netball smart

NetballSmart is the official injury prevention programme of Netball New Zealand.

For more information click here

Current Booked NetballSmart Dynamic Warm Up Workshops

To book for any of the below workshops please click here,
or contact Lee at NetballSmart@NetballCentral.co.nz to discuss other options within your centre.

Netball Wellington

Wed 23rd May (6:30-8pm) @ ASB Centre

Netball Hutt Valley

Mon 9th April (6:30-8pm) @ Taita Courts

Mon 7th May (6:30-8pm) @ Taita Courts

Kapi Mana Netball

Thu 12th April (6:30-8pm) @ Kapi Mana Courts

Hawkes Bay Netball

Sun 8th April (9-10am) @ Hastings Pak’n’Save Courts (FULLY BOOKED)

Netball Whanganui

Tue 17th April (6-7:30pm) @ Laird Park Avenue

Netball Taranaki

Thu 19th April (6:30-8pm) @ tbc

Netball Horowhenua

Please contact Lee to register your interest…

Taihape Netball

Dannevirke Netball

Netball Manawatu

Rangitikei Netball

Netball Kapiti

 

NetballSmart update

Hi Everyone,

My name is Lee and I recently began my new role as the NetballSmart Development Officer for Netball Central Zone.

The NetballSmart Development Officer role has been developed primarily with the aim of reducing the number of injuries that occur during netball, helping all players and coaches to participate as much as possible, and enjoy a lifelong involvement in the game.

To illustrate the opportunity that we have to make a difference, over 300 netballers have their ACLs reconstructed each year, with over 8000 injuries occurring in the 10-14 age group alone. We also see a 300% jump in injury rates during April to May in the 10-19 age group. Stats such as these only reinforces the opportunity in front of us.

I’m sure most of you will have heard of the NetballSmart warm up program by now and that is the starting point for most of our interventions. However, the NetballSmart program will continue to grow, enabling us to offer the best advice to our players and coaches around injury prevention, smart strategies for training, growing a healthy netballer and facilitating performance enhancement for all age groups and levels.

Please get in touch with me if you have any queries regarding the program, or if you require any further information.

Thank you and I look forward to meeting you all soon.

Lee Spence
NetballSmart Development Officer

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