State star teaches ba­sic net­ball skills

Central and North Burnett Times - - AROUND TOWN -

LAST week­end Mun­dub­bera net­ball club hosted free Net­ball 4 life coach­ing clin­ics.

Lo­cal coaches learned from ex­pe­ri­enced coach Am­ber Cross, from New­cas­tle, and NSW umpire Chris Miles on Satur­day.

On Sun­day, about 30 girls and boys aged nine to 15 were in­volved in a five-and-a-half hour clinic. Ms Cross has been in­volved in net­ball for about 25 years, play­ing at state rep­re­sen­ta­tive level.

Ac­tiv­i­ties in­cluded dy­namic stretch­ing, net­ball stance, ball throw­ing and catch­ing skills, piv­ot­ing, chang­ing di­rec­tion, de­fend­ing and squar­ing up.

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