Coaching Youth Netball: An Essential Guide for Coaches, Parents and Teachers

Coaching Youth Netball: An Essential Guide for Coaches, Parents and Teachers

by Anita Navin

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Coaching Youth Netball is a one-stop resource that will offer coaches, teachers and parents everything they need to deliver fun, dynamic, player-centred practice sessions as well as guidance to how to run a team and a club. Coaches at all levels will find ideas and information that will help them formulate plans to suit their players' abilities. Topics covered include practical games and drills; fundamental skills including movement, catching, throwing, passing and shooting; game sense, defensive and attacking skills and ways to manage your team and your club. Includes practical games and drills, enabling coaches to run productive sessions for young players and helps teach fundamental skills, including movement, catching, throwing, passing and shooting. This one-stop guide offers coaches, teachers and parents everything they need to deliver fun and dynamic netball practice sessions. Fully illustrated with photographs and diagrams.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785001178
Publisher: Crowood Press, The
Publication date: 02/29/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 11 MB
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Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Anita Navin is Head of School for Sport and Exercise at the University of Gloucestershire, and has been involved with England Netball for over twenty-five years as an athlete, coach, coach developer, talent scout and consultant. In 2011 she was awarded UK Coach Educator of the Year. Her involvement with netball continues in her role as a TV commentator, and she has written several books, including Netball Practices and Training (Crowood). Here, she has assembled an expert team to provide the very best ideas available on netball coaching.

Table of Contents

Contributor Profiles 6

1 Introduction to Coaching Youth Participants Anita Navin 10

2 Managing the Youth Netball Club Environment Nicky Fuller 26

3 Planning a Youth Netball Session Anita Navin 45

4 Application of a Game Sense Approach Alison Croad Jose Castro 54

5 Coaching the Technical Skills in Netball Anita Navin 64

6 Coaching Defensive Skills Maggie Jackson 85

7 Top Practices for Developing Attacking Skills Denise Egan 104

8 Integrating the Rules of Netball in a Coaching Session Gary Burgess 118

9 Developing Psychological Skills and Leadership Jane Lomax 127

10 Nutritional Guidelines Penny Rumbould 137

11 Coach Development Abbe Brady Barbara Daniels 145

References 156

Index 159

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