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Walking Netball is netball but at a walking pace! This program is a modified version of netball that reduces the risk of injury while promoting a safe, non-threatening environment for play.
Walking Netball is a great alternative for those who feel they cannot play the traditional Netball format anymore, for anyone brand new to the sport or for those just looking for a fun and friendly way to play.
Ready to have fun and stay active? Find out how you can get involved below!
Walking Netball is a modified version of Netball that uses rule modifications to reduce the risk of injury while playing. Walking Netball is netball but at a walking pace.
While reducing the risk of injury, it also promotes a safe, non-threatening environment for play. Walking Netball will improve your physical health and wellbeing and will help you stay active and social, regardless of fitness or age.
See below for the rule changes that allow Walking Netball to achieve this!
Walking Netball provides a fun, safe environment and encourages adults to have a more gradual introduction to physical activity by regaining necessary motor skills, helping balance, coordination, and better footwork. Other benefits include improved strength, flexibility and circulation, along with long-term fitness and weight maintenance benefits.
Walking Netball also encourages social interaction and is a great way to make friends or even spend time with old friends on a regular basis.
Everyone is welcome to enjoy Walking Netball regardless of physical fitness, age or previous netball experience.
Walking Netball is designed to reduce the risk of injury and falls to the players while promoting a safe, non-threatening environment for play, which is achieved through these modifications to the rules:
• You are not allowed to run or jump! Walking is required at all stages
• Players get up to 2 steps with the ball!
• You can hold possession of the ball for 4 seconds
• There is rolling substitutions allowed throughout the game
Instead of participating in a Casual or Competitive competition, especially if you don’t have a team, you can join a Walking Netball Exercise Class.
This program offers participants to join a coach led class where participants are taken through warm ups and cool downs, skills and drills and a Walking Netball match.
The Walking Netball exercise is a fun and friendly way to get involved in netball and get that little bit more exercise in your life!
Email to find out where you can get involved today!