KNA Buddying procedures and guidelines
New Umpire Notes
These notes try to explain how the umpiring system works and can be found here
Buddy Tips and Ideas
For some great tips and ideas on Umpire buddy have a look at this information
Qualities of a good Buddy
On behalf the newbie umpires and West Pymble thank you for offering to buddy, your time and expertise
are really appreciated! Here are a few tips that will help you be a more effective buddy especially if you
are just starting off
Rules of Netball Theory Examination and Foundation Umpire Education Course
If you would like to learn more about being an Umpire and how to progress through the levels, you can use this online course to help you on your way.
Netball Australia High Performance Umpire Pathway
Australia has a long history of producing quality umpires and our quest for continued excellence in the international netball arena is dependent upon the development of a highly-skilled pool of talented umpires. The Netball Australia High-Performance Umpire Pathway will identify and develop the next generation of umpires and provide a world-class system that prepares them to perform at their best at national and international events. Take a look at the programme here
National Badge Competencies
To get accredited as an Umpire you must meet these competencies. Please review them and discuss them with your umpiring buddy and the umpiring coordinator
Foundation Umpire Education Course
As part of your progression of badge competencies, you will need to undertake these courses and exams.
Rules of Netball Theory Examination
Your Rules of Netball Theory Examination will help you progress your way up the competency levels to become a national grade umpire.