BookMaster the key skills for on-court success. Netball: Steps to Success covers every aspect of the game, from individual playing skills to the fundamentals of team play.
Netball: Steps to Success gives players a solid grounding in the game. By teaching correct footwork and the fundamental skills of catching, passing and shooting, it provides a solid platform from which to progress to competitive game play. These skills are practiced and honed through a series of drills that feature a scoring system designed to accelerate your progress.
Once you master the basic skills, Netball: Steps to Success takes you on the court and prepares you for any situation. Detailed instruction, complemented by full-colour photographs and illustrations, will teach you the defensive and attacking strategies needed for winning play, whatever your playing level.
Off-the-court preparation, including conditioning routines and warm-ups, will ensure you’re at your best on game day.
Whether you want to sharpen your existing skills or raise your playing level, Netball: Steps to Success, part of the best-selling Steps to Success Sports Series (over 1.5 million copies sold worldwide), has the answer. You can be confident that the best instruction in the sport is at your fingertips.
Table of ContentsClimbing the Steps to Netball Success
The Sport of Netball
Key to Diagrams
Step 1. Catching
Step 2. Passing
Step 3. Footwork
Step 4. Attacking
Step 5. Defending
Step 6. Combining Attack and Defence
Step 7. The Front Third and Goal Shooting
Step 8. The Centre Third
Step 9. The Back Third
Step 10. Developing Strategies and Using Space
Step 11. The Winning Team
Step 12. The Fit Team
About the Authors
‘For players and coaches, this is a must-read netball resource from Wilma Shakespear and Margaret Caldow, two of Australia's most creative netball minds.'
Vicki Wilson OAM
Former Australian Netball Captain
‘Netball: Steps to Success helps coaches and players understand and develop the fundamentals of netball whilst providing relevant progressions of skills and practices to guide players through the key elements and requirements of becoming a world-class athlete.'
England International and Commonwealth Games Bronze Medallist
‘Wilma Shakespear and Margaret Caldow have combined their skills and strengths to develop a netball book that has such clarity and guidance. It will be a real support to athletes looking to improve and develop their observation and playing skills.'
Head Coach of Mavericks Super league Champions 2008
Assistant Coach for England Netball Team