Foundation Coach Courses

ECB Foundation Coach Courses

 

Coaching is an enormously rewarding, challenging and crucial role in cricket.

ECB Foundation Coach is a new coach development programme and qualification that has been created to help more people take their first steps into coaching cricket.

A blend of e-learning and face-to-face modules led by ECB Coach Developers will explore what coaching looks like, the impact you can have as an ECB Foundation Coach, the skills you can help players to develop and how you can learn from your experiences.

By committing yourself to this programme and becoming a qualified coach you will become an important part of the ECB’s coaching family that works together to help players improve, have fun, be safe and learn at every stage of their development.

Programme outcomes

This programme has been designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to coach cricket sessions that are active, purposeful, enjoyable and safe.

An ECB Foundation Coach will be qualified to lead coaching sessions independently and without supervision.

It is now the entry level qualification required to coach cricket.

Content

  • Role of an ECB Foundation Coach
  • What does coaching look like?
  • icoachcricket
  • Coaching fielding, bowling and batting
  • Foundation principles – fielding, bowling and batting
  • The coaching tools
  • Purposeful sessions
  • Active sessions
  • Safe sessions
  • Enjoyable sessions
  • Differentiation

Who is it for?

Anyone aged 17 and over wishing to become qualified to coach cricket, inspire players and make a difference to the game.

Commitment

  • 4 face-to-face modules lasting 3 hours each
  • 7 bitesize e-learning modules lasting 10-15 minutes each
  • 3 observed coaching opportunities during face-to-face modules and an online multiple choice questionnaire
  • £150.00

Pre-requisites for certification

  • 18 years of age
  • Valid safeguarding training e.g. Safeguarding Young Cricketers
  • ECB DBS

Is this course right for me?

Check out the document HERE to see which coaching course meets your needs.

Upcoming ECB Foundation Coach programmes

Foundation Coach – 

Venue: Tibshelf School

Dates: 26th November & 3rd December

Times: 11.00am-6.00pm

Booking Link: https://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/p9qxkb

Foundation Coach –

Venue: Aldecar School

Dates: 11th and 18th March

Times: 9.00am-4:00pm

Booking Link: https://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/09q5q0/

Foundation Coach (Female Only)-

Venue: Matlock Cricket Club

Dates: 5th, 12th, 19th June and 26th June

Times: 6.00pm-9:00pm

Booking Link: Coming soon!

Foundation Coach –

Venue: Kirk Hallam

Dates: 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th June

Times: 6.00pm-9:00pm

Booking Link: Coming Soon!

Foundation Coach –

Venue: Chapel En Le Frith

Dates: 23rd and 30th April

Times: 9.00am-4:00pm

Booking Link: https://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/59qb1j/

For more info on course, contact coachdevelopment@dcfcricket.com

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