Learning Intention

Physical Skills: Landing, pivoting, passing

Physical Fitness: General, speed, agility and balance

Knowledge/Understanding: Rule understanding around stepping

Social: Interaction, enjoyment, communication and participation

When to Use

Teaching junior netballer to land, or regularly as part of a warm up


Use a line or rope for players to jump over and land

Players run up to the line and land with two feet

Use a thrower to pass the ball as they land


Change to take off and land on one foot, using the second the balance- practice left and right

Change the distance and the pace of the drive and land – increase as they improve

Coaching Points

Get players to have a small jump into the land

Ensure players are landing softly with bent knees

Ensure knees and feet are inline on the land

Encourage them to use a variety of passes

Give them time to make mistakes and keep building on their footwork so it become autonomous

This project has received support from the Sunshine Coast Councils Sports Industry Development grant that was awarded through the Australian and Queensland Governments under the 2019 Queensland Bushfires Local Economic Recovery Program. The Program was established to support projects that contribute to the economic and/or social recovery of the communities most heavily impacted by the Queensland Bushfires, and reduces the impact of future events on the community.