Category Archives: Gary Kirsten Cricket

GKC holiday clinics continue to inspire

Gary Kirsten Cricket’s popular holiday clinics once again attracted great interest during the month of July. Clinics were held in Hermanus and Century City, players were put through their paces ahead of the third school term. “Once again we had a great turnout. The clinics are growing well in those areas,” GKC Director of Coaching, Ryan Van Niekerk […]

Dealing with high pressure situations

Gary Kirsten

Being able to deal with pressure is a vital attribute of any cricketer’s game. It is an element which is focused heavily on at Gary Kirsten Cricket in all our coaching programmes. “One of the key things to ask yourself is, have you done the work under that pressure. That pressure is often really difficult […]

Kirsten begins work ahead of BBL debut

Gary Kirsten

Gary Kirsten is busy preparing for his maiden coaching stint in Australia’s Big Bash League. The 49-year-old who signed a two-year contract with the Hobart Hurricanes earlier in the year travelled to Tasmania recently to start work ahead of the 2017/18 tournament which gets underway in December. The Hurricanes endured a disappointing campaign last season […]

Gary Kirsten Cricket coaches Amsterdam bound

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Gary Kirsten Cricket (GKC) is all set for another High Performance roadshow in the Netherlands later this month. The project is a continuation from last year’s visit where the team worked with up and coming Dutch players. Kirsten will accompany GKC Coaching Director, Ryan Van Niekerk and Head Coach Ryan Cook for the one week long […]

Sensational Steyn ready for world stage

Andrie Steyn

Andrie Steyn is looking forward to making her tournament debut at the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup which gets underway in England and Wales next month. The 20-year-old opening batter announced her arrival on the international scene at the recently concluded Quadrangular Series which also involved Ireland, Zimbabwe and heavyweights India. Steyn who worked extensively […]

Big turnout for exciting holiday clinics

School Holiday Clinics

Gary Kirsten Cricket’s 2017 Holiday Clinics have enjoyed tremendous support since the first school vacation of the year got underway last week. Over 60 enthusiastic youngsters attended clinics hosted at Century City, Rondebosch High and Curro Hermanus School. The cricket season may be coming to an end but this gave the GKC coaches a chance […]

Injured or hurt?

There there are few more “touchy” subjects among coaches than dealing with an “injured” or “hurt” player. In professional environments a Head Coach may have a group of trusted advisors – be that Biokineticists, Physiotherapists and masseurs who can provide clarity on any particular injury and the rest and recovery needed for full rehabilitation. In […]