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PASSING OF ELVA JENNINGS

11 January

 

BATTING GREAT APPOINTED TO BSX COACHING STAFF

31 December

 

PASSING OF GRAHAM LATTA

27 December


 
 It is with great sadness that we advise of the passing of a well-known and respected lady of Hutt Valley Softball.
Elva Jennings passed away, 10th January 2021, aged 86. Funeral details to follow.

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Patrick Shannon, a specialist catcher in his Black Sox playing days which spanned 18 years, has been appointed as the Black Sox's battery coach.  He will take charge of the team’s pitchers and catchers through to the 2022 World Cup tournament in Auckland.

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It is with great sadness we inform you on the passing of Graham Latta. Graham passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at Southland Hospital Critical Care Unit. Click below for funeral details.

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PITCHERS RULE AS AUCKLAND TEAMS TAKE OUT FASTBALL 45 TITLES

14 December

FASTBALL 45: THE INS AND OUTS OF SOFTBALL NZ’S ELECTRIC SHORTENED GAME

13 December

BSX VETERAN DETERMINED TO WIN BACK WORLD CUP

3 December

Pitchers ruled as Auckland teams clinched the first national Fastball 45 softball titles after dominating the modified version of the game.

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Fastball 45 has returned this season and is bigger than ever thanks to three regional qualifiers ahead of this weekend’s National League finals in Auckland. 

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Three-time softball world champion Tyron Bartorillo is determined to win back his Black Sox place after batting his Christchurch club into the Fastball 45 finals.

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6x WEEK OFFENSIVE & DEFENSIVE PROGRAMME

The Rookie Sox 6x Week Offensive & Defensive Programme is designed to support the further development of 11-12 year old softballers. The programme has been developed to put your team (or identified players) ahead of the competition with six weeks of structured and innovative training. 

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NATIONAL UMPIRE PATHWAYS FRAMEWORK
The National Umpire Pathways Framework, is now available for download. 

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THANK YOU PAULO PICS NZ & DEBBIE BARKER PHOTOGRAPHY

Softball New Zealand would like to say a big thanks to our photographers Paul Hodgson and Debbie Barker for their ongoing support of our National Tournaments. We love your work!

 
NATIONAL SCORERS PATHWAY

The National Scorer’s Pathway provides a development pathway from being able to score at a youth softball game to officiating at a WBSC World Championship.

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SCORERS ONLINE MODULE
Softball season is just around the corner! Why not get involved this year by becoming a scorer?
It's simple to become a scorer with our online Softball Scoring Fundamentals course for $19.99 (including GST). You can learn at your own pace and dip into the training whenever you need a refresher
 
ONLINE COACHING MODULES
SNZ Coach Accreditation Modules are available online and they are free!

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Have you heard... this year we are trialing online theory tests! They can be sat anytime between the 1st and 21st May.

Please click here to read the full details including how you register.

 

NATIONAL FACILITIES
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The 2018 NFP is now available online. 

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WORKFORCE PLANNING STRATEGY
This is an important document if we are to ensure; a future workforce, a workforce with a skill base and meet the changing needs of participants. Success of this strategy will only come from a willingness of our community to work together to increase knowledge, improve capability and most importantly, improve how we engage with staff and volunteers.
 
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