Santa’s Hat Tournament – Come play on 16 Dec 2018!

 

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Santa’s Hat is back for 2018! This is a one-day women’s tournament that is open to all skills & ages. Bring your friends!

This year, Santa’s Hat is being run by the Auckland members of Karearea, the NZ U24 Women’s Team, as a fundraiser for their 2019 World Championships campaign. Come along and show your support!

Cost is $10 / player and the day includes games, prizes, and guaranteed fun!

Click here for full details and to register!

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Play with Vixenz! Trials for our 2018-19 Squad are 29 Sept

If you love playing ultimate, you’ve come to the right place! Each spring we select a group of players who commit to training together through the season and competing at regional tournaments and NZ Ultimate Championships. If you want to take your skills to the next level, our Vixenz competitive squad is for you!

Vixenz Trials 2018
Saturday 29 Sept 2018
3:00 – 6:00 pm 
Epsom Girls Grammar School

Click here to fill out an EOI!

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Our Season

Our competitive season starts at the end of October 2018 and we welcome all women who want to share in our spirit and values!

We are looking for players who will commit to:

  • Train together as a squad twice a week; on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings (may potentially be moved to avoid clashes with Mixed team trainings until NZ Mixed Ultimate Champs in November).
  • Compete as a team at NZ Series Events and NZ Ultimate Champs.

We will also have an optional fitness training session once a week. This will focus on sprints, HIIT and strength training (the stronger you are the less likely you are to get injured!).

Competitive Squad members are expected to attend all trainings and tournaments, unless an exceptional circumstance arises. If you are unable to make this level of commitment, but still want to play with Vixenz, email vixensultimate@gmail.com or leave us a note in the ‘Last Words’ section of this EOI!

Training Squad

In addition to our Competitive Squad, we will be selecting Training Squad members. These players will be invited to all Vixenz trainings and local scrimmages. If you’d like to level up your game and join in the fun, but you’re unsure whether you’re up for a competitive season this summer, the Training Squad could be the thing for you! So come along to our trials!

Our Trials

Our trials will involve drills and game play to showcase and challenge your skills and fitness. The selectors will be evaluating things such as:

– Throwing and catching skills
– Offensive and defensive game play
– Physical fitness and mental resiliency
– Willingness to be coached, ability to follow instructions, willingness to try new things
– Teamwork with other players
– Attitude while on the field and on the sideline

Vixenz Season Assistance Fund

This fund was set up by the Vixenz Committee to offer support for players in our club who need assistance covering some of the costs associated with playing competitive ultimate. We recognize that peoples’ situations and circumstances can vary, and any/all applications for these funds will be kept confidential. Funds are to be used to cover things like base kit, tournament fees, or travel / accommodation for tournaments. You can apply at any point during the season, and a sub-group of the Vixenz Committee will review all applications and get back to you asap.

If you have any questions about trials or the Vixenz Club, email vixensultimate@gmail.com!

Vixenz New Head Coach

With spring around the corner, the Vixenz Club is gearing up to kick off another great season of women’s ultimate in Auckland! We’re especially excited because this year it’s our club’s 10TH SEASON and this week we’ve got a big announcement to share!

Our Head Coach this year is going to be Sherif Ibrahim! Sherif (“Shoe”) has been playing ultimate since 2003, has repped NZ at five World Championships, and has either coached or held leadership roles for open, mixed, and women’s teams at national and international competitions.

He’s got a sharp mind for strategy, a big voice for encouragement (and laughs), and a bounty of game knowledge and throwing skills that we’re eager to tap! Welcome Shoe!

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So, are you keen to play women’s ultimate this year? Vixenz’s EOI for our competitive squad is coming soon and trials for the team will be in late Sept / early Oct. More details will be coming soon! Till then…. let’s get to know a bit more about our new coach!

Shoe, would you rather….

Q: Play first point or universe point?
A: Universe point

Q: Pull or receive?
A: Pull

Q: Layout or sky?
A: Layout

Q: Play in wind or rain?
A: Wind

Q: Play indoor or outdoor?
A: this isn’t even a question, of course outdoor

Q: Open-side hammer or breakside backhand?
A: break side backhand

Q: Imitate a German accent or Aussie accent?
A: German

Don’t stay inside! Join us this offseason!

 

We can be offseason but it doesn’t mean we keep quiet!
Have a look at the two offers has Vixenz for you (while we plan the next season 😏)

>> Women’s Ultimate: Skills & Scrimmage! <<

Want to polish up your ultimate frisbee skills and get a game in while the weather’s still decent? Join us at One Tree Hill fields on Sundays for a women’s-only session — open to all skills! We’ll start with a drill to warm-up, share some tips on skills & strategy, and then put it all together with a game until 3 pm.

sundays sessions vxnz

Meet at the front fields of One Tree Hill College. Entrance is on Great South Road. Parking is available in the school and you can pull up to park by the fields.

Full details:
https://www.facebook.com/events/394584814340421/ 

>> Winter Fitness Pods for all <<

Sprint and High Intensity Interval Training workouts with a great group of people! Very open to everyone – whatever your fitness level.
6 pm for frisbee throws  & 6:30 pm for sprint and HIIT

Location: Fowlds Park (Lower area – off Malvern Road)
Either the lower fields where the lights shine onto the rugby field or behind the club house/netball courts.

Full details:
https://www.facebook.com/events/2163668123919525/

 

 

Vixenz AGM – April 08, 2018

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Hear ye! Hear ye! The Vixenz Club will be hosting its Annual General Meeting on APRIL 08!! We’ll be gathering in the upper level, private function area of the De Post pub in Mt Eden from 4:00 – 7:00 pm.

Join us for a recap of the year, club awards, voting in a new committee, and opening the floor for general questions & discussion. We’ll even provide some free snacks!

Anyone can attend but only paying members of the Vixenz Club (ie. anyone who played on the 2017-18 competitive squad) will be able to vote on motions.

Full details:
https://www.facebook.com/events/394584814340421/ 

Call for Leadership EOIs

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We’re still sharing photos and #PTD moments from Nationals, but also getting excited for what 2019 will bring! 🦊 🎉

Want to be part of the action???

Vixenz is calling for EOIs to lead next year’s Competitive Squad — details linked here!

We want to select our incoming leadership now, so that they’re in place before our next season gets started. You don’t need to be part of the current or previous Vixenz squads to apply. New ideas & fresh faces are welcome!! All it takes to lead is energy and a desire to learn & grow with a group of willing players.

Fill in the EOI form before our AGM on April 08!

#leadlikeagirl #getinvolved #Vixenz2019#keepingAucklandfoxy

Want to join the Vixenz Committee?

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Every year we vote in a new Committee at the Vixenz AGM. Our next AGM is going to be Sunday, April 08 so now is your chance to get involved! What does the Committee do? Well, they meet once a month to plan and support things like:

– Off-season trainings, skills clinics, and hat tourneys
– Entering womens teams in AU leagues
– Other club contributions to grow & promote women’s ultimate in Auckland

There’s roles for all sorts of skills and it’s a great way to get involved and give back to the community! For more details or to submit your interest, fill out the form linked below by APRIL 06:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfOawdKfMeHYugX7aBdaquZ8SF6-cfOkKAiZSGv1j9AcLdDwg/viewform