ECB Core Coach Course

Autumn Schedule is NOW LIVE for Booking

Who is it for ?

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.

Which Course is right for me ? Download
Please read before booking onto the Core Coach Course.

If there are currently no courses available for booking, please feel free to fill our expression of interest form and we will be able to contact you direct as soon as new courses are launched. CLICK HERE

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 :

NORTH Ian Martin [email protected] 07501 392199
SOUTH EAST Mark Dixon [email protected] 07999 520881
SOUTH WEST Steve Davies [email protected] 07584 518069


Commitment :
6 x Online Modules (plus Multiple Choice, SYC and DBS)
4 x Day Face to Face (including 2 x Assessments)
Cost £300.

https://www.ecb.co.uk/be-involved/coaching/coaching-courses/core-coach

 

 

2022 Schedule

EAST

October 9th / 16th / 30th and November 6th - Cowbridge - Book Here

WEST

November 19th / 26th /  December 10th and 17th - Carmarthen - Book Here

2023
February 18th / March 3rd / 25th and April 1st - Llandarcy - Book Here

NORTH

October 1st / 2nd / 15th and 16th - Mid Wales - Book Here
November 12th / 19th / January 14th and 21st - Menai Bridge - 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.

Content

  • Role of an ECB Core Coach
  • icoachcricket
  • 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
  • Safety
  • Differentiation

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.

Commitment 

  • £300.00
  • 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

You must:

Have valid safeguarding training e.g. Safeguarding Young Cricketers

Have valid ECB DBS

Be at least 18 years of age

 

FUNDING

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

 

 

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