Sydney cricket coaching clinics.
by Geoff Spotswood, Level 3 Cricket Coach (Cricket Australia).
The value of cricket pre-season preparation
I am often asked about the value of pre-season cricket coaching during winter and autumn. While there are winter cricket competitions being played all over Sydney (email me for details), most players switch to winter sports such as soccer, netball, rubgy league, hockey and even snow sports, during the cooler months. These sports can certainly help players stay fit and retain endurance for the coming Summer cricket season, however they don’t assist with cricket technique, correcting of errors and building the strength required specifically for cricket. This is where off-season cricket coaching provides inexplicable value to prepare players mentally and physically for this enduring sport.
Our off-season private cricket coaching clinics are suitable for both boys and girls aged 5-17.
Prepare for a successful Summer cricket season
Autumn is a great time for cricket players to work on their technique in preparation for the coming season, correct errors that may have developed over winter and build on strengths without the pressure of weekly competition. The weather is also getting warmer making practicing more pleasant than in the depths of winter.
Learn and refine new techniques without the pressure of a team environment
During the season, players are focused on playing in a team and trying to perform to the best of their ability in a competitive environment. The off season enables you to try, refine and build on new techniques. It also helps build confidence without the pressure of disappointing the team.
Time spent developing skills & technique in batting, bowling & fielding form the foundation for a more successful cricket season.
Enhance the skills required for batting, bowling, fielding and wicket keeping
Off season cricket coaching & training reinforces the correct motor patterns which leads to muscle memory resulting in better decision making in game situations. By motor skills, I mean the finely coordinated muscle movements required in batting, bowling, fielding and wicket keeping. The development of muscle memory occurs when correct techniques are practised time and time again so there is less reliance on thinking about how to execute the skill as it can be completed with little or no conscious effort.
Expert private coaching and feedback before the season commences hones your skills and prepares you well for success for the coming season.
You are also improving your skill set when many of your peers are concentrating on other sports. Starting your cricket training now means you are preparing for the game and learning new skills with the goal of giving you an edge over other players and, ultimately, the competition!
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** Private Cricket Coaching Special Offer **
10 sessions for $700. Save $100!
I am extending a special offer to past students and their friends by offering 10 private cricket coaching sessions for only $700. A saving of $100.
With a coach to player ratio of 1:2 these sessions give young players the attention required to enhance technique in all areas of the sport including batting, bowling, wicket keeping and fielding.
The benefits of our private cricket coaching programs :
- Enhance technique development in batting, bowling, wicket keeping and fielding
- Specific batting, bowling and fielding drills, along with skills practices designed to cater for each individual player
- Individual error detection and correction
- Ball machine coaching
- Video analysis
- An individual report on his/her progress
- Coach to Player ratio of 1:2
- Suitable for boys and girls
- 1 hour lessons
More off-season cricket coaching services
Our next school holiday cricket programs will be run during the September – October 2018 holidays.
Our school holiday cricket clinics are a great opportunity for your children to have fun, learn new skills and develop game awareness. All clinics encourage children to challenge themselves and make new friends in a safe and inclusive environment. Parents can relax knowing your children are well supervised, learning and active under the control of highly experienced teachers and accredited coaches. Coaching clinic activities are designed by myself to assist children to learn the correct techniques, have fun and engage actively with other children. Clinics are open to girls and boys 5 to 16 Years. More information about school holiday cricket clinics »
Cricket for girls and women is the fastest growing area of Australian Cricket with females making up 25% of cricket participants. Cricket is a safe, non-contact team sport. Inspired by Australia’s World Champion team, “The Southern Stars”, girls and women of all ages are getting involved in cricket. Geoff Spotswood is a Level 3 cricket coach and current PDHPE teacher and Head of Department and has years of experience working in both public and private schools and co-ed and single sex systems. Geoff is sensitive to the differences in boys and girls learning styles having coached and taught different sporting skills to both sexes. Geoff has also been a volunteer coach of his own daughters’ sporting teams. Geoff provides a wide variety of customised programs for girls providing competitive and social benefits while maintaining a high adherence to the Spirit of the Game. Every coaching session is based around having fun whilst developing and building skills and attributes such as confidence, team work, leadership whilst achieving personal bests. More information about cricket coaching for girls »
As an expert coach and high school teacher, Geoff Spotswood conducts cricket training seminars and courses for coaches and teachers. Seminars are catered to your requirements and include professional learning and in services for teachers. Cricket coaching consultation and training courses »
Our cricket and sports themed kids birthday parties are very popular and cater for individual needs. Many children request our parties year on year. Our accredited, friendly cricket and sports coaches come to your home or venue (field, playground, etc) bringing with them all the equipment required for kids to participate in active games with their friends. More information about our cricket and sports themed birthday parties »
More information about our Sydney private cricket coaching clinics.
Geoff Spotswood is an expert cricket coach (Level 3) and leading educator who coaches all cricketers from young beginners to adult players. He is also one of the few sportsmen who have played first grade cricket and rugby league.
The cricket coaching programs Geoff conducts are well respected and highly regarded. Many current Cricket NSW and Australian representatives have been guided and mentored by Geoff including Steve and Mark Waugh. Geoff uses his unique cricket coaching program which has assisted experienced players from Australia and overseas to develop their game.
Geoff also runs school holiday cricket clinics in locations throughout Sydney where young cricketers can learn and develop their skills in a safe and friendly environment. Additionally, Geoff’s accredited and friendly coaches can organise fun filled cricket and sport themed games at your child’s birthday party and bring all the equipment needed.