How to start netball as a complete beginner

How to start netball as a complete beginner

Netball as a sport is growing at a rapid rate and whether you are a child or adult, beginner or advanced, netball is a great sport to have fun with a team whilst exercising.

England netball have an easy to use Back to Netball session finder for adults to search sessions in their local area. If you haven’t played the game in a while and don’t want to join a club yet, Back to Netball sessions will remind you of the rules and ease you back into the game.

England Netball Back to netball session finder:

As well as this, almost every town has a netball club and if you are unsure, the governing netball bodies in the UK offer Club Finder facilities to help.  

England Netball Club Finder:

Wales Netball Club Finder:

Netball Scotland Club Finder:

Netball Northern Ireland Club Finder:


Many netball clubs offer trial training sessions where you can go along, meet the coaches and see if it’s right for you before you commit to the season. From here, the club will hold regular training sessions where you can learn the ropes, and slowly build up to one day playing your first match.

Netball clubs are always open to new players, so give it a try!