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Making cricket possible for everyone 

WHO CREATED THE RESOURCE?

The MPPP was designed by ex-professional Kent cricketer Charlie Hartley who has 4 and a half years experience in professional cricket and is an ECB level 2 qualified coach. Charlie has spent time coaching in India, Australia, South Africa, Tanzania and New Zealand. Passing on his professional knowledge is key to breaking down boundaries in sport.

 

WHY WAS THE RESOURCE CREATED?

The resource was created to give everyone the opportunity to learn cricket. It is well documented that not all children get the opportunity to learn the sport and in many cases there are not enough coaches to teach the children the basics of cricket. The resource is here to make it possible, we have created an affordable coaching resource that gives anyone the tools to teach the basics of cricket. The "gold" package provides your country with a modern online and offline coaching resource to aid the development of cricket nationwide.

WHAT’S IN THE RESOURCE?

The resource covers the basics of batting bowling and fielding, providing children with all the skills they need to know to join a local club and enjoy cricket. The resource covers 16 different skills to learn in batting, bowling and fielding with 50 different drills and 26 skill related games. Throughout the booklet there are helpful diagrams that aid the delivery of the cricket sessions. 

Coaching resource (190 PAGES)

• Lesson structure
• 8 Warmups games
• 25 Batting drills
• 16 Bowling drills
• 9 Fielding drills
• 10 Batting games
• 9 Bowling games
• 7 Fielding games

SKILLS BOOKLET (145 PAGES)

• 25 Batting drills
• 16 Bowling drills
• 9 Fielding drills
• General cricket information

Silver

To fully customise the resources in your native language and with your branding throughout the booklet. ​

We will then price up the cost to print your quantity of booklets in the UK and have them shipped or source a printer in your country. 

The finished product will save you time, money and most importantly provide you with a product ready to pass on to any parent, volunteer or teacher to allow them to coach cricket. The fully customised skills book will also give the children some guidance when they want to practice in their own time and improve their game.  

With this physical cricket resource you will make sure no child is unable to play cricket because of their socioeconomic background. We believe its important for everyone to have the opportunity to learn cricket and not just the rich who have access to expensive tech. 

Gold

To fly over to your country and execute the filming of 84 individual coaching drills, skills, warm up games and home challenges with your native speaking coaches to make the booklet an online and offline resource for the children of your country.

Upon return to the UK the video content will then be edited, stored online and linked in the booklets using a QR code, with a click of a button any parent, teacher or volunteer will be able to coach 100’s of individual unique cricket sessions.

We will provide you with all the links to the videos so you can view them anytime online.
All to be fully customised with your countries branding, contact information and advertising.

The Gold package will provide your country with the perfect online and offline resource for thousands of children, parents and teachers to enjoy instantly. 

CONTENTS

 

COACHING RESOURCE

How to use this programme

Home challenges

Warm ups

Mountains and Valleys
Hand hockey
Cone touch with call-outs Pairs call-outs to catch the ball 0’s and X’s

Endzone tag Hand tennis Caterpillar catch

Batting skills

Bat pick up & grip pick up drill

practice swing Stance and balance

Hopping over cones/ hurdles
Hit balls off three cones showing movement to mid off, straight and mid on.
Spin and hit facing the wrong way.
Back foot lift shots- progress to foot on chair

Straight drive swing
Practice swing through stumps Swing against a wall one handed Getting the ball to return to a similar point

Improving top hand / high elbow Release bottom hand wall swings One handed drills
basics - One hand shot from a cone with scoring areas

medium - One hand shot from drop feed with scoring areas advanced - One handed shots from underarm feeds with scoring areas

Head to the ball.
Cone drills starting in the position of head over the ball.

Dropping shoulder towards the ball which helps head go over the ball
Back foot lift shots - progress to foot on chair

3 cone take off drill
a) Take off
b) Stepping into take off c) Walk through
Follow through cones

Bowling games

LPS stump hit
LPS Line
LPS Length
MPW- Stump hit
MPW - Line accuracy MPW - Length accuracy Target practice

Knock em down- Bowling Continuous cricket

Fielding skills

Throwing
Throw in pairs focusing on high take away - extend both arms Pairs aiming at a cone
Hit a target on the wall (soft ball)

Catching
Ball catch against wall in pairs Left and right hand in pairs One hand opposite side catch with shoulder rotation - low medium and high reaction catches

Pick up
Attacking the ball one handed Long barrier
Attacking the ball two handed

Fielding games
Cone / object hits
Knock ‘em down- fielding
Tug of war -fielding
Cone tap back to catch
King of the castle
Mat diving catches
(subject to a safe diving mat) Deflection off a wall

Basic rules Equipment
Pitch information Contact details

Pull shot
Pairs high hands slapping tennis balls (pull)
With bat hitting into a net / wall

Cut shot
Pairs high hands slapping tennis balls (cut)
With bat hitting into a net / wall

Sweep shot
Pairs hand sweep Cone drills sweep Drop feed sweep

Batting Games

Yes No Maybe
Knocking
Keep it up around cones Jack in the box
Spin Survival
Bat swing drill
Hit the gaps
Quick cricket
Cone hit and collect Accuracy challenge

Bowling skills

Grip seam
Flicking the ball in hand (seam) Wrist control, in pairs, practice throwing the ball to one another start with the ball at your ear

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Grip leg spin
Flicking the ball in hand (leg spin) Maximum spin (leg spin)

Grip off spin
Flicking the ball in hand (off spin) Maximum spin (off spin)

Front arm follow through See-saw both arms Full action line drill Line drill by wall

Cones for follow through take off and run up Stay tall

SKILLS BOOKLET

Home challenges Batting skills

Bat pick up & grip pick up drill

practice swing Stance and balance

Hopping over cones/ hurdles
Hit balls off three cones showing movement to mid off, straight and mid on.
Spin and hit facing the wrong way.
Back foot lift shots- progress to foot on chair

Straight drive swing
Practice swing through stumps Swing against a wall one handed Getting the ball to return to a similar point

Improving top hand / high elbow Release bottom hand wall swings One handed drills
basics - One hand shot from a cone with scoring areas

medium - One hand shot from drop feed with scoring areas advanced - One handed shots from underarm feeds with scoring areas

Head to the ball.
Cone drills starting in the position of head over the ball.
Dropping shoulder towards the ball which helps head go over the ball
Back foot lift shots - progress to foot on chair

Pull shot
Pairs high hands slapping tennis balls (pull)
With bat hitting into a net / wall

Cut shot
Pairs high hands slapping tennis

balls (cut)

With bat hitting into a net / wall Sweep shot

Pairs hand sweep Cone drills sweep Drop feed sweep

Bowling skills

Grip seam
Flicking the ball in hand (seam) Wrist control, in pairs, practice throwing the ball to one another - start with the ball at your ear

Grip leg spin
Flicking the ball in hand (leg spin) Maximum spin (leg spin)

Grip off spin
Flicking the ball in hand (off spin) Maximum spin (off spin)

Front arm follow through See-saw both arms Full action line drill Line drill by wall

Cones for follow through take off and run up Stay tall
3 cone take off drill

a) Take off
b) Stepping into take off c) Walk through
Follow through cones

Fielding skills

Throwing
Throw in pairs focusing on high take away - extend both arms Pairs aiming at a cone
Hit a target on the wall (soft ball)

Catching
Ball catch against wall in pairs Left and right hand in pairs One hand opposite side catch with shoulder rotation - low medium and high reaction catches

Pick up
Attacking the ball one handed Long barrier
Attacking the ball two handed

Fielding games