Tag Archives: Cape Town

Dream Season – Miguel Machado

Miguel Machado

Miguel Machado arrived at the GKC High Performance Academy in November 2017 with the motivation to deepen the understanding of his game and explore his potential as a cricketer. Fast forward to July 2018 and the Frinton-on-sea Cricketer not only has made his debut for the club 1st XI but now sits 4th on the […]

A Rebel with a cause

By Ryan Cook Prior to this week, my rugby background included a few games of touch at break time, cheering on the Red school heroes from the sideline, channel flicking through some highlights and passing comments from the couch. I was in for a perspective shift as I joined the Melbourne Rebels on an all […]

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, […]

Gary Kirsten Cricket Mini League Launched

Gary Kirsten Mini League

Gary Kirsten Cricket kicked-off the New Year with the launch of a mini league played at GKC headquarters at Constantia Sports Complex last week. The Gary Kirsten Cricket Mini League is an exciting initiative that will see players slug it out in a competitive environment twice a month. Four teams of eight players each will get […]

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 All Set for 2017/18 High Performance Academy

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The 2017/18 Gary Kirsten Cricket High Performance Academy (HPA) gets underway on 1 November with players from around the world set to join the four-month long programme. Aspiring professionals from Zimbabwe, Netherlands and England will link up with locally based players for a unique experience to be staged in Cape Town. Now in its third […]

GKC Activations and Free Coaching Sessions

Curro Hermanus

Gary Kirsten Cricket continued its series of activations and Parent in Sport talks at Curro Hermanus and Parklands College recently. GKC has been based at Curro Hermanus since January this year with numbers in the private coaching space continuously growing at the school. Over fifty kids attended the free coaching session between the age of […]

Galiem Ready for Global Stage

Dayaan Galiem

Cape born, Dayaan Galiem is one of South Africa’s rising stars. The 20-year-old has made a seamless transition from amateur to professional cricket over the past three years after an impressive junior career which saw him turn out for South Africa Under-19. The former Rondebosch Boys High pupil who is a graduate of the Gary […]