2017 Off-Season Development Programme - Term 4

Just because the netball season has come to an end it doesn't mean you can't continue to grow to your full potential in preparation for next season!

The programme is aimed at motivated netballers who are currently in Year 7-11 and wish to maintain their skills outside the netball season.  Contrary to previous years, this revamped initiative targets players currently in Year 7-11 in 2017.  Please ensure you register for your correct age group which should be the school year you are currently in this year.

Year 7&8: Mondays - 6 weeks
1 hour sessions held from 5.00pm to 6.00pm weekly.
Starts 30th October and ends 4th December 2017 [avoids 23rd October due to Labour Day]

**Update as at 19.10.17 - due to minimal uptake the Tuesday Year 9-11 session has been withdrawn from offer therefore registrations are no longer active.  Apologies for any disappointment.  We shall look to offer something timed for the pre-season next year.
Year 9-11: Tuesdays - 6 weeks
1.5 hour sessions held from 4.30pm to 6.00pm weekly.
Starts 24th October and ends 5th December 2017
NB: Due to a major sports event booked at the ASB Sports Centre there will be no session held on 28th November

Year 7&8 - $75 per participant
Year 9-11 - $85 per participant (no longer available)

Six weekly sessions will be run with the support of Netball Wellington Centre development staff with the below plan in mind (subject to amendment).  This programme has less focus on fitness and more focus on exploring game knowledge and practical game play therefore encourage thinking, decision-making netballers:

SESSION 1 - Recap Court Balance
It's time to look back at the importance of court balance and understand how getting it right sets your team up for the Big 4 which includes Centre Pass Attack, Centre Pass Defence, Long Court Attack & Long Court Defence.

SESSION 2: Centre Pass Attack
In this session we will cover balance, communication, variations, options for first & second phase of the centre pass and the importance of width & depth for attackers.

SESSION 3: Centre Pass Defence
Let's take a look at the role of the individual and the various units that can work together to effectively apply defence of the centre pass.

SESSION 4: Long Court Attack
Court balance and timing, vision, options, leads, decision-making and skill executions are all critical elements to get right when moving the ball from one end of the court to the other.

SESSION 5: Long Court Defence
Let's once again look at the role of the individual, the various units, and how the entire team can successfully work together to create opportunities throughout the court.

SESSION 6: Quick Fire
This is your chance to put our NWC Development Staff under the pump!  You ask a question and we'll give/show you the answer on court or off court.  It is up to you so ask away and fill your bag of player tricks.

Online registrations now open - visit www.netballwellington.co.nz and access the link down the right hand side of the main page or click this link: https://membership.sportstg.com/v6/regoform.cgi?formID=73392&aID=13547

Spaces limited - registrations close Monday 23rd October 2017 or when spaces are full.

For enquiries email ndo@netballwellington.co.nz or phone (04) 387 6002


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Upcoming events in the next fortnight or so...

19 - Mama Brown Thursday Spring Twilight begins
21 - Le Penina Pasifika Tournament at ASBSC
23 - Labour Day (NWC Office closed, no Twilight)
25 - PAK'nSAVE Kilbirnie Kids' Comp starts at ASBSC
25 - Selecting coach course 6pm at Hataitai
25&26 - Tween League starts at ASBSC
26 - Emerging Talent conditioning restarts ASBSC
28&29 - Development Camp in Otaki
28&29 - Fast5 Tournament in Melbourne
30 - Year 7&8 Off-Season Dvlpt Programme ASBSC
30 - Skill Analysis coach course 6pm at Hataitai

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