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COACHING COURSES 2011/12 SEASON

HAVE-A-GO:

Date: Tuesday 27th September 3.30-5.00pm

Venue: Ashburton College Gym

No Charge

 

Date: To Be Confirmed

Venue: Mount Hutt College

No Charge

 

This course is designed for the parent; teacher or volunteer involved in organizing and coaching 5-7 year old boys and girls playing for their school or club. It is not necessary to have a cricket background.

 

KIWI:

Date: Thursday 29th September 3.30-5.00pm

Venue: Ashburton College Gym

No Charge

 

Date: To Be Confirmed

Venue: Mount Hutt College

No Charge

 

This course is designed for the parent, teacher or volunteer involved in organizing and coaching 7-10 year old boys and girls playing for their school or club. It is not necessary to have a cricket background.

 

COACHING A CRICKET TEAM:

Dates: Wed 29th February and Wed 7th March 2012 5pm-7pm 

Venue: Ashburton Domain Pavilion (Walnut Ave ).

Cost: $30

 

This course is designed for the parent, teacher, volunteer or coach who is involved in coaching 10-18 years olds at primary schools, secondary schools or clubs. It is mainly concerned with 11-a-side coaching.

 

Following this course you will receive a coaching a cricket team certificate from New Zealand Cricket, which is equivalent to an England Cricket Board Level 1.

What to work on - Year 6 to 8 Coaches

 

Introduction

These notes have been put together to assist school/club coaches to focus on the development of the basics of the Year 6 to 8 cricketers in Canterbury. 

 

Batting

Issue                    Playing across the line

Detected by         Straight front leg

                             Bent back leg

                             Strong right hand grip

                             Back foot turning during the shot

Remedial work      V's half way between middle and side of the outside edge of

                             Bat; backlift towards 1st slip

                             Players to hit balls off a cone

                             Drop and Drives (the feed is important)

                             Encourage players to play in the V with full face

                             Encourage players to hit the ball back out the net

                             Eyes level

 

Bowling

Issue                    Front arm falling away

Detected by         Incorrect running technique - arms going across body

                             Angled run-up

                             Feet not in line with target on delivery

                             Dropping of front shoulder at delivery

                             Bowling an inappropriate distance (see NZC ‘Game On')

                             Follow through going towards side of net

Remedial work     Stand in correct position - bowl into nets

                             Straight run-up

                             Feet in line - use cones

                             Step by step approach to the bowling action

                             Front arm to drive towards batsmen/target

                             Front elbow above eye level

 

Throwing

Issue                    Weak throwing and in an unsafe manner

Detected by         Throwing from a front on position

                             No use of front arm

                             Throwing arm elbow below the shoulder

                             No drive through

Remedial work     Needs to be practiced in pairs

                             Side -on, using front arm, elbow above shoulder

                             Practise in pairs throwing at a stump

                             Fielding games and drills

 

Basic Session Plan

Warm-up game                  10-15 minutes

Skill Development               8-15 minutes

Practise         eg Nets, Middle, Fielding, Modified game  30-45 minutes

 

 

Should you require further coaching assistance please get in touch with Nigel Marsh at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or  027 224 9569 .