Workshops availableContentLength of Workshop

Junior Co-ordinator

For those who are more experienced and wish to lead Year 1 – 4 programme
This practical workshop covers the foundation skills to deliver quality coaching sessions in a confident and enjoyable manner, helping their players learn, grow and develop utilising a player centred coaching approach. The workshop covers the implementation of skill activities and how to adapt these activities to meet the needs of players and group management. 2 hours

Star Helper

Offers parents/helpers information to help out with the Year 1 & 2 programme
This practical introductory workshop introduces the basic philosophy of Mother Earth futureFERNS and basic fundamental Netball skills. The workshop demonstrates how to provide positive and constructive feedback and support for players on the court. 1.5 hours

Year 3 & 4 Coach Workshop

For coaches of Year 3 & 4 players who participate in the modified 5 v 5 game
This practical introductory workshop introduces the basic philosophy of Mother Earth futureFERNS and basic fundamental Netball skills. It also introduces skill correction, helps coaches to structure a practice and demonstrates skill and basic tactical activities for the modified 5 v 5 game. Coaches receive a coaching resource which includes activities for game day and practice sessions. 2 hours

Year 5 & 6 Coach Workshop

The workshop introduces tactical activities for the modified 6 v 6 game.   2 hours

Year 7 & 8 Coach Workshop

This workshop focuses on developing and supporting the coaches including the development of appropriate Netball skills and tactical situations; feedback, and team talks. Coaches who attend this workshop receive a comprehensive resource including ten session plans and the NetballSmart Dynamic Warm-up.  3 hours

NNZ strongly encourage that all coaches and helpers attend a FREE Mother Earth futureFERNS Year 1 - 4 workshops. The workshops are three hours or less, are practical and encourage coaches to develop practices that are FUN.