Welcome toNetball Wellington Centre
Umpire & Officials handy resources & information
Umpire development opportunities for all ages
Rules of Netball
Available to download in English, French, Spanish, Hebrew, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese characters and German. Incorporates protocols and expected game management.
The Rules remain at all times the property of World Netball and copies of the Rules downloaded via this link are strictly not for sale or re-print. If you would like to purchase a Rules of Netball book these are available from Netball Wellington Centre or from World Netball via the World Netball Shop
For updated blood stoppage rule interpretation, please click here.
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Starting Out Umpiring Netball
Netball New Zealand 's 19-page resource covering the introductory basics such as:
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Learning to Umpire - Player/New Umpire module
The NNZ Learning to Umpire Module for New Umpires and Player Umpires replaces the Netball New Zealand Centre Theory test. This module is the first step towards the Centre Umpire Award or a pre-requisite for some Centres for Player Umpires.
The module helps New and Player Umpires understand some of the rules of netball as well as some practical techniques to enhance their umpiring.
To learn more about how to sign-up and enrol for this module see guide below.
Click image & sign-up for free to access online module.
Netball NZ Online Learning - How to Guide for Learning to Umpire module (outlined above)
This guide covers how to navigate the Learning to Umpire Module for New and Player Umpires online module via Netball New Zealand's online learning portal named Sport Tutor.
Netball NZ (NNZ) Online Learning is designed for everyone involved in Netball including coaches, umpires, volunteers, and players. Find your favourite Netball modules and resources as well as discover new learning experiences. Explore training in leadership, injury prevention, performance enhancement, coaching tools/tips for all age groups, umpiring and more. Access a range of delivery options including webinars, face to face learning, interactive modules and videos to gain new knowledge or refresh your skill set. It’s a place to keep track of your own learning journey and qualifications.
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Mock up of traditional scorecard used prior to Sporty app.Helpful training tool for new umpires familiarising themselves with scoring odds & evens.
Click image to download editable spreadsheet.
UmpireSmart warm-up & at-home fitness
Warming up before umpiring netball prepares the body and mind for the upcoming activity. Netball umpiring requires a high degree of physical capability to cope with the unique umpiring movement patterns. Complete this warm up to ensure you are well prepared to umpire. Includes key exercises to do at home to help prepare for umpiring.
This UmpireSmart resource has 2 prescribed levels based on your current fitness level, available time &motivation. How relatable!
Each programme aims to improve your fitness, movement capability + decrease injury risk PLUS offers variety - circuits, interval running/cycling, core &stability. At least 30 minutes per day for best gains.
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Two 15 minute umpire-specific HITT workouts to in support of at-home umpire fitness thanks to England Netball
Technical Officials & Statistics
Phone04 387 6002
Postal AddressPO Box 14 430 KilbirnieWellington 6241
Ākau Tangi Sports CentreFirst Floor72 Kemp StreetKilbirnieWellington 6022
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