The much-anticipated 2nd book from Ian Pont, Coaching Youth Cricket is a fantastic NEW guide for any level of coach on how to teach the correct cricket skills the right way.
Coaching Youth Cricket is recommended reading for any level of coach, parent and manager of youth players and teams. It clearly lays out all the skills you need to be a success in coaching, plus walks you through a step-by-step guide on dealing with parents, what drills to use in coaching and developing a winning formula. It contains bowling, batting, fielding and wicket-keeping skills you need to coach, as well as game-based drills to have your players improving fast.
Coaching Youth Cricket also comes with a forward from current England Head Coach, Andy Flower, who has worked alongside the author and understands what it takes to be an exceptional communicator.
In this book you’ll find everything you need to know such as:
- Stepping into coaching
- Communicating as a coach
- Understanding rules and equipment
- Providing for player’s safety
- Teaching and shaping match skills
- Coaching on match day
- Developing season and practice plans
- How to coach fielding
- How to coach bowling
- How to coach batting
- 15 game based drills
- Related check lists and forms
- Cricket terminology
Coaching Youth Cricket contains a jam-packed 224 pages of information, 40 illustrations, 80 photographs and games to get you coaching right away. For the more seasoned coach, Coaching Youth Cricket offers an insight into some fresh ideas from one of the world’s leading cricket coaches on how to develop young talent.
Also included are skill drills from Tacklesport, the world-leading sports coaching and teaching software company. Coaching Youth Cricket offers an ‘at-your-fingertips’ guide to setting up the best learning environment possible.