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U14 Player Development Programme
Our alternative under 14 player development programme (PDP) was introduced in 2020 and following it's success for players & coaches involved, we would love to welcome a broad pool of players to take up this opportunity in 2023.
Please note:To attend our U14 Player Development Programme you must be at college (not Year 8) and 13 years of age or younger on 1 January 2023.
This alternative player development programme replaces a representative programme for this age group. It has been designed to benefit a wider pool of players and coaches than previous representative programmes. No more trials where selection narrows down to a max of two teams (24 players total) & max two coaches per team. Extending inclusion means we can now welcome upwards of 70 players, provide the chance for at least 8 coaches to gain further extension plus also offer development for helpful managers.
Trials and associated pressure has been removed for this age group. Instead, we encourage all players of any gender and dis/ability who meet the age requirement stated in bold above to put their name forward to benefit from this fun and engaging opportunity aimed at growing your on-court confidence and game knowledge. Everyone takes part. No one misses out!
The programme includes up to 6-weeks of development sessions, and incorporates up to three opportunities for game play.
For the first week players will work on skills and tactics in preparation for a Centre Game Day in week 2 where players will be placed randomly across evenly matched teams. Following the Centre Game Day players may then be graded into tiered age group teams and complete at a Festival game day. They then complete a further two development sessions with their designated team in preparation for a final Festival game day held in September. Attendees are encouraged to attend all 6 dates to gain maximum benefit from this experience.
Transport costs to/from game days will be user pays. Carpooling may be arranged.
We welcome all keen netballers to get involved and look forward to developing you further!
U14 PLAYER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME DATES
All development sessions held at Hataitai Netball Courts unless otherwise indicated above.Fee: $70 per participantFixed fee includes all 6 sessions - refund not available for session/s missed.Game day playing attire consists of black t-shirt, leggings/shorts & supportive netball shoes - comfort & safety come first.
To register:Online registration link will be made available once activated by mid July - yellow button located on this page.
Coach & Manager opportunity also availableThis programme provides a great chance for coaches and managers to work alongside each other and expand their skills and coaching knowledge in a supportive circle. A beneficial experience also for student coaches or intermediate coaches keen to develop their own skills or pick up new activities and ideas while shadowing experienced coaches happy to offer guidance. If interested in getting involved please email email@example.com.
To be added to our mail list & receive notification once registration opens, email firstname.lastname@example.org providing participant's name, school & age.
Any queries or late registration enquiries - contact NWC Community Development Officer John Neho on email@example.com
Phone04 387 6002
Postal AddressPO Box 14 430 KilbirnieWellington 6241
Ākau Tangi Sports CentreFirst Floor72 Kemp StreetKilbirnieWellington 6022
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