foot marking, players can only look to intercept the p...

    Autosave 3505358

    AIM: Good pick up of difficult pass/rolling ballRULES: 2 teams of equal players stand one in each goal third.The ball is passed between teams with poi...

    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...

    Static Stretches

    Ending in a lunge from previous warm up, shout freeze as a demand in the lunge position to start the static stretches.Ensure the lunge is deep, then s...

    Edge of Circle Drill 1

    F sends ball to A as they drive onto the circle edge at speedGS holds high and strong at an angleA feeds into the space beyondOptionsIf ball doesn't l...

    Autosave 43842490

    Rolling GA:Here the WA drives out for the ball, C moves to the top of the circle as back up. WA passes to GS driving out of the circle, as GA rolls of...

    Autosave 60155240

    3 Getting free drillsDrill 1 4 attack 2 defend, work around circle staying in attacking third. Work from corner to corner, not necessarily in sequence...

    Taking on the defender (2)

    W drives forward for ball, looks down the line, but can’t give it so returns to F1Then drives down court to get long ball Start with relatively p...

    Taking on the defender (1)

    Practising the movementAttacker driving forward onto ball from F1, at angle, receiving on the move, turning to throw onto F2.Clear away and prepare to...

    Timing the move onto the ball (2)

    Ball starts with feeder at the end wall. Throws ball against wall to indicate start play. W drives forward to receive the ball on the first second. Th...