In netball, strength is needed for holding a stable position when given the ball, staying strong while running and competing for space to jump. Playing at the top level in netball requires strength. Therefore, training for strength is important in improving the performance of a netball team.
Regular exercises in the gym improve running speed and overall power. Core training is an important exercise for improving strength, agility and coordination and reduces the risk of back injury. Plyometric training provides muscular strength and improves explosive power that provides strength during jumping in netball. Regular training is essential in gaining strength for good performance.