Year 1 - 8 ANZ futureFERNS

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Year 1 & 2 ANZ futureFERNS

Introduces Netball to years 5-6 year with the aim is to develop the fundamental movement and basic Netball skills. Playing 4 v 4 allows the players to pass, catch and shoot from day one.


Year 3 & 4 ANZ futureFERNS

The focus for this age group is learning basic skills in a modified game of 5-a-side, using two-thirds of a Netball court. 

Year 3 & 4 is designed to be fast and fun, maximizing participation.

Five players in each team and rotating positions ensure everyone gets an equal chance to develop their skills.


Year 5 & 6 ANZ futureFERNS

This program involves playing 6 v 6 which is a fast game providing lots of touches on the ball.

The 6 v 6 game is played on a full-size court with three positions on each team. Players rotate to prevent early specialisation in positions.

The emphasis is on all players getting plenty of touches of the ball and the opportunity to develop a broad skill set.


Year 7 & 8 ANZ futureFERNS

Players have developed a considerable understanding of the game, and are now playing 7 v 7.

The emphasis is on converting fundamental movement and basic Netball skills to foundation Netball skills. Performance, challenge, and playing are key motives for this age group.

Ensuring positional rotation and playing at least half a game will give each player the opportunity to participate and develop.