Year 7-8 Term 1 Skill Sessions

Year 7 & Year 8 PreSeason Skill Sessions

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.

Players will be grouped after the first day of observations. 

Player Eligibility

  • Must be Year 7 or Year 8 School level


  • Dates: Tuesdays: 20th & 27th February, 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th March 2024
  • Time: 5.30pm – 7pm

VenueHamilton City Netball Centre

Cost: $90 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 from observations.
  • How to do Testing 
  • Skill activities 
  • Games

Week 2: Ball Skills and Footwork

  • Variety of passes
  • Speed and Agility
  • Games

Week 3: Attack: Movement

  • Straight leads
  • Getting Free
  • Court Balance
  • Games

Week 4: Defence  

  • Pressure on the ball
  • Shadowing and blocking 
  • 3 Phases of Defence
  • Games

Week 5: Attack: Space

  • Gaining the Ball
  • Passing into space
  • Timing of movement
  • Games

Week: 6: Games

  • Testing Revisit 
  • Skill Activities
  • Games
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