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Coach Education – Autumn/Winter Courses 2012/2013

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The Cambridgeshire Cricket Board has a very active Coaches Association (ECBCA - Cambs) which is responsible for running all coach education courses in Cambridgeshire.

Coach Development Workshops / Club Coach Award

The workshops will take place at various locations (i.e. Cambridge Regional College, King’s Hedges Road, Cambridge, CB4 2QT; The Cambs FA, Bridge Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9PH; Fenner’s Indoor Cricket School, Gresham Road, Cambridge, CB1 2ES; and St Bede’s Inter-Church School, Birdwood Road, Cambridge, CB1 3TD).

There are six modules, as below. There may also be an opportunity to take the Club Coach Assessment (after a Refresher session) – date to be arranged.

Monday 29 October 2012, Cambridge Regional College – 7pm to 10pm

Coaching batters 1

Revision of key principles

Pre-delivery movements

Additional shots


Coaching opportunities

Wednesday 31 October 2012, Cambs FA, Impington – 7pm to 10pm

Coaching a team

Pre-match preparation

Role of coach during match

Post match work

Using games in training

Planning club nights

Wednesday 21 November 2012, Cambs FA, Impington – 7pm to 10pm

Coaching batters 2

Follows on from earlier workshop

Tuesday 27 November 2012, Fenner’s Indoor Cricket School

                        Working in the Nets

Purposes of nets

Advantages and disadvantages

Revision of net management

Practical coaching opportunity

Net variations

Using bowling machines

Tuesday 18 December 2012, St Bede’s Inter-Church School – 6pm to 9pm

Coaching wicketkeepers & fielders

Additional keeping techniques

Practical coaching practice

Using drills with keepers

Additional fielding techniques

What makes a good fielding drill?

Tactical considerations

Thursday 3 January 2013, Cambridge Regional College – 6pm to 9pm

Coaching Bowlers

Revision of key principles

Observation and analysis practice


Seam and spin variation