Year 7-8 Term 4 Skill Sessions

Year 7 & Year 8 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 will be maintained by being process driven.

Term 4 programme focus on Off Season for players. Incorporating a variety of Netball and different code skills & tactics for continued development, also strength and conditioning activities to help players with knowledge to prepare for the netball season.

Players will be grouped after the first day of observations. 

Player Eligibility

  • Must be Year 7 or Year 8 School level


  • Dates: Tuesdays: 24th, 31st October, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th November
  • 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 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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