Effective delivery of netball lessons for a non-specialist PE teacher

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Netball – typically, you either love to deliver it, or you loathe teaching it. But as the popularity of the sport rises – a whopping 151,000 people regularly take part in netball in England (Statista, 2022), particularly in the mixed and men’s format – it has become more important that PE teachers have the ability to deliver effective netball lessons to their pupils.

Traditionally, many have found the rules of netball ‘fiddly’ or ‘niggly’. In this article, we discuss some strategies that a non-specialist could use to support their delivery and ensure that the game of netball is delivered to the highest of standards.

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Netball lesson plan – step and shoot

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This netball lesson plan covers the step and shoot technique, including objectives, teaching points and performance evaluation.

  • how and when to perform the step and shoot technique.
  • developing the skills to use when shooting with steps.
  • whole-body skills and fine manipulation skills when performing the shot.
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Netball Lesson Plan – Passing and Receiving

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Passing and receiving are covered in this netball lesson plan, serving to improve your students’ decision making, knowledge and understanding of the different types of passing used in netball.

This should be followed up by discussion of the pros and cons of each pass.

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Netball Competitive Lesson Plan

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This lesson focuses on pivoting, using correct footwork when passing the ball, the chest pass and bounce pass. These activities are ideal for working in pairs and in small teams.

This plan also includes ideas for adapting each activity for different ability levels.

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Netball Lesson Plan

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Here’s a lesson plan that will give your pupils skills training in two- and one-handed shooting in netball.

The structure is simple with a warm up and down as well as practising shooting with one or both hands to gain proficiency.

Use games with smaller teams to focus on shooting and rebounding and practice not only the physical skills but also the understanding of tactics and strategies.

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