Coaching

 NUDF Revised 2012 National Umpire Development Framework 

 Winthrop Netball Coaching Policy

 Winthrop Netball Coaching Application Form 

 Details of the new Modified Rules 

 Modified Rules, particularly in relation to:

1. Strict “man to man” defence, ie. one player on one player, and

2. Coaching on the sidelines by the coach – particularly that only H GRADE coaches can move up and down the sideline, coaches in other grades are only permitted to coach from a central position on the sideline while the game is in progress. 

MODIFIED RULES

Primary school aged teams Junior F, G and H Grades will play modified rules.

F GRADES

a.     The game shall consist of 4 quarters of 10 minutes.

b.     A team of up to 12 players may interchange at intervals. Each player shall play at least half a game.

c. A maximum of 3 boys, per team, may be on the court at any time.  Only 1 male player is permitted in each area during each quarter of the game, i.e. 

            a defence player (goal keeper or goal defence), 

                        a centre court player (wing attack, centre or wing defence) 

                        and a goal player (goal attack or goal shooter).

d.      No running or jump shot for goals shall be made.

e.      There shall be no attempt made to intercept the goal shot.

f.      Strict "man to man" defence shall be played.

g.      No finals will be played.

h. No coaches or spectators are permitted on the base line.

G GRADES 

Rules shall be as Modified Rules a. to  h. inclusive, plus,

i.              Games will be played with shorter posts. (8ft.)  

j.             Games will be played with smaller balls. (size 4)

H GRADES 

Rules shall be as Modified Rules a. to j. inclusive.

k.            H Grade Coaches only are permitted to move up and down the sidelines.

UMPIRES – MODIFIED RULES

a. Use simple language and explain decisions.

b. Adopt an encouraging and pleasant manner to ensure an open free-flowing game particularly in the setting up of penalties.

PRIMARY SCHOOL AGED TEAMS

In accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act 1984 teams in this group are gender neutral.

BOYS PLAYING IN PRIMARY SCHOOL AGED TEAMS (D, E, F, G, H grades)

A maximum of 3 boys, per team, may be on the court at any time.  Only 1 male player is permitted in each area during each quarter of the game, i.e. 

                a defence player (goal keeper or goal defence), 

                a centre court player (wing attack, centre or wing defence) 

                and a goal player (goal attack or goal shooter).

This is a Fremantle Netball Association domestic rule. 

COACHING

Refer to the “Information Booklet” section below

7.  COACHING BY COACH

Coaching by the coach while the game is in progress is only permitted from a central position on the sideline. The coach is not permitted to move up and down the sideline (except the Junior H grade coaches).  Coaching is permitted during any stoppage at the sideline.  No coaches or spectators are permitted on the base line.

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