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10 Things To Do When There Is No Netball

If you aren’t able to get on a netball court for the next couple of weeks, we’ve got plenty of activities to keep you active, fit, and busy!

  1. Watch A Netball Match on YouTube

All the action from the 2017 & 2018 Fast5 Netball World Series, Netball World Youth Cup 2017 and Netball World Cup 2019 are available to watch on our YouTube channel. Who needs Netflix?

  1. Stay Active

Whether you’re a player, coach, umpire or spectator, it’s important to keep fit and healthy. From home-based workouts and YouTube videos to training with your teammates via video calls, there’s something for everyone. Click here to see England Netball’s Sasha Corbin giving ideas on how to stay active at home.

Netball Australia and NETFIT announced that they will be delivering free online netball sessions to those in Australia. Find out more here.

Strathclyde Sirens are posting Isolation workouts every week on their YouTube channel. Click here to get your pulse going.

  1. Practice Ball & Wall Drills

If you’re able to get your hands on a netball, find a wall and get practicing. Try some fun challenges set by Helen Housby or Sasha Corbin!

  1. Share What You’ve Been Doing 

We’re all in this together so we will be sharing all of your ideas on how you are incorporating netball into self-isolation. Share your ideas with us by tagging our social media handles (Twitter: @internationalnetball, Facebook: @internationalnetballfed, Instagram: @intnetball) and use the hashtag #NetballFamily.

  1. Subscribe to Our Netball World Newsletter

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter to keep up to date with the latest netball news from around the world. We will also be sharing tips and ideas on how you can keep busy and active.

  1. Take Our Weekly Instagram Quiz

If you think you are a netball pro, why not take the challenge to see how you fare in our weekly Instagram quiz? We will be testing your knowledge of the sport, our events, and players. Follow us on Instagram @intnetball to get involved.

  1. Connect with Friends, Family, and Teammates

During this uncertain time, it’s important to keep connected with friends, family, and teammates. Arrange a daily or weekly phone call with those you love to check in, spread positivity and keep the netball family strong.

  1. Brush Up on The Rules of Netball 

The 2020 Rules of Netball is available to download here. Why not teach your family members new netball positions every day of the week? Or top up on your knowledge of the rules so you will be a netball pro by the time you get back on the court.

  1. Pick Up A Book

We’ve already mentioned our Rules of Netball, but if you fancy something more, England Netballer Geva Mentor’s book ‘Leap’ is a great read.

  1. R&R (Rest and relaxation)

Why not use this time for some good old R&R? Give your body and mind a break, put your feet up off the court and take some time for yourself. Remember, giving your body and mind a rest is equally important as keeping them active.

These are just a few ideas to keep you busy over the coming weeks. Don’t forget to share with us what you’re doing using the hashtag #NetballFamily and remember to stay safe and positive.

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