Year 7-8 Skill Sessions: Pre-Season

This programee is now FULL [Term 1 2023]

  • Please look out for Poipoia te Manawa Skill Camps in the April School Holidays

Year 7 & Year 8 Skills and Extension

Hamilton City Netball Centres Player Development Programme (PDP) is structured to empower the Netball community by providing opportunities that are development focused and accessible.  We offer a supportive and safe environment with an emphasis on welfare and personal growth will be maintained by being process driven.

Players will be grouped into the skills or skills extension programmes after the first day of observations.

Player Eligibility

  • Must be Year 7 or Year 8 School level


  • Dates: Tuesday: 21, 28 February, 7, 14, 21, 28 March 2023.
  • Time: 5.30pm – 7pm

VenueHamilton City Netball Centre

Cost: $80 per player - [Players may purchase Poipoia te Manawa apparel sold separately]

For more information contact: (07) 8474007 or 

If you need to arrange a payment plan contact the centre email

The Skills Sessions will cover the below aspects:

Each week players will learn more about positions of the 7v7 game and focus on specfic game rules

Week 1: Landing & Skill Assessment  

  • Players will be grouped into the skills or skills extension programmes from observations.
  • Safe Landing Skills
  • Skill activities 
  • Games

Week 2: Ball Skills and Footwork

  • Variety of passes
  • Change of direction
  • Games

Week 3: Attack: Movement

  • Straight leads
  • Dodging 
  • Games

Week 4: Defence  

  • Pressure on the ball
  • Shadowing and blocking 
  • Games

Week 5: Attack: Space

  • Passing into space
  • Timing of movement
  • Games

Week: 6: Games

  • Skill Activities
  • Games
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