Anyone aged 17 and over wishing to become qualified to coach cricket. This programme has been designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to lead player-centred coaching sessions. An ECB Core Coach will be qualified to lead coaching sessions independently and without supervision (including nets). This course is the next step on the coaching pathway above Foundation I. The course is aimed at experienced players / developing coaches that wish to offer more advanced coaching to players. Candidates that are interested in booking a place on this course will need to demonstrate they have suitable experience in the game / coaching.
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Please read before booking onto the Core Coach Course.
If you are not ready for this level please consider the following courses :
ECB Support Coach
ECB Foundation I Coach
Please contact your local area course administrator prior to booking onto the Core Coach course :
Cowbridge - Feb 6th / 13th / 20th and 27th, 2022 - Book Here
Newport - March 5th / 12th / 19th and 26th, 2022 - Book Here
Ebbw Vale - April 3rd / 10th / 16th and 24th, 2022 - Book Here
Llandarcy - March 6th / 13th / 20th and April 3rd, 2022 - Book Here
Narbeth / Neyland - March 13th / 20th (Narbeth), April 3rd / 10th (Neyland), 2022 - Book Here
Denbigh - Jan 22nd / 29th / Feb 5th and 12th, 2022 - Book Here
About the programme
This programme has been designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to lead player-centred coaching sessions.
An ECB Core Coach will be qualified to lead coaching sessions independently and without supervision.
- Role of an ECB Core Coach
- Player-centred planning process
- Player development
- Core principles – batting, bowling (pace and spin), fielding and wicketkeeping
- Tactical, physical and mental skills
- Coaching tools
- Practice types
Who is it for?
Anyone aged 17 and over wishing to become qualified to coach cricket, inspire and develop players and make a difference to the game.
- 8 face-to-face modules lasting 3 hours each including 2 observed coaching opportunities
- 6 bitesize e-learning modules lasting 15-20 minutes each
- Multiple choice question assessment
Pre-requisites for certification
Have valid safeguarding training e.g. Safeguarding Young Cricketers
Have valid ECB DBS
Be at least 18 years of age
Entry Level Coaching courses are usually supported by the BE ACTIVE WALES (Progress Grants) scheme if applied for via your Cricket Club, before the course takes place. Please contact a colleague as shown above for help.
Course enrolment is now only via online link. You will be given a choice of paying immediately or off-line payment. If the Club is paying, they will be invoiced prior to start of course