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ECB Foundation 1 Coach

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

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 I Coach will be qualified to lead coaching sessions independently and without supervision.

Content

  • Role of an ECB Foundation I Coach
  • What does coaching look like?
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  • 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 or 2 face-to-face days lasting 6 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
  • PVG membership

For more information

Contact Cricket Scotland’s Workforce Development Manager David Bordes at davidbordes@cricketscotland.com