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Netball Academy

Taught and Bowled will be offering aspiring netballers aged 9-15 years the chance to participate in the Taught and Bowled Netball Academy during term 4, 2022 (October-November).

The program offers netballers of all abilities the opportunity to participate in an academy program where they will be taught a variety of netball-specific skills in a 'high performance-style' environment.

Areas covered include:

  • Technical skill development, including area/positional specific coaching
  • Tactical skill development
  • Match play and video analysis
  • Netball specific testing
  • Take home program
  • Nutritional information / Preparation and Recovery session

Participants will be placed in small squads who will then work with accredited and experienced coaches for the duration of the program. Squads will be determined on age as well as ability level.

The program has been developed using the Netball Australia Skills Development Framework and will focus on the six skill areas as identified by Netball Australia - Movement Skills, Ball Skills, Attacking Skills, Defending Skills, Shooting Skills and Strategies.



  • Venue: Linden Park Primary School (Hay Rd, Linden Park)
  • Time: 5:30-7:00pm
  • Day: Monday and Wednesday evenings (12 sessions)
  • Dates: 
    • Monday 23 October - Introduction and testing
    • Wednesday 25 October - General skills + Nutrition/Preparation/Recovery session
    • Monday 30 October - Match play
    • Wednesday 1 November - Match play review
    • Monday 6 November - General skills
    • Wednesday 8 November - General skills
    • Monday 13 November - Court structure
    • Wednesday 15 November - Court structure
    • Monday 20 November - Area specific activities 
    • Wednesday 22 November - Area specific activities
    • Monday 27 November - Match play
    • Wednesday 29 November - Match play review and re-testing


  • Participant Pack: All participants will receive a Taught and Bowled sweatband, drink bottle and backpack.
  • Take Home Programs: All participants will receive weekly, take home sessions focusing on ball skills, balance and footwork plus goal shooting activities for goalies.
  • Cost: $500+gst per participant.

PLACES ARE STRICTLY LIMITED, so to avoid missing out please register below. If you have any questions please email Alice Johnswood.

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