Bleep Test Dates

Bleep Test Dates

The increased speed, athleticism and skills of netball players have intensified the physical contest, which presents fresh challenges and opportunities for umpires. As a result, umpires maintaining a suitable level of fitness for the matches they are officiating is expected.

As part of the Award process, Europe has implemented a minimum fitness requirement for each award and uses the Multistage Fitness Test (also known as the Beep test or Bleep Test). The requirements are identified below:

Qualification Frequency MSFT Target
A Award Within 6 weeks prior to taking the practical Assessment >7.1
B Award Within 6 weeks prior to taking the practical Assessment >6.1
C Award Within 6 weeks prior to taking the practical Assessment >5.1
Into Officiating N/A N/A

See below the current Bleep Test  dates coming up in the Region. 

Fitness tests for the second half of the season must be completed between 1st December 2016 and 31st January 2017. All forms to be signed off by a minimum level 2 netball coach and returned to Julie Wilks at

Dates for South Bucks

Wednesday 7th December - John Hampden Grammar School, High Wycombe at 6.45pm 

Wednesday 14th December - Amersham School, Amersham at 7pm

Saturday 17th December - Wycombe Sports Centre, High Wycombe at 10am

Contact : Chantel Moore 07867 976029

Dates for Hampshire

Wednesday 14th December 6pm - 7pm Oasis School, Romsey Road, Southampton. Please confirm with Carol Williams by Friday 9th December please.

Wednesday 4th January 6pm - 7pm

Thursday 5th January 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Other dates are being sourced for North of Hampshire at SSP.

Dates for North Bucks

Thursday 15th December at Oakgrove Leisure, Milton Keynes at 8.15pm. Please contact Anita Doughty ( for further details. 

12th January 2017 at Oakgrove Leisure, Milton Keynes - 8.15pm. Please contact Anita Doughty on to confirm.


Dates for Sussex - Please confirm with Kim Schepens on 07877 459842 (more dates to follow)

Wednesday 4th January - Durrington High School Gym at 7.30pm.


Dates for Berkshire - Please confirm with Mary Stanley on

Saturday 7th January - Eagle House School, Sandhurst at 11am (part of a C Award Course)

Wednesday 11th January - Waingels School, Woodley at 6pm

Monday 16th January - Ranelagh School, Bracknell at 7.15pm

Wednesday 18th January at Woodford Park, Woodley at 8pm


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