Three  Rivers Netball Club

based in the Braintree district and affiliated to England Netball

and playing in the Chelmsford and District Netball League

sponsored by AIT MEDIHELP











Contact Us







Club Coach  Mick Fowler (England Netball Level 3)


Training is currently at Rayne School. Times will be published but currently it is 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

The cost is 3 per session.

If sessions are cancelled due to bad weather or lack of support we will email everyone.


To help with understanding of the theories and the coaching points for the things we have worked on, click on these links:


Split leads  Circle feeding  Centre Pass defence


Shooting skills  Movement skills 


Core skills we have worked on and will work on in future ...


Movement - sprinting, side steps, pivoting, dodging, reverse pivot, change of direction, jumping.


Passing - catching, chest pass, shoulder pass, underarm pass, bounce pass, dribble pass.


Shooting - Lunging, Split step, holding space, penalties.


Match play:


Attacking - Split leads, channels, bands, centre passes.


Defending - Intercepting, marking, zoning, double marking, tracking & opening.  


Some netball measurements for you . . .


The Ball weighs 400 - 450 gms (14 - 16 ounces) and measures 690 - 710 mms (27 - 28 inches) in circumference. For senior netballers it's a size 5.

The Court is 30.5 metres (100 feet) long and 15.25 metres (50 feet) wide, which is divided into thirds. Centre circle 0.9 metres (3 feet) diameter and two goal circles which are semi-circles measuring 4.9 metres (16 feet) in radius.

All Lines are part of the court and measure 50mm (2 inches) in width.

The Goal Posts are placed mid point of each goal line and measure 3.05 metres (10 feet) in height. The goal rings have an internal diameter of 380mm (15 inches). The goal ring projects horizontally from the post on a single attachment measuring 150mm (6 inches) in length. For children in school years 4, 5 & 6 the posts are lowered to 9ft and high 5's is played. For year 3 and 4 beginners the posts are lowered to 8ft.