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Netball ready!

The St Albans coaches are ready…!
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10 reasons to love netball

adapted from Kate Hunter http://www.mamamia.com.au/social/the-only-sport-where-players-get-a-manicure/ We welcome everyone Women organise netball One set of rules fits all (slightly adapted for Hi Fives) It’s about respect and confidence Netball is the only sport where players get a manicure (a nibble) before the game Labels can be a positive thing, such as GK and WA – you [&hellip
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Netball Nippers is coming to St. Albans!

Fantastic news! Netball Nippers is coming to St. Albans at the Samuel Ryder Academy from Saturday 1st March 2014. See our classes page for full details. There is more to life than netball, but it’s a fun place to start!
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World Youth Netball Championships – Glasgow 2013

Didn’t we have a lovely time the day we went to Glasgow! It was amazing to watch England, Scotland and Wales play in the U21 Youth Games – the girls were fast and competitive. Well done to New Zealand the overall winners – great games
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Finding our voice

One of the most striking observations this term has been when we ask the girls to shout for the ball: “MINE!” At first, most are shy but by the end of term they are really shouting!! Isn’t it interesting that many of the activities for girls are silent: gymnastics, ballet, horse riding, tennis (excluding the [&hellip
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Sporting inspiration

What an absolute scorcher of a weekend. How inspiring was Andy Murray today? I tried desperately to make the kids watch it all – I want them to be inspired to play sport and to have positive role models, to understand the dedication and personal determination needed to succeed in any sport. The dedication and [&hellip
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Great feedback

It has been five weeks of Netball Nippers now and the girls have improved their foundation skills. Here’s some great feedback I have to share: “My daughter has really come out of her shell since she started 3 weeks ago. She’s been teaching all of her friends the techniques she’s been learning and re-enacting your [&hellip
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World Youth Netball Championships – Glasgow 2013

How exciting the nations playing in the World Youth Netball Championships are starting to announce their teams for Glasgow in August (www.worldyouthnetball.com).  Congratulations to all the girls – the tournament starts on Thursday, August 22nd. This is a fantastic opportunity to inspire your daughter(s) and get the girls on the court! Netball Nippers will be [&hellip
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Netball Nippers is born!

People did turn up to my party! 1st June just happened – our first ever term of Netball Nippers class took off.  It’s a privilege to have launched Netball Nippers with the team – thank you.  As each girl in the class became a little bit more confident last Saturday I remembered how much I [&hellip
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Netball Nippers Begins…

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try. So here it is: the birth of Netball Nippers – an idea that has been brought to life with a lot of support from my husband, sisters and  friends who believed in the idea. Let’s see if we can truly get our girls off the bench and [&hellip
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