Training Drills

Teachcricket.com is dedicated to helping cricket coaches, teachers, the interested parent, the inquisitive player and the cricket enthusiast. Therefore our 'Training Drills' section is on hand to supply a direct link between session ideas and specific equipment required to enable development.

Our experienced coaches will update this section periodically.

 

Warm Up Drills

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Associated Products

 
                   

Running, Throwing & Catching
 

   

To improve fielding skills by means of a relay race. Introducing a broad cricket skill, increase heart rate and promote fun.

   

- Windballs
- Cricket stumps
- Marker cones

   
                 
                 

Running with the Bat
 

   

To increase knowledge of how to run with the bat by means of a relay race.

       
                 


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Batting Training Drills

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Learning Outcome

   

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The Lean Forward and Strike

   

To Introduce the cricket specific skill of leaning forward to strike a ball. Incorporating the ECB Key skills Agility, balance and coordination

   

- Windballs
- Cricket bats
- Batting tees
- Wickets
- Marker cones

   

 

 

               
                 

Stepping Back to Strike the Ball

   

To Introduce the cricket specific skill of stepping back to strike a ball. Incorporating the ECB Key skills Agility, balance and coordination.

       

 

               


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Bowling Training Drills

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Bowlout

   

To encourage the basic skills involved with over-arm bowling. Concentrating on alignment, direction and balance.

   

- Wickets
- Windballs
- Marker cones

   

 

               
     


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Fielding Training Drills

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Learning Outcome

   

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Round the Square

   

To increase the heart rate, using continuous movement and to incorporate fielding skills.

   

- Wickets
- Balls

   

                 
                 
Tower Game     To improve throwing by use of a target.          

 

               


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Wicket Keeping Training Drills

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Set, Move, Dive

   

To introduce and progressively acclimatise a wicket keeper to core reflex movements needed to be a successful wicket keeper. Developing the foundations for Agility, Speed and concentration both of brain and body.

   

- Supaballs
- Cricket balls
- Marker cones
- Mats
- Gloves

   

 

               
 

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Team Games

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Caterpillar Cricket

   

To encourage teamwork and improve basic striking and fielding skills.

     

- Windballs
- Cricket bats
- Wickets (3 sets)
- Marker cones
- Pop up cones

 

   

 

               
                 

Conveyor Belt Cricket

   

To encourage good communication batters in a match situation
 

       

 

               

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These drills are intended to help suitably qualified teachers and coaches who have an adequate understanding of appropriate safety considerations. If you are not qualified and want more information please visit http://www.ecb.co.uk/development/coach-education/.

 

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