Shine Hotshots - U12 Squad (Years 6 & 7)

Netball Development Squads

Designed to inspire primary aged girls and boys, the Shine Hotshots development programme will benefit those who enjoy being involved in this fast moving, sociable team sport.  The Shine Hotshots squad is now part of the Avon Youth League, so training will be on a Thursday at the Shine Community Sports Ground with matches (if selected) taking place on Sunday mornings generally held at the Bradley Stoke Community Centre.

Your fee is for all training and matches through until Thursday 14th July 2022.  Please note there is no training during school holidays and your coach will keep you informed about matches. REDUCED TO £44.00 FOR JUNE JOINERS

*NEW* we have introduced Direct Debit payments for our Hotshot squads, so you can pay x 2 payments of £22.00 to pay for the whole season rather than pay upfront.  To pay by DD, please check out as usual as the payment screen will allow you to choose DD as your payment option.

Shine Sports Ground, Lime Trees Road, BS6 7XWShine Sports Ground, Lime Trees Road, BS6 7XW View on map
Thu 4 Nov 2021 - Thu 21 Jul 2022
18.00 - 19.00
Age range:
Years 6 & 7
Open to children from any school
Essential kit:
  • Clothing and footwear that are appropriate for the chosen activity
  • Water bottle (Available in The Shine Shop)

Activity Details

Players will get the chance to improve their technique in all the essential skills through fun games. These skills will be age appropriate as part of a progression through the age groups. 

The focus of the weekly sessions for the squads will include:

  • Attacking (shooting and build up around the D) 
  • Defending (body position and angles) 
  • Movement (footwork and landing with 2 feet)
  • Passing (Chest, bounce and shoulder)
  • Pattern of play 
  • Communication and team work
  • Matches and rules
  • Learning to win and lose

As long as the guidelines allow, each session will end with small sided matches in which the members of the squad will be divided into ability based teams and put their new skills into practice.

In addition to improving the participant’s knowledge of the game and helping them to work as part of a team, sessions will also incorporate fundamental skills such as; 

  • Balance
  • Speed
  • Communication
  • Co-ordination
  • Agility
Further Information
  • Please note that places are limited and bookings are made on a first come/first served basis.
  • Shine’s experienced team are first-aid trained, DBS checked and fully insured.
  • Your child/children must be signed out at the end of every day.
  • Sessions are led by experienced, qualified netball instructors.
  • Please note we don't offer credit or refunds for our Development Squads booked by the term.
Training and Matches

To provide a clear progression pathway, Hotshot squads are divided into age group squads each of which train on Thursday evenings: 

  • Years 2 & 3 - Training - 17:00-18:00 at Shine Community Sports Ground
  • Years 4 & 5 - Training - 17:00-18:00 at Shine Community Sports Ground
  • Years 6 & 7 - Training - 18:00-19:00 at Shine Community Sports Ground

Any matches arranged will usually be on a Sunday morning held at the Jubilee Centre in Bradley Stoke, you will be informed by your coach when and what time the match will be held.

Travelling to Shine

Shine recommends its customers consider environmentally friendly modes of transport, such as cycling, public transport and walking – when customers are travelling to/from a Shine activity. To encourage a healthy lifestyle, Shine is committed to ensuring that each activity location provides a covered bike shed where children and adults can safely store their bicycles on arrival. For customers choosing public transport, please click on the 'bus' icon below to find further details on local bus routes.

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