Coaching Resources


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The Path to Achieving Greatness

This article covers some of the areas which help to create greatness. It also has a brief introduction to the Constraints Led Approach to coaching.

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Blank Coaching Session Plan Format

A blank coaching plan for coaches to use as a template for your coaching session plans.



10 Basic Session Plans and 20 Fielding Exercises

10 basic sesison plans, which come with two fielding exercises with each session.

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Coaching Practice Plans 

This coaching resource is designed to assist coaches to formulate a coaching plan and compile practice plans that will improve the quality of their coaching programmes. 

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Modified Games

This coaching resource provides an outline of how to play 15 different versions of the game which can be adopted and used by schools and clubs either to play at training or in modified competitions.

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Teaching Games for Understanding

A brief summary of a games-based approach to coaching called Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) that is used successfully by such coaches as Wayne Smith. 

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Cricket: Game Understanding

This coaching resource is aimed at secondary school cricketers and provides coaches with an exciting range of modules that can be integrated into their coaching plans. They have been designed to develop young players' mental and tactical skills, and their capacity to understand and contribute to the game in terms of competent scoring and umpiring. Each module has a clear purpose, contains detailed information for coaches on how to organise the module, and a series of practical, interactive activities/tasks/scenarios to encourage players to 'learn by doing'.

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Coaching Structure

This resource concentrates on developing effective coaching structures in secondary schools. It is designed to help teachers and/or parents access coach education and to assist schools' structure their programmes to maximise the use of their coaching personnel.

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The Player Umpires Companion

This book is the definitive guide to all things Umpiring.

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Teaching Games for Understanding Resource

The Definitive guide to all things TGFU.  An essential part of any coaches resources

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