HOW TO COACH

Just starting out!

So you’ve just passed your Level 2? Well done! But the journey has just begun….

Coaching techniques

In coaching, we have to show flexibility in our approach and mindset. Children vary in ages, abilities and motives for playing the game. With possibly 1 hour a week with each group, time is precious!

Here are some tips on how to not only do the right things, but make them as effective as you possible can!

Coaching disciplines

BATTING

BOWLING

FIELDING

GENERAL

Coaching dilemmas

Coaching is hardly ever “black and white”. You are usually torn between 2 (or more!) different options. 

This sections discusses certain dilemmas you WILL face. The merits of each side of the argument, and how to strike a balance! Can you have the best of both worlds?

Coaching struggles

Coaching is rewarding….but hard!! I have tried to be honest, and share some of the most difficult aspects of the job.

How can a coach mentally prepare for the downs, the repetitiveness and the tiredness?!

 

Activites & Ideas

It is good to have a large list of games and drills up your sleeve – that cater for different abilities and learning styles. Here are some of my favorite and most-used activities.

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