Learn with Lightning

Become the next netball star player or coach with one of our dedicated sessions all tailored to a wide range of ages and abilities.

Loughborough Lightning offers a wide range of courses and camps for both players and coaches. Each camp and course is designed for a particular age group, ability or discipline allowing the attendees to benefit from exclusive tips, skills and activities from within a top Superleague club. Find out more about our wide range of courses below and check out all the upcoming dates.

The Athlete Edition

Below are all the opportunities available to players wishing to develop their skills, have fun and learn from Lightning players themselves.

Little Lightning Boltz

Our Little Lightning Boltz Camps aim to introduce the basic skills and principles of netball within a fun environment. Whether you are brand new to netball or have played a little bit with club/school then our camp is the place for you to learn more about the game. 

Masterclasses

Are you part of the performance pathway? Our Masterclasses are for those athletes who are in County Academies and/or Lightning Hubs and are designed to offer a day of training within a Lightning performance environment. The sessions are skill based with emphasis on skill development to help young athletes improve their understanding of the overall game. 

Lightning Camps

Our Lightning Camps are designed to offer skill and game-based learning within a fun netball environment. If you have played for school and/or club and want to learn more about the game then our camps are for you!

Flash Sessions

Our positional Flash Sessions are for those athletes who are in County Academies and/or Lightning Hubs and are designed to offer training within a Lightning performance environment specific to the three main areas of positional breakdown. The sessions are skill based with emphasis on skill development to help young athletes improve their understanding of the game in their chosen area of the court. 

The Coach Edition

Below you can find out all about Lightning's coach development sessions that take place throughout the year.

Coaching Conference

Coaching Conference for Teachers: Our Coaching Conferences are designed to offer teachers delivering netball in schools the opportunity to increase their understanding of the game in key areas of the court and take home new skills/concepts to apply to their own sessions.


Coaching Conference for Teachers

Thursday 6th December, 10am-3pm

Venue: Loughborough University Netball Centre

Cost: £120

9.30am: Sign in and tea/coffee
10am: Welcome


Getting Started

Warm Up with Anne Sharpe (Lightning S&C Coach)

Backline to Goal Circle with Sara Bayman
How to effectively take the ball through court on attack

Lunch

Group share of team practices
Opportunity for coaches to share their favourite drills and take home new ideas

Inside the goal circle with Karen Atkinson
Relationship between the GS/GA and how to score goals

Game brains with Olivia Murphy
How to use invasion games to develop thinking and development

Inner Circle Series

Our Inner Circle workshops are designed to offer performance coaches (Level 2 plus) the opportunity to access further coach education situated around performance coaching strategies and principles.

Our workshops will be themed around the Lightning Superleague team’s preparation during the week for the upcoming opposition. Over the course of the five workshops, coaches will be exposed to a variety of attacking and defensive content and will have the opportunity to see up close how a professional team prepares their athletes effectively.

Each workshop will include a ticket to the pathway and Superleague games scheduled from 3.45pm onwards.

Cost: £30/Workshop or £120 if you sign up for all five workshops

2.15pm arrival for tea/coffee

2.30pm-4pm for workshop

Ticket included to watch the pathway and NSL games after

Dates:

12th Jan: Lightning vs Stars (Delivered by Olivia Murphy)

9th Feb: Lightning vs Bath (Delivered by Victoria Burgess)

2nd March: Lightning vs Pulse (Delivered by Karen Atkinson)

30th March: Lightning vs Mavs (Delivered by Karen Atkinson

4th May: Lightning vs Celtic Dragons (Delivered by Victoria Burgess)

 

See calendar below to book.

Dates for your Diary

Below you can find a full calendar of upcoming sessions, camps and classes. Details of how to book can be found next to each session. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Booking Details Session Date Price Time Location Age Group
Book Now Coaching Conference for Teachers 06/12/2018 £120 10am - 3pm The Netball Centre Teachers
Book Now Specialist Session with Beth Cobden 19/12/2018 £25 6.30pm - 8.30pm The Netball Centre  12 - 15 years
Book Now Inner Circle Series (Severn Stars) 12/01/2019 £30 each or £120 for all 5 2.15pm - 4pm TBC Level 2 Coaches
Book Now Inner Circle Series (Team Bath) 09/02/2019 £30 each or £120 for all 5 2.15pm - 4pm TBC Level 2 Coaches
Coming Soon Coaching Conference 14/02/2019 £120 10am - 3pm The Netball Centre Teachers
Book Now Lightning Camp 18/02/2019 £35 10am - 3pm The Netball Centre 11 - 15 years
Book Now Mid-court Flash Session 19/02/2019 £22 9.30am - 12pm Sir David Wallace Arena 12 - 15 years
Book Now Defence/Shooting Flash Session 19/02/2019 £22 1pm - 3.30pm Sir David Wallace Arena 12 - 15 years
Book Now Masterclass 21/02/2019 £40 10am - 3pm Holywell Fitness Centre 11 - 13 years
Book Now Masterclass 22/02/2019 £40 10am - 3pm Holywell Fitness Centre 14 -16 years
Book Now Inner Circle Series (London Pulse) 02/03/2019 £30 each or £120 for all 5 2.15pm - 4pm TBC Level 2 Coaches
Book Now Inner Circle Series (benecos Mavericks) 30/03/2019 £30 each or £120 for all 5 2.15pm - 4pm TBC Level 2 Coaches
Book Now Inner Circle Series (Celtic Dragons) 04/05/2019 £30 each or £120 for all 5 2.15pm - 4pm TBC Level 2 Coaches