Coaching

Coaches Corner: Second Edition

Case Study: Mind Games I recently spoke with a parent who was finding that his child was extremely anxious when going out to bat. The product of this was that every time Toby batted he was trying to score a boundary off every ball he faced which had resulted in...

Wellington Winners at NZC Awards

Cricket Wellington and it’s members were honoured at the 2015/16 New Zealand Cricket Community Cricket Awards.   Secondary School Boys’ First XI Cup Player of the Tournament Rachin Ravindra – Hutt International Boys School & Hutt District CC Rachin Ravindra had an impressive Secondary School Boys’ First XI Cup finals tournament in...

The Art of Coaching: Tip One

Champions are made long before the lights and the crowds and the trophies. Everyone is motivated during a big game, but real champions are competitors in practice and in play. They have the will to compete, to train, and to prepare weeks and months before the big match is even...

Mums Coaching in the Community

Junior Cricket Upper Hutt have just held their first Intermediate SuperStar cricket day at St. Pats Silverstream with three schools involved; Ferguson Int, Maidstone Int & HIBS. Ferguson Intermediate were the star attendees on the day with teams entered into both the boys and girls competition. Although the only school to...

KiwiSport Funding to Boost Upper Hutt Cricket

Sport Wellington has combined forces with Cricket Wellington through the KiwiSport Regional Partnership Fund to provide a major boost to girls cricket within the region. The successful funding application has enabled Cricket Wellington to employ a part time Female Cricket Development Officer (FCDO) for the 2015/16 season. Focusing solely on the Upper...

Ivan Tissera named as New Zealand Womens A Coach

New Zealand Cricket have named Ivan Tissera as Head Coach of the New Zealand Womens A side for it’s upcoming fixtures in October/November 2015. Ivan is an extremely well known and respected coach throughout both Wellington and New Zealand. As well as heading the Wellington School of Cricket, Ivan has been the...

Free Getting Started In Coaching Courses

Sport Wellington is delivering exciting courses for beginner coaches!! What is Getting Started in Coaching? The Getting Started in Coaching course is a generic entry level course that is designed and targeted at anyone with an interest in coaching. The course covers the basics of coaching and gives people an...

Mentoring Opportunities for Coaches

Cricket Wellington are seeking energetic coaches to be involved with the Kilbirnie Sports Girls Winter Academies through August and early September. Both new and experienced coaches are encouraged to get involved with the innovative programmes, with age groups to suit all levels of coaches. Throughout the year there are plenty...