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Netball

What is Netball?

The game is played on a hard court with scoring rings at both ends, where players score by netting the netball.

Netball is a seven-a-side game where the aim is to score goals by passing the ball down the court and throwing it in your opponents net. Unlike basketball, players are not allowed to move/run/dribble with the ball. It is all about the passing.

All have named positions on the court such as wing defence or centre. The players are restricted to specific areas according to their position. Players cannot travel with the ball, making netball a game of fast passing with the object being to outscore your opponent by shooting more balls through the goal ring.

Benefits

  • Netball is a fantastically social, team sport
  • You typically burn 450 calories per session
  • It's a whole body workout, and brilliant for increasing muscle tone and improving your cardiovascular system
  • It's low cost
  • It's fun!

Costs

Dependent on the club, coach and session. Taster sessions are often free; Netball Now, Back to Netball is a very affordable pay and play scheme if you don't want to commit to a club and full on membership.

Involvement

Contact Val Kindred for more information or visit www.lrsport.org/directory/englandnetballleicestershirerutland

Equipment

  • Suitable trainers and clothing
  • A netball and netball posts
  • Position labelled netball bibs

Campaigns

Make your Move

The greatest benefits to our physical and mental health comes when we go from doing no physical activity at all to doing just a little bit!

Watch top level sport in Leicester-Shire

Leicestershire and Leicester's amazing sporting offer.

Local Programmes

Daily Boost

The Daily Boost aims to encourage children and young people to do 15 minutes of organised activity at school every day.

School Games (Leicester-Shire & Rutland)

A unique opportunity to motivate and inspire young people to take part in more competitive school sport.

Team Leicestershire

Team Leicestershire is the umbrella association for the traditional competitive school sport offer across Leicestershire, Leicester City and Rutland.

Your local Physical Activity, Sport & Health Team

Delivering programmes to support you to become more active.

National Programmes

Nets

England Netball is delighted to announce that we are introducing a fabulous new version of the sport, Nets!

Workplace Netball

Firstly, we would like to thank you for considering netball as an option to get you, and your work colleagues more active!

Local Contacts

Val Kindred

Netball Development Officer (Leicester-Shire & Rutland)

Telephone
0754 012 6816
Url
http://www.lcna.co.uk/

Partners

  • Blaby LSA
    Active Leicester
    Safeguarding
    Harborough LSA
    NWL LSA
  • Charnwood LSA
    Active Rutland
    Melton LSA
    O&W LSA
    County Sport Network
  • Equality Standard
    Sport England
    Leicestershire County Council
    H&B LSA

Partners

  • Harborough LSA
    Safeguarding
  • O&W LSA
    Melton LSA
  • Equality Standard
    County Sport Network
  • Sport England
    NWL LSA
  • Active Leicester
    Active Rutland
  • H&B LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Blaby LSA