Useful Cricket Coaching Equipment

Written by Ben. Posted in:Basics

With the rapid move in technology, cricket coaching equipment has become more advanced over the years, making training sessions more valuable than ever before. Depending on the level and age group of players, it’s important the correct equipment is used in preparation for game day. Equipment must be updated and maintained regularly so players can train to reach their peak potential. Here is a list of equipment which is necessary and useful for both drills and fitness during practice sessions. Batting Equipment The correct batting equipment and protective equipment must be used in net sessions to prevent injury and to teach players the […]

Junior Cricket Coaching Tips

Written by Ben. Posted in:Basics

Transforming a junior cricket team from under achievers to champions won’t happen overnight. However, with a positive attitude and willingness to teach the game, the possibility of winning is certainly more likely. Guides and recommendations have been flaunted around the cricketing world on how to coach a winning junior side, but the simple explanation is a that team that enjoys their cricket and has a determination and spirit to succeed are much more likely to deliver better results on the field of play. A motivated and more positive coach are steps to success, and feeding this through to your players […]

Cricket Coaching For Kids

Written by Ben. Posted in:Basics

Bringing kids into the world of cricket can not only be a whole of fun, but a rewarding and satisfying experience, knowing you have given youngsters a solid platform they can only build on throughout their cricketing future. What may seem a difficult and tedious operation to begin with, the key to being a successful coach begins with patience and slowly developing players skills. As the old saying goes, practice means perfect and this goes along way to better performances on the playing field. There are many facets to coaching kids cricket and everyone of them needs careful consideration. As […]

Cricket Coaching Tips

Written by Ben. Posted in:Basics

Your main objective as a coach is to bring the best out of players, preparing them for every challenge ahead. Coaches must teach players to train as they would play, making sure all the basics are practiced thoroughally before every match. As a coach there is nothing more satisfying than seeing your team succeed on the field of play. Here are some of the important factors that must be considered to become a successful coach. Preparation As with most sports, preparation is the key to a good performance. Without correct preparation, players can make simple errors during games, resulting in […]

Cricket Basics: Cricket Shots

Written by Simon. Posted in:Basics

Leave and block – A simple defensive stroke where the batsman believes the ball is clearly missing the stumps. No stroke is played, and a defensive stance is taken normally aiming the bat downward. Drive – A drive is when the batsman plays through the line of the ball with a horizontal bat. Cut – A cut is a cross batted shot at a short ball aiming it into the offside. Pull – A pull is a horizontal bat shot at a short ball, pulling the ball leg side in the direction of square leg. Hook – A hook is […]