Sports are very beneficial activities for health, be it any type of sports activity, playing can increase the stamina and help in keeping a person fit and energetic. Some sports are involved in massive competitions like Nationals or Commonwealth nationals.
One of such sport or one can even call it a game, is netball. There is netball competition, which is played right from schools to Commonwealth national games. One of the unique characteristics of this game is that this particular game is women-oriented.
It is a known fact to every individual that every game has its own and particular sets of rules. In this article, an individual will be able to understand the basics of a netball competition. However, before knowing the basics, let us see the difference between basketball and netball.
Both The Games Look Similar, Well The Difference Lies In
- Basket and the ball are smaller
- In netball players are designated to specific areas
- In netball players do not run with the ball, the ball has to be passed within three seconds
- The ball is not dribbled in netball
- Seven payers of each team are on the court to play.
The objective of the netball game in netball competition is to score the points by passing the ball around and throw the ball through the ring. The player cannot take the ball and run, and the payer has to pass the ball only in one step to another player in a specific spot. And that player should shot the ball in three seconds.
To win, all the players are assigned specific places on the court, depending on their ability. There are seven positions for seven members on the court which are –
- A goal keeper
- A defense position for the goal
- Wing defense
- Wing attack
- Goal attacker
- Goal Shooter
These seven positions are for the seven players on the court, and when all play together as team winning is an easy task. The most critical area is of the center, as the center player needs to be multitasking.
To Know The Basics Of Netball Competition, The Players Have To Know Only Three Types Of Cores,
- Basic skills needed
- Basic rules to follow
- Positions of the player and essential place in netball.
Let Us Go Through The Necessary Skills Needed To Play In The Netball Competition
The player needs a specific set of skills to play and win the game of netball. The player has to throw the ball hard so that it reaches the next player or goes through the ring. So by taking the opposite feet a bit backward, one can throw the ball with force.
The netball is a game or sport whatever you may call it, and it is evident, there are specific rules that every player must follow while playing in netball competition.
The main rule of playing netball is that each team has to have a maximum of seven players and a minimum of five players in each group. The player cannot hold the ball and run, and the player has to pass the ball in three seconds to the next player or throw the ball through the ring and get a goal.
There Are In All Seven Positions In The Netball Competition
When the ball passes through the ring, the group which throws the ball, that team scores a goal. The points are calculated depending on most of the goals made, more the goals the score, and that is how the winning team is decided.
With the skills set of rules and the specific areas for the players, winning in the netball can be achieved with ease.