EbookCricket is truly a global game—more than 100 cricket-playing countries are recognized by the International Cricket Council. That is more than double the number of participating countries of 15 years ago. Written by renowned cricket expert Ian Pont, Coaching Youth Cricket takes this popular global game and enables coaches at all levels to develop young cricketers and help them foster a lifelong passion for the game.
Coaching Youth Cricket features explanations, photos, and illustrations depicting the various drills and skills of cricket, including fielding, bowling, and batting. Also included are chapters devoted to helping coaches communicate with players, understanding rules and equipment, keeping practices fun and motivating, ensuring safety, and teaching cricket skills.
The long-standing Coaching Youth Sport series has helped hundreds of thousands of coaches lead their teams to success. This new entry in the series is an ideal resource for cricket coaches at all levels.
Table of ContentsChapter 1. You, a Youth Cricket Coach?
Chapter 2. Communicating as a Coach
Chapter 3. Understanding Rules and Equipment
Chapter 4. Providing for Players’ Safety
Chapter 5. Making Practices Fun and Practical
Chapter 6. Teaching and Shaping Skills
Chapter 7. Coaching Fielding
Chapter 8. Coaching Bowling
Chapter 9. Coaching Batting
Chapter 10. Coaching on Match Day
Chapter 11. Developing Season and Practice Plans