(For Years 9 and 10)
The primary purpose is to improve the skill levels of players at a junior level so that by the time they reach Senior level, they are considerably advanced.
Girls who are apart of the netball academy learn to develop leadership skills, become more motivated, gain confidence and discipline. Student success in netball is also reflected in their academic results.
Pre-season fitness, conditioning, skill development, nutrition, theory and time management are covered in academy.
Families are actively involved with their daughter’s netball pursuits that then lead to greater engagement. There are opportunities both for the committed athlete to develop their potential, and also for others to play at social or beginner level.
Engagement in netball enables girls to build a strong team and school spirit which involves students and the extended Otahuhu community.