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ECB Advanced Coach

Players need coaches with expertise, support and passion at every stage of their development. At all levels of the game coaches can make a difference to a player’s experience and help them enhance their performance.

The challenge for all coaches is to learn as they develop, just as players do. Therefore, we have developed a programme that will help you challenge your current coaching practice and further your knowledge and understanding in a variety of areas.

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Programme outcomes

This programme has been designed to build on your experiences and give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to help players improve their game as well as developing a wide area of expertise when coaching individuals, units and teams.

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Content

This course will comprise of the following content:

  • Batting
  • Seam bowling
  • Spin bowling
  • Fielding
  • Wicketkeeping
  • Captaincy
  • Psychology and decision making
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Biomechanics
  • Communication and leadership
  • Talent identification
  • Skill development
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Who is it for?

For coaches working with players and teams all across playing environments that hold an ECB level 2 qualification or equivalent.

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Commitment

  • Attendance at a selection day after shortlisting
  • 8 face-to-days split between 3 modules held over a 3 month period
  • Individual and group coaching with players in own environment linked to applied activities such as planning and reflecting
  • Attendance at an assessment centre
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Pre-requisites for certification

  • Emergency aid certificate
  • Safeguarding certificate
  • ECB Disclosure and Barring Service check

How to apply

Details of our upcoming programmes can be found below.

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Derby

Module 1: 8th, 9th and 10th January 2020, Derbyshire CCC - Module 2: 17th and 18th March 2020, Derbyshire CCC - Module 3: 22nd, 23rd and 24th April 2020, Derbyshire CCC - Applications deadline: 9am on 8th November 2019 - A selection day for this programme will take place on Thursday 21st November at Derbyshire CCC from 9am to 2pm.

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Millfield and Exeter

Module 1: 29th, 30th and 31st January 2020, Millfield School Module 2: 4th, 5th and 6th March 2020, Exeter Module 3: 2nd and 3rd April 2020, Exeter Applications deadline: 9am on 6th December 2019 A selection day for this programme will take place in Exeter in January 2020. Date and venue TBC.

Contact us

If you have any queries please email coachdevelopment@ecb.co.uk

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