Term 3 PAK'nSAVE Kilbirnie Junior Netball Academy


PAK'nSAVE Kilbirnie Junior Netball Academy – Term 3 2018


Starts 8th August 2018

Ends 12th September 2018

Suitable for all girls and boys in Years 5 – 8

Year 5 & 6 sessions are held on Wednesdays from 4pm - 5pm
Years 7 & 8 sessions are held on Wednesdays from 5pm – 6pm

Our Junior Netball Academy offers the chance for an after-school development opportunity and can be of benefit as...
* an additional skill boost for those already playing and lift their Saturday game play. 
* a training option for those who do not have the chance to attend team trainings.
* an introduction to the game, netball rules and skills required to successfully play netball.

Sessions incorporate key fundamental basic skills such as:
Footwork - no stepping when holding the ball but fast-feet certainly help when playing both attack and defence
Movement - the ability to lose your partner as well as keep up with your partner when on defence is very helpful
Ball Skills - strong accurate passes are very important in netball, as is catching when stationery and on the move
Defence - one-on-one marking, 3-foot marking, front marking, side marking, the art of intercepts... all very handy to get possession of the ball back for your team
Attack - creating space, driving into space and balancing the court all help when bringing the ball all the way down the court to the goal circle
Shooting - the correct technique and accuracy as well as ability to perform under pressure ultimately leads to points on the board

Over the six week duration participants will get the chance to focus on practicing key netball skills consistently well and build confidence.  While sessions may include some drill work, it is important to us that we do our best to use as many engaging activities as possible and finish off by applying skills learnt into a modified game at the end of each session.  Depending on participant numbers we may get to play a full-court game however don't worry, we have plenty of other fun ideas to challenge you to put your netball skills to good use if not!

Those who have previously attended will revisit basic skills but be further challenged to improve upon the skills they have already required.  We aim to extend their understanding and game application.

This programme suits all skill levels.  Participants may be divided into skill-based groups where participant numbers allow.

Cost: $75 per participant for six weeks

Venue: Held indoors rain or shine at the ASB Sports Centre, 72 Kemp Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington.

Link to access online registration: 
or click the Junior Netball Academy icon on the right hand side of this page. 
You shall be sent an automated confirmation email once your online registration has been received.

Spaces are limited - we urge you to get in quickly to grab yourself a spot and avoid disappointment!

Please ensure fees are paid in full by Monday 6th August to secure your space.
Credit Card - PayPal via online registration link. 
NB: There will be a 3.9% processing Fee charged for credit card payments incl. GST of total transaction with a minimum of $1 or part thereof.  Visa and Mastercard accepted.
Internet Banking -
Account Name: Netball Wellington Centre
Account Number: 12-3141-0055535-00
Please include your CHILD'S NAME in particulars and "JNAT318" as the payment reference.
Cheque -
Please make cheques payable to NETBALL WELLINGTON CENTRE and post to PO BOX 14-430, Kilbirnie, Wellington 6241 along with a note of your child's name and reference JNAT318 on the reverse.
In Person -

Cash/cheque payment or Eftpos available at our Netball Wellington Centre Office, First Floor overlooking Court 12, ASB Sports Centre, 72 Kemp Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington.  Office hours: weekdays between 8.30am and 5pm.  As our Eftpos machine is located at the Sports Control Desk near the main reception it pays to phone/email in advance to ensure one of our staff can meet with you.

Registrations close once spaces are full - online registration form will be updated with changes and a waiting list may apply.

We hope to get the chance to welcome you for some after-school fun & development!

Any questions? Phone on (04) 387 6002 or email ndo@netballwellington.co.nz


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Upcoming events in the next fortnight or so...

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17 - Finals Night Mon Mama Brown Twilight at Hataitai
21 - NWC Office closes
22 - ASB Sports Centre closes 6pm

3 - ASB Sports Centre reopens 6am
7 - NWC Office reopens
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

11 - Netball Season Kick-Start for Y7&8 begins ASBSC
12 - Netball Season Kick-Start for Y9-11 begins ASBSC
18 - Netball Ready, Set, Go! for Y5&6 begins ASBSC

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