Auckland Netball offers Year 7 and Year 8 Development Squads as part of the Netball NZ’s national initiative. The PDP is an accelerated learning programme providing players the chance to develop and extend their technical, tactical and development skills as well as inspiring a lifelong love of the game. The programme has been developed as an alternative to Representative Teams, encouraging a broader talent pool and will include tournament play as part of the programme.
The Programme Includes:
Physical skill and tactical development through diverse sporting approaches
Integrated Neuromuscular development/improving muscle control of a growing body and improving and progressing Netball movement skill
Stage-specific strength activities
Players must be in School Year 7 or Year 8, must play in a school or club team at Auckland Netball (includes Auckland Netball, Windmill Park and Three Kings netball competitions), and must not be playing in a Representative Team at any Netball Centre.
Course runs for 6 weeks on a Wednesday afternoon from 4.30pm -6.00pm
*It is expected that you can make all of the above dates
Provide development opportunities for Year 7&8 players
Include tactical and technical development for all positions
Widen and improve the talent base at this level
Implement a National approach for the development of talented young players
Refocus on fundamental movement skills as athletes move through puberty
Venue: Auckland Netball, 7 Allison Ferguson Drive, St Johns
Unless contacted prior about any issues with this registration, the completed registration will enable the player to take part in the programme (you will receive a confirmation email)
Late nominations will only be considered by request