Local cricket course for coaches and helpers

14 02 2008

An ICC Introduction to Cricket course is to be held on Sunday, 30th March at Dalbeattie Sports Centre for the D&G region. The course will be delivered by Cricket Scotland.

The club are keen to encourage participants from the club to attend. The course details and aims are provided below. So if you have had limited instruction in cricket coaching or cricket and help out with the club’s junior cricket and coaching or would like to this season then please sign-up.

The club intend to cover the cost of the course for those from Dumfries CC. So if you are interested then contact Trefor Williams at the club. Places will be limited so please sign-up early.

ICC Introduction to Cricket Coaching Course
Dalbeattie Sports Centre Sun 30 Mar ‘08 10am-4pm

Candidates must be 16 years or over.

Candidates should come appropriately dressed for practical sessions

Course aimed at providing participants with a basic understanding of the game of cricket, a basic education in three important components of the game; playing/coaching, umpiring, scoring and the skills and resources to conduct/assist a cricket session with children in a safe and enjoyable environment.

The target market for the course is predominantly teachers, tertiary education students, parents and youth workers with little or no understanding of cricket. Also current players and cricket interested people, with little or no coaching, umpiring or scoring experience. This course can provide a basis for candidates to progress to ECB UKCC Level1 Coaching Award in Cricket.  

Iain M. Stewart
Cricket Scotland – West Club Development Manager.
t: 07825172346



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