In my Physical Education School Base Assignment (SBA) Draft 1.There is Information on the history of netball internationally , who, when and where It was invented .What netball was evolved from, who brought it to Jamaica and in what year It came to Jamaica where was first played and where the first netball court was built. The rules that govern netball, how many players are involved in this sport. The types of officials, roles and responsibilities of each players and their position on the netball court, Dimensions of the netball court.
First and for most I want to thank God for life and providing for my mother, to pay the expenses for this SBA, my kind hearted cousin Audrey-Anna for helping me and thanks to Mr. Whyte computer café for providing the internet for me to get these adequate information.
HISTORY OF NETBALL IN JAMAICA
The game of netball evolved from basketball, which was invented by Dr.James Naismith a Canadian physical teacher, who wanted an indoor sport to keep his pupils physical occupied during the winter months. Dr.Toles introduced netball to England in 1895 from the USA at Madam Ostenberg’s College. It was brought here to Jamaica by English women who came to Jamaica to teach our girls’ secondary schools such as Wolmer’s Girls School, which is located on Maracaux Road in Kingston, since 1909. In the early year following 1909 the game was played mainly in schools and teacher’s training colleges, but after a while the alumnae of these institution started teams, began to play friendly matches among themselves. In the 1930’s seven tems in the corporate area played for the ISSA CUP. They were:
* Wolmer’s Old Girls Association (W.OG.A.)
* St. Hugh’s
* Short wood
W.O.G.A. built a hard court at Cavaliers, the first hard court for netball in Jamaica. The Jamaica Netball Association became afflicted to the West Indies Netball Board in 1959, and mas invited to...
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