Good coaching is all about the participant and the process to deliver the support they need to enjoy cricket, and to fulfill their potential at whatever level that may be.
For some cricket is an aveue where they are able to socialise. For others they may gain benefits and a sense of satisfaction from competition, other individuals may have the desire to progress and achieve huge success at the highest levels in the game of cricket.
Whatever drives players, the coaches have the greatest opportunity to have a positive influence on them
This is a free online course covering the key aspects of coaching (coaching children for fun and success, managing a group, communication and behaviour, providing feedback, ages and stages of beginner players, basic cricket skills and learning about the Superstar Cricket Academy programme).
Available online, this course can be completed at any time from the comfort of your home.
The Advanced Foundation Course consists of online modules and a practical face to face module.
The online modules cover many aspects of coaching (role of the coach, selecting a team, developing team values and culture, planning, how to run effective practices, match day routines and tactics, umpiring and scoring).
The practical module consists of skills and drills and coaching experience.
Recommended for people coaching or assisting 10-18-year old primary, intermediate or secondary school students playing junior or youth cricket for their club or school.
To get started with the online part of the course, you will need to obtain a 'Join Code' from Willie Miller at Otago Country Cricket
The Level 1 course is for the coach of 9-18 year old primary, intermediate or secondary students playing junior or youth cricket for schools, clubs or districts in 11-a-side teams. The coach should have some knowledge and/or playing experience of cricket. This course focuses on detailed planning and evaluation, understanding and using the principles of biomechanics to coach, analyzing and improving skills, understanding the coaching process and effective coaching, including tactics.
For any further information on these courses get in contact with Willie Miller or to register click which course you would like to attend below