Skills Centre & GK Academy

We have our Skills Center Programme running for grades 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th.

The SKC programme provides an aligned, co-ordinated approach to junior footballers, wishing to access another high quality, enjoyable football experience that enhances skill development.

All our coaches are NZF qualified JL2 and JL3.

In the programme our coaches will create  the optimum learning and fun environment, whilst being aware of the issues that may arise out of the four corner model, (Technical, Tactical, Psychological & Social) ensuring young players have the best possible chance progressing in the game.

Curriculum delivered in the programme during the 9 weeks

  1. Receiving the ball
  2. Travelling with the ball
  3. 1 v 1 (attacking facing a defender)
  4. Pressing
  5. Striking the ball (short passing)
  6. Marking an opponent tightly
  7. 1 v 1 (attacking with a chasing defender)
  8. Travelling with the ball

Term 2 2023:

Boys 9th & 10th Grade Skills Centre

When: Mondays, Starting 24th April 2023


Location: Metro Park, Millwater

Cost: $100

Finish: Monday 26th June 2023

All Girls, Boys 11th & 12th Grade

When: Mondays, Starting 24th April 2023

Time: 5.30pm - 6.30pm

LocationMetro Park, Millwater

Cost: $100

Finish: Monday 26th June 2023

Goalkeeping Academy

When: Mondays, Starting 24th April 2023


Ages 7-10: 4.30-5.30pm

All girls and ages 11 & 12: 5.30-6.30pm

Location: Metro Park, Millwater

Cost: $100

Finish: Monday 26th June 2023

Register here 


The Skills Centre provides an aligned, co-ordinated approach to junior footballers, aged 9-12 years, wishing to access a higher level of provision. 

It's main aim is to provide a structured programme for players, in an enjoyable environment that maximises player development.  It is highly likely that the game in the future will be quicker, more technical and tactical, and the demands on our younger players will be elevated. 

Through a planned, consistent approach to training, based around principles of Long Term Player Development, Skills Centres will provide a perfect start for players wishing to reach the highest level.


For any questions, please email our TDF Nathan Cranney

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