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Cricket Coaching and Umpiring for Inexperienced Coaches

with Richard Skyrme

Cricket Coaching and Umpiring for Inexperienced Coaches with Richard Skyrme
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    Cricket teaching and coaching has changed considerably in recent years.  The game has become faster moving, and the techniques involved have evolved.   This is a course for teachers and coaches of Cricket, who have little or no recent experience of playing or coaching the game, which will enable them to present an exciting game to children.   It is particularly suitable for those teaching both younger and lower ability pupils. The course provides all necessary technical information, but also illustrates how this can be delivered in an engaging way through exciting, fast-paced sessions. Practices to make the game accessible to all are combined with more advanced ways of stretching the more able.

    It will also enable teachers to officiate confidently in school matches and practices. 

    • Making cricket exciting
    • Engaging session starters
    • Active batting practices
    • Fielding techniques and games
    • Building the bowling action 
    • Bowling variety: introducing spin, swing and seam 
    • Developing modern batting shots 
    • Small-sided games for cricket practice 
    • Understanding basic cricket strategy
    • Imaginative net and square practices 
    • A simple guide to the laws of the game 
    • Practical umpiring in schools 

    1 place £189
    2 places £319
    4 places £499

    Course runs 10am – 3.30pm. Prices include refreshments, lunch and resources. Excludes VAT.

    Richard Skyrme

    Richard Skyrme

    Richard Skyrme was a minor counties cricketer, who taught and coached the game in schools for twenty five years. He was one of the first level 3 coaches in England He is experienced in working with aspiring coaches who have little background in the game. He is the Performance Director and Development Officer for Herefordshire, and Head Coach of the county’s team in the Minor Counties competition. He is also the Head Coach of Norway in the European Championship.

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