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County Under 13
Player Development Programme
Outcome of programme: This is the first entrance into the player pathway and the focus is on individual development. The emphasis is on athletes learning how to train with decision making being a pivotal element, alongside developing resilience and skills required to play netball. Learning the game as well as loving the game with a sense of working together is essential to enhance their experiences at this early stage.
Duration and structure of training programme: October 2023 – March 2024, minimum fifteen
(15 x 2hrs) sessions and two Match Days
Venue & Timings: Abingdon School Sports Centre, Tuesday evenings 6.30 till 8.30pm
Programme cost 2023/24: £140
Number of athletes: 20
Age of athletes: Under 13 as of 23:59 on 31st August 2023
Duration of time athletes are in programme: An athlete may spend between 6 months to 2 years at this stage.
Relevant competition: Under-14 or Under-16 County and/or regional Leagues, tournament and inter-school competition.
Athlete Progression: County Under-15 Player Development Programme.
Tuesday, 5th & 12th September
Abingdon School Sports Centre
Faringdon Road, Abingdon
TRIAL FEE: £15
Nominations close 31st August.
Athletes are expected to attend both sessions to be considered for selection.
Players can be nominated for screening by a club coach or school teacher. England Netball have created a guidance for school and club coaches to help with their nominations. Learn more here >
If you have any queries about nominating an athlete please contact our Player Development
Lead Coach, Maggie Fisher >