netball coaching drills

  • 1.1 Up-and-back move
  • 1.2 Two Ball Fan Passing
  • 2.1 Dodging Past Two Defenders
  • 2.2 Drop and React
  • 3.1 Hand-to-hand Flicks
  • 3.2 Run Backwards Passing Partner

1.1 Free Netball Training Drills

Up-and-back Move

High intensity drill which simulates a short lead - which is covered - requiring the player to duck back into space behind to receive.

  • Difficulty
    skill level
    Basic
  • Groups of
    group
    group
    group
    2
  • Balls/grp
    balls
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    0
Skills
Goalie Preliminary Moves, Basic Technique.
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1.2 Netball Coaching Diagrams

Two Ball Fan Passing

Quick-fire passing with 2 balls requires coordination, peripheral vision and communication between team mates.

  • Difficulty
    skill level
    Medium
  • Groups of
    group
    group
    group
    4
  • Balls/grp
    balls
    2
  • Cones
    cones
    3
Skills
Vision & Quick Decisions.
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2.1 Junior Netball Drills

Dodging Past Two Defenders

Works on deception and swift footwork to bypass defenders, and defensive footwork to apply delaying pressure.

  • Difficulty
    skill level
    Medium
  • Players
    group
    5+
  • Balls
    balls
    2
  • Cones
    cones
    2
Skills
Preliminary Moves & Passing, Footwork & Agility.
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2.2 Netball Coach Resources

Drop and React

This drill improves reaction time and overall sharpness of reflexes, handy in case players need to compete for a toss-up.

  • Difficulty
    skill level
    Basic
  • Groups of
    group
    group
    group
    2
  • Balls/grp
    balls
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    0
Skills
Footwork & Agility.
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3.1 Netball Warm Up

Hand-to-hand Flicks

The fingers are vital for both controlling the ball when catching, and performing delicate passing. This drill warms up the fingers by engaging in quick and delicate ball touch.

  • Difficulty
    skill level
    Basic
  • Groups of
    group
    group
    group
    1
  • Balls/grp
    balls
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    0
Skills
Preliminary Moves & Passing.
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3.2 Netball Training Ideas

Run Backwards Passing Partner

Good fingertip control and judgement of passing weight is required, as players pass while moving away from the recipient.

  • Difficulty
    skill level
    Basic
  • Groups of
    group
    group
    group
    2
  • Balls/grp
    balls
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    0
Skills
Preliminary Moves & Passing, Footwork & Agility.
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