Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Positions and Roles

          Hello again! So, today I will be explaining about the positions of the 7 players, their roles in the game and their respective area. Below is a picture of a netball court with positions of each players located in their respective place and also it's respective measurements.

Netball court measurements
Positioning of players

          As you can see from the picture above, there consists of two teams with seven players. Now, I will explain about the positions of each players. Please refer to the positions of the blue team as reference.

  • Goal Shooter (GS): Score goal and work in and around the circles with the Goal Attack (GA). [area 4, 5]
  • Goal Attack (GA): Feed and work with Goal Shooter (GS) and to score goals. [area 3, 4, 5]
  • Wing Attack (WA): Feed the circle players giving them shooting opportunities. [area 3, 4]
  • Center (C): Take centre pass and to link the defence and the attack. Center conquered the whole court except for goal circles [area 2, 3, 4]
  • Wing Defence (WD): Look for interceptions and prevent the Wing Attack (WA) from feeding the circle. [area 2, 3]
  • Goal Defense (GD): Win the ball and reduce the effectiveness of Goal Attack (GA). [area 1, 2, 3]
  • Goal Keeper (GK): Work with Goal Defense (GD) and to prevent Goal Attack (GA) or Goal Shooter (GS) from scoring goals. [area 1, 2]