Cricket Wales recognises that Coach Education plays a pivotal role in the overall development of cricket within the country and will run various courses throughout the winter months of 2012/13 to expand andimprove its existing coaching base:
Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Cricket
ECB Coaching Assistant
These courses (12 hours + assessment) will help you to assist more qualified coaches, delivering aspects of coaching sessions, normally under direct supervision.
This may include running warm ups / cool downs, small sided games and small group work. The target audience for this course is:
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- Parents helping out at club junior sections
- Volunteers working in club junior sections
- Adults assisting club coaches on club junior practice nights
Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Cricket
The role of the ECB Coach Award holder is to be able to “Prepare for, deliver and review coachingsessions”. This course (24 hours + 6 sessions of supervised coaching + assessment) will help you tobe able to:
- Introduce and develop the game of cricket to people of all ages in an enjoyable way
- Develop FUNdaMENTAL movement skills
- Develop and improve players (as people as well as cricketers) particularly at FUNdaMENTAL and Learning to Train stages of the LTAD model
- Develop your coaching skills, knowledge and qualities
The target audience for this course is people who have gained the Level 1 Certificate in CoachingCricket and have previous experience of playing / coaching cricket.
Both courses will require attendance or evidence of attendance on a Good Practice Child Protection course and a minimum 3 hour First aid course as well as the enhanced CRB check.
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Level 2 Course Dates 2012 to 2013.docx
ECB Coach Development Workshops
In addition to the Coach Qualification Courses, Cricket Wales will be running Coach Development Workshops for those already qualified coaches who wish to develop their own coaching skills and knowledge possibly prepare for the ECB Club Coach Award or even the Level 3 Award. These workshops will be approx. 3 hours in duration and are non-assessed.
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ECB Coach Dev. Workshop Dates - 2012 to 2013.docx
ECB Club Coach Assessment
The ECB Club Coach qualification is designed for coaches working in club and school environments who will have access to and responsibility for developing individual talented players in addition to their other coaching roles - applicants MUST hold all 6 ECB Coach Development Workshop Attendance Certificates AND be able to EVIDENCE your CRB, First-Aid and Safeguarding Children Certificates ( all NO MORE than 3 years old on applying). The qualification is also mandatory for coaches who wish to take the UKCC3 Course, as way of preparation.
Coaches will be assessed on their ability to:
- Observe and analyse talented players through video analysis.
- How well they are able to work with a small group of players on tactical and technical development in a net situation
Please contact your local Cricket Development Officer (see KEY STAFF Link in ABOUT US Section of this Website) to discuss furtherWALES COACH WORKSHOPS
Cricket Wales has spent part of the Summer of 2012 planning 4 New Workshops aimed at providing practical coaching advice and knowledge to qualified cricket coaches in Wales at all levels. The Workshops planned for Autumn/Winter 2012 to 2013 are:
BATTING - Tutor: John Derrick
BOWLING - Tutors: Steve Watkin (Pace)/Barry Lloyd (Spin)
WICKETKEEPING - Tutor: Adrian Shaw
FIELDING - Tutor: John Derrick
We are lucky in Wales to be able draw upon the above four tutors all of whom have great experience in the First-Class game and at junior coaching levels - the Workshops (3 hours each in duration) will provide invaluable technical and tactical tips on coaching at all junior levels and attendees will leave with a useful Resource Document and a Cricket Wales Attendance Certificate. Please see below for Workshops in your area!
To apply for any of the above-named courses in Wales, please contact the relevant Course Administrator named on the Courses Dates Lists (see above links) and they will send you the relevant Course Application Form - see link below for contacts details:
UK IMPORTANT CANDIDATE INFORMATION
There are six policy statements that candidates for course should be aware of. They are listed below and are all available as downloads:
Some useful Links: