The Skills Centre provides an aligned, co-ordinated approach to junior footballers, aged 9-12 years, wishing to access another high quality, enjoyable football experience that enhances skill development.

Skills Centre sessions are delivered by coaches with the NZF Junior Level 3 Accreditation.

Programme Objectives

Programme Details

TermDayTimeStart DateEnd DateVenueCost
Term 1Monday4:30pm to 5:30pm – U10 Mixed

5:45pm to 6:45pm – U12 Mixed

February 14April 4Beachlands Domain$80
Term 2Monday4:30pm to 5:30pm – U10 Mixed

5:45pm to 6:45pm – U12 Mixed

May 9July 4Beachlands Domain$80
Term 3Monday4:30pm to 5:30pm – U10 Mixed

5:45pm to 6:45pm – U12 Mixed

August 1September 19Beachlands Domain$80
Term 4Monday4:30pm to 5:30pm – U10 Mixed

5:45pm to 6:45pm – U12 Mixed

October 17December 12Beachlands Domain$80

Programme Curriculum

The BMAFC Skills Centre curriculum is designed using the following principles to ensure the appropriate training environment for holistic player development:

  1. Training that looks like the game 
  2. Lots of time on the ball 
  3. An enjoyable learning environment 
  4. Players are fully engaged in training 
  5. Effective Feedback for players

Each training session will focus on one of the following core skills:

  • Striking the ball
  • Receiving the ball
  • 1v1 
  • Travelling with the ball
  • Pressing 
  • Marking
  • Intercepting

Wet Weather Process

Any session postponements due to bad weather will be communicated via email so please check your email before leaving for the session. Postponed sessions will be caught up at the end of a term or at the beginning of the next term.


Our Skills Centre is open to BMAFC members & non-members. To register follow the below instructions:

Members (Registered for 2022 Season)

1. Log into Friendly Manager and click “Register Now”

2. Click “Coaching Programmes”

3. Select the Term and Group you would like to register for

4. To register for multiple Terms or Programmes, repeat step 3

Non-Members (Register as a Guest / Non-Member)

If you have any questions or require more information please contact us at

COVID-19 Guidelines

Our programmes can be safely delivered in line with the current Covid-19 Protection Framework under both Orange and Green traffic lights. The maximum number of participants for each group will be 12 in order to keep within current restrictions.

The following guidelines will be in place to ensure the safety of everyone involved:

  • All coaches are required to be fully vaccinated
  • Only 1 person should accompany each child at drop-off and pick-up
  • Parents / Caregivers will be required to sign-in via the Covid Tracer App using the QR code provided

If you are sick

If you have cold, flu or COVID-19 symptoms, stay home and call your doctor or Healthline on 0800 358 5453 for advice about getting tested.

By getting a test, you are helping keep your community safe. Testing is always free for everyone.

Staying at home if you are sick is one way to stop any possible spread of COVID-19.