Category Archives: Cricket Academy

GKC launches academy in India

GKC India

Our recent launch of another academy in Pune, India is such an exciting opportunity for GKC as well as aspiring and upcoming Indian cricketers. With Gary winning the 2011 World Cup it was inevitable that India would become a base for GKC said Head coach for GKC India, Ryan van Niekerk He commented: “GKC is […]

Gary Kirsten Cricket partners with Fairtree Capital

Fairtree Capital

Gary Kirsten Cricket is excited to announce its partnership with leading African investment manager, Fairtree Capital (www.fairtree.com) “It is a tremendous honour and a privilege to partner with Gary Kirsten Cricket. We are very proud to be associated with Gary and his team’s as their commitment to the values of integrity, excellence and growth in […]

GKC partner with Fairmont High School

Fairmont high school

Gary Kirsten Cricket launched private coaching at Fairmont High School last week during the high school’s open days. While parents and pupils had a tour of the school, Fairmont Cricket and GKC held coaching drills and stations, showcasing the quality of structures and coaching that can be expected by pupils wanting to join next year. […]

GKC soldiers on amidst drought

The devastating drought in Cape Town has wreaked havoc across the city with the Western Province Cricket Association recently suspending all club and school matches. While the wait for rain continues, Gary Kirsten Cricket is determined to use the dry months fruitfully. “This is the ideal time to capitalize on private coaching,” GKC Coaching Director, […]

Guest Coaches Join GKC HPA

Cricket ball

The 2017/2018 Gary Kirsten Cricket High Performance Academy has got underway after a well deserved break over the festive season. Cricketers from around the world have descended on Cape Town for the programme which is designed to prepare athletes for the first-class game. The four-month long programme is run by Gary Kirsten as well as […]

GKC Begins work in Abu Dhabi

The 2017 GKC Coaching assignment in Abu Dhabi has got off to an exhilarating start. Coaches Ed Kilbee, Oscar Nauhaus have settled in well at their base at the state of the art Zayed Cricket Academy. The project is part of GKC’s drive to grow the game around the world and establish an international footprint. […]

GKC continues sterling work in Mauritius

GKC Coaches Sivuyile Mfunelwa and Brad Moses recently returned from a three month assignment in Mauritius. The sport is starting to take off on the island with GKC visiting for a second year in a row. The pair were based at the Northfields Cricket Club and coached players between the ages of 7 and 17. […]

Coaches Corner – The “Game” is in the balance

Upon attending a conference recently, I was exposed to a concept called “Constraints-led” training. Although it seems like complicated language, this method would be familiar to all coaches in varying degrees. A “constraints led” approach is a coaching methodology based on the principles of non-linear learning. Through the manipulation of certain “constraints” (task, player or […]

Gary Kirsten celebrates 50th birthday by launching Dynamic Online Leadership Course

Gary Kirsten who celebrates a milestone birthday of 50 today (23 November 2017) has launched his online Udemy course entitled: Leadership and Coaching in Cricket by Gary Kirsten. This groundbreaking programme which targets cricket lovers, coaches, parents, human resource managers and leadership practitioners is now available for public consumption on the www.garykirsten.com website. Kirsten has […]

Destination Abu Dhabi: GKC set for Winter Assignment

Abu Dhabi

Growing and expanding the game across the globe is a major goal for Gary Kirsten Cricket. The world renowned coaching business based in Cape Town, South Africa has grown exponentially over the years. Under the tutelage of ICC World Cup winning coach, Gary Kirsten the business has established itself locally and successfully spread its wings […]