Tip Zone: Perfecting the Lob

Catherine Cox CatchPassing accuracy and variety is key to any success on court, whether it’s the centre pass to start the game, transitioning from defence into attack or finding your shooters under the post to convert into scoreboard pressure.

One of the most effective passes, when executed correctly, is the lob pass – a pass that floats over the outstretched arms of defenders into an open space where attackers can move to catch the ball in a favourable position.

While lobs are common in netball they’re most regularly used to find tall shooters in the circle such as Romelda Aiken, Carla Borrego and Caitlin Bassett for the Firebirds, Thunderbirds and Fever respectively. [Read More →]