• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Local and National Netball.

Extracts from this document...


Local and National Netball The Country is divided into 10 geographical Regions with each Region sub-divided into a number of Counties; there are also 3 Armed Forces Associations. Within the 57 affiliated Counties there are approximately 375 Netball Leagues spread across England. Broken down further, England Netball's membership consists of 3,311 registered Clubs made up from 55,180 individual players. 2,814 Schools are also affiliated with approximately 30 Junior Leagues in operation. There are 31 local clubs in the Nottinghamshire Area. The Huthwaite team was the first team to start the leagues in the Ashfield area. It started as only a junior league, but many more people have become involved and now there are 8 clubs, which consist of 16 teams. There was great popularity towards the game, which meant that one division divided into 2. The 16 teams consist of: Ashfield Angels Bridgford Netball Club Cliftonettes Netball Club Cobra Netball Club Hucknall Red Lion Netball Team Huthwaite Netball Club ...read more.


The talent squad itself is a two-tiered programme that takes in approximately 60 talented performers in year one; and move approximately 50% of those performers to phase two. Performance standards for each tier of development determine this movement. Teachers in schools and coaches in clubs will be able to recommend athletes for selection into Satellite Academies within Active Sports (see attached Active Sports section). These recommendations must be in accordance with the England Netball Performance Standards. Sport England has also come up with proposals for a number of governing bodies, as well as regional consortiums, in order to provide a new tier of events. All this will be under the working title of Active Sports Talent Camps. These will all eventually give the young sportspeople the opportunity to easily break into the professional game, either through scouting or youth academies. ...read more.


and in curriculum time. England Netball is committed to providing and promoting equal opportunities in Netball and its first fully co-ordinated National Disability Development Plan was launched in 1996. The plan now addresses the issues of accessibility for disabled people, not only to the Netball court, but also to opportunities and courses for coaches, umpires, other officials and administrators. In addition, it focuses on awareness training for coaches, umpires and volunteers, to ensure that people with disabilities may enjoy the highest quality experiences through the game of Netball. Wheelchair netball consists of a 7-a-side game which maintains all the characteristics of Netball, but with modifications to the rules covering travelling and playing the ball. There are no disabled netball teams in the Nottinghamshire area reasons being there are not many people with disability who would join in but people who have disabilities are able to go to clubs and join in practices and games. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Contemporary Studies section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Contemporary Studies essays

  1. Athlete diet plan

    Difference between RNI and actual intake; 60-74.3= 14.3mg over RNI Water: RNI; 6-8 pints; Actual intake; 0 pints; 6 pints below minimum RNI Day 6; Breakfast; 2 cheese scones (726 kcals) Lunch; 2 salad sandwiches (143 x 2 = 286), 2 chocolate biscuits (2 x 114 = 228 kcals)

  2. About Netball

    beside the player If a player gives away a penalty pass in the goal circle then the shooter can take a free shot at goal. A game consists of 4 x 15 minute quarters with an interval of 3 minutes between the first and second and third and fourth quarters and a 5-minute half time interval.

  1. Local and National Provision for Rugby Union - Dorset

    "Last year, we had a squad of more than 30 players who had an excellent season and went on to win the Hampshire Plate, the New Milton Tournament and the Wimborne Tournament. "The club trains on Sunday mornings at Poulner Junior School from September to April and anyone interested in joining should contact Steve Benson on 01425 474991."

  2. Local and National Provision Project on Netball

    can go on the programme. A player must spend between 6 months and the 2 years at this stage. Stage2-To get on this stage from the previous the player must be nominated by their county. They spend between 1 and 2 years at this stage.

  1. Local and National Provision for Netball.

    There are talent camps for athletes who show potential but these are normally for athletes under the age of 16, to become a talent camp athlete, you need are nominated by your County coaches. Athletes who successfully demonstrate all of the basic physical, technical, tactical and mental skills required for

  2. Who is the Governing Body of Netball in England?

    from the English Sports Council to increase participation and raise standards of performance. Lottery money has also been made available through Sport England for the implementation of the World Class Performance Programme to help us achieve our aim of becoming No.1 in the World.

  1. “Grass Roots Development” - Netball.

    Primary schools, U11s at affiliated clubs, leagues and other local activities must make participation in netball available for both boys and girls as far and England Netball is concerned.

  2. Managing and Promoting Heath and Safety

    Now I am going to look at the documentation that is used at the golf club to promote health, safety and also security. The club has many methods of documentation, some is kept on paper in files, some on computers and in the case of CCTV and security on video.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work