Around the world, many netballers are starting a new season. From Sri Lanka to Switzerland, and Tonga to England, we take you on a tour of how different netballers are preparing.
Coaches in Sri Lanka are being treated to a week of development opportunities. One Netball Ambassador from Australia, Josie Janz-Dawson, is leading sessions to educate and inspire netball coaches. To share in her journey, follow @JosieJanz on Twitter.
Last year, Aubonne Girls Netball Association started training with just eight girls. This year, they’re kicking off the new season with 25 girls and 15 women. Netball is developing in grassroots clubs in many parts of Switzerland – read more…
A year of coaching, training and development of netball in Tonga was marked with the island’s first Te Tua Lava tournament. Organised by Tonga Netball, with the support of the Australian High Commission, the focus of the tournament was on living healthy lifestyles, active communities and the empowerment of women and girls.
Fifty university students from England have received some extra training in preparation for their new academic year. As well studying, the volunteers will be helping to develop netball at their universities. The programme has been running for just three years, but has already seen 13.500 students get involved in netball.
Eighty netball coaches from seven different countries recently kickstarted their season with a seminar for developing coaches, hosted by the INF’s Coaching Advisory Panel, in Singapore. They were led through sessions by some of the world’s most experienced netball coaches, from four different countries themselves.