Development Courses & Special Events

2019 NNZ Coach Course calendar - February to May

For coaches interested in gaining further learning and experience by attending Netball New Zealand modules in 2019, Netball Central Zone have carefully compiled a list of offerings to allow you to extend yourself in the off-season. Link to online registration form now active - register promptly to secure your space. Queries welcome to

Selecting Workshop - Monday 25th February

Trials are upon us! If you need a hand in preparation why not attend a Selecting Workshop on Monday 25 February 6.30pm at Hataitai Netball Pavilion. Covers benefits of selection policies and ideas to develop your own, setting up trials, trial systems, what to look for in players, and developing player profiles. Cost: $20. Register online here:

4-in-1 Coach Workshop Weekend - 2 & 3 March

Pressed for time but keen to absorb all the coaching knowledge you can pre-season? Here's one way to maximise your time! Attend Skill Analysis at 10am followed by Shooting at 1pm on Saturday 2nd March and then add Attacking Fundamentals at 10am and Centre Pass at 1pm the next day on Sunday 3rd March. All workshops held at the Hataitai Netball Pavilion. Cost $20 each ($12.50 if U18). Register now!more

NNZ Coaching Framework - course content explained

Whether you're a new to the area of coaching, been lending a hand for a while or consider yourself a verteran coach - here's your chance to brush up on what type of coaching courses and workshops are on offer that will assist your understanding of the great game of Netball. Check out a brief blurb on each of the accredited courses offered within each level of the NNZ Coach Development Framework.more

Mindset Coaching Workshop - 16 February 2019

Mindset Coaching Workshop - Saturday 16 February 2019; 1-5pm at the HUB in Kilbirnie. Wellington Diving have engaged Stuart Walter of the Elite Mindset Institute to run a Multi-Sport Mindset Workshop for athletes, coaches and parents. Cost: $50 per person. E-mail to provide your name, chosen sport, email address and number of tickets you'd like.more

Massey staff contributing to Central Netball Coach Development programme

Central Netball’s coaching development programme was given a helping hand recently when three Massey academics provided insights into psychological, historical and practical aspects of netball. Two current members of the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Dr Dennis Slade and Lana McCarthy, along with former member, Emeritus Professor Gary Hermansson supported the programme… click to readmore

NEW futureFERNS video resources available online

NEW futureFERNS video resources available online
There is an exciting new range of video resources available for
futureFERNS! Have you tried 'Tiger Tiger', 'Spider Squash' or 'Force Them Back'? - follow the video link provided and them a go with your Year 1-4 team today!more

Puna - Leadership Framework for the Sport & Rec Sector

SportNZ and Sport Wellington recently launched Puna,the leadership framework for sport and recreation in Aotearoa New Zealand. Puna is a free online tool and is accessible to the 80,000 paid employees and the 1.2 million volunteers who service the sport and active recreation sector. We encourage you to take a look and see how it can help you, your staff and your volunteers.more
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Upcoming events in the next fortnight or so...

14 - Quad Series: Silver Ferns vs England 7am NZT
20 - Quad Series: Silver Ferns vs Australia 5.30am NZT
21 - Quad Series: Ferns vs South Africa 4.30am NZT
22 - Netball Umpire Holiday Programme for Y8+ ASBSC
23 - Holiday Position-Specific Clinic for Y7-13 ASBSC
25 - Holiday Prep for Trials Clinic for Y9-13 #1 ASBSC
28 - Holiday Prep for Trials Clinic for Y9-13 #2 ASBSC
30 - Holiday Prep for Trials Clinic for Y 9-13 #3 ASBSC

1 - Walking Netball #1 6pm to 7pm at ASBSC
11 - Netball Season Kick-Start for Y7&8 begins ASBSC
11 - Mama Brown Mon Summer Twilight begins Hataitai
12 - Netball Season Kick-Start for Y9-11 begins ASBSC
12 - 7 Weeks of Fitness #1 for all ages , 6-7pm ASBSC
13 - Mama Brown Wed Summer Twilight begins ASBSC
14&15 - Intermediate Comp begins ASBSC
14&15 - College Comp begins ASBSC
14 - Mama Brown Thurs Summer Twilight begins ASBSC
18 - Netball Ready, Set, Go! for Y5&6 begins ASBSC
21 - Planning coach course Taita 6.30pm
25 - Selecting coach course Hataitai 6.30pm
28 - Planning coach course Masterton 6.30pm

Online forms now active...
2019 Netball Umpire Holiday Programme for Y8+
2019 Holiday Position-Specific Clinic for Y7-13
2019 Holiday Prep for Trials Clinic for Y9-13
2019 Netball Season Kick-Start for Y7-11
2019 7 Weeks of Fitness for all ages
2019 Netball Ready, Set, Go! for Y5&6
2019 NWC Umpire Registration
NWC Online Shop
2019 NNZ Coach Courses held Feb-May

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2019 Mama Brown Summer (Term 1) Twilight League Mon/Wed/Thu - registrations open 12pm Wed 16th of Jan


2019 January Netball Umpire Holiday Programme for Yr 8+ on Tue 22 Jan


2019 January Holiday Position-Specific Clinic for Yr 7-13 - Wed 23 Jan


2019 January Holiday Prep for Trials Clinics for Yr 9-13 - Fri 25, Mon 28, Wed 30 Jan


2019 Term 1 Intermediate Netball Comp Wed/Thu - registrations open


2019 Term 1 College Netball Comp Wed/Thu - registrations open


2019 Netball Season Kick-Start Yr 7-11 - starts 11/12 Feb


2019 7 Weeks of Fitness in Feb & Mar - pre-season group workout starts 12 Feb


2019 Netball Ready, Set, Go! for Yr 5&6 - starts 18 Feb


2019 NWC Umpire registration form


NWC Online Shop order form

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