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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 2020 (October-December).

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 Core Curriculum of Skills matrix 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: SAUCNA Netball Courts (cnr. Anzac Hwy and Greenhill Rd)
  • Time: 6:00-7:45pm*
  • Day: Monday + two Sunday sessions (held at Priceline Stadium)
  • Dates: 
    • Monday 12 October - Introduction and testing
    • Monday 19 October - General skills + Nutrition/Preparation/Recovery session
    • Sunday 25 October - Match play and vision review (10:00am-1:30pm)
    • Monday 26 October - General skills
    • Monday 2 November - General skills
    • Monday 9 November - Court structure
    • Monday 16 November - Court structure
    • Monday 23 November - Area specific activities
    • Monday 30 November - Area specific activities 
    • Monday 7 December - Games sense activities
    • Sunday 13 December - Match play and vision review (9:00am-12:30pm)
    • Monday 14 December - Re-testing

*The two Sunday sessions, involving match play, filming and a review session will be held at Priceline Stadium. Please check the times above carefully as each session is slightly different. Parents/guardians are welcome to stay and watch the session or just drop off/pick up at the times specified.



  • Extras: All participants will receive a Taught and Bowled training singlet, drink bottle and backpack.
  • Cost: $420 +gst per participant (payment plans are available upon request).
  • Squads: If players from the same club/school team wish to be placed in the same squad this can be accommodated.

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

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