Under 14 & 16 Skill Sessions: Pre-season

Under 14 & 16 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

  • Under 14 players must be born 2007 or 2008
  • Under 16 must be born 2005 or born 2006


  • Dates: Wednesday: 10th, 17th, 24th February 3rd, 10th, 17th March
  • Time: 5.30 – 7.30pm

VenueHamilton City Netball Centre

Cost: $130 per player


  • Hamilton Netball Centre T-Shirt
  • Self-Directed Fitness & Strength Program

For more information contact Jamie: (07) 8474007 or development@netballhamilton.org.nz 

The Skills Sessions will cover the below aspects:

Week 1: Fitness Testing & Skill Assessment  

  • Players will be grouped into the skills or skills extension programmes from observations
  • Athlete Development: Safe Landing Skills
  • Fitness testing
  • Skill activities 
  • Games

Week 2: Ball Skills and Footwork

  • Variety of passes
  • Agility & Speed
  • Change of direction
  • Athlete Development: Nutrition and Hydration
  • Strength & Conditioning: Muscle Endurance

Week 3: Attack: Movement

  • Straight leads
  • Change of pace
  • Dodging 
  • Athlete Development: Sleep importance
  • Strength & Conditioning: Muscle Endurance

Week 4: Attack: Actively Using Space

  • Passing into space
  • Finding space
  • Timing of movement
  • Athlete Development: Self Analysis
  • Strength & Conditioning: Aerobic Endurance

Week 5: Styles of Defense

  • Pressure on the ball
  • Showing and blocking
  • Athlete Development: Goal Setting 
  • Strength & Conditioning: Agility & Speed

Week: 6: Mock Trials

  • Players will participate in a trial like situation
  • Fitness Testing
  • Skill Activities
  • Games

If you need to arrange a payment plan please contact us at admin@netballhamilton.org.nz

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