Kiwi Squash is Squash New Zealand's official junior squash programme for 5-12 year olds. To start a lifelong involvement in squash, an engaging and inclusive programme has been created that is at the right level for the players at each stage of their development. Conducted in a safe environment, it uses activities and games to provide fun and enjoyable learning and participation experiences for young people.
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The following documents will also help ensure you effectively create sustainable Kiwi Squash programmes and strong club-school links.
Why should squash clubs offer junior programmes?
Running a junior club programme can lead to:
How can clubs use Kiwi Squash?
Kiwi Squash can be used to create quality local sporting opportunities in a number of ways:
Age-appropriate balls and rackets are the key to successful Kiwi Squash programmes, making it easier for children to pick up skills and have fun. Improve your programme with our equipment solutions.
Any parent, teacher, coach, student, or other volunteer can deliver Kiwi Squash. The only recommendation is to attend a Kiwi Squash Coaching module. This is a simple short introduction to coaching the programme that will give you the information and resources you need to go out and deliver a fun experience. On completing the course parents can get access to all the Kiwi Squash Coaching Resources.