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Covering all the essential rules, skills and strategies, this guide provides extensive instruction for beginners as well as more experienced players. It contains 90 drills and practice games which aim to help the players learn the fundamentals and have fun at the same time.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 214 x 276 x 12mm | 480.81g
  • Champaign, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 144 black & white illustrations, 1 black & white halftones
  • 0873229843
  • 9780873229845
  • 1,182,924

About Wilma Shakespear

Wilma Shakespear is the director of the Queensland Academy of Sport, a major high-performance center for more than 500 world-class athletes in Australia. Her contributions to the sport of netball include a world championship as a player and two as a coach, as well as pioneering work as the first head coach of netball at the Australian Institute of Sport. In this position Shakespear was the world's first professional coach of an elite netball program. At 26, she was also the youngest national coach ever appointed in Australia.

Shakespear has also made significant contributions to the advancement of women's sports in Australia and throughout the world. She originated the Women's Coaching Development Program at the Australian Institute of Sport and served on the steering committee for the
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""This book teaches skills successfully in an easy to understand format, through simple graded routines and likely errors and corrections. The simple team tactics and techniques should assist the coach of beginners or club players to understand and develope the cooperative aspect of netball attack, defence and use of space. It is a most useful resource for the netball world.""
Joyce Brown
coach of several Austalian world titles
radio commentator for Aussi Rules
""One of the roles of a coach is to help players become more responsible in improving their own performance. The approach used here helps to further an understanding of the game and its principles, whilst providing excellent material for analysing and developing skills. A very useful resource for players and coaches.""
Pauline Harrison
National Director of Coaching
All-England Netball Association
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