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Coaches’ Corner

By Ryan Cook “Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise, seek what they sought” – Matsuo Basho The 17th century Japanese poet’s words reverberate in my head, as I watch a group of up and coming professional cricketers interact with some of the world’s best during a camp I attended recently. […]

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 […]

Gary Kirsten’s latest leadership venture to empower corporate sector

Gary Kirsten

Good leadership has the ability to make any team or business great. Whether you are a junior intern, entrepreneur or an experienced business manager, the value of leadership remains a precious commodity. World Cup winning coach, Gary Kirsten is sought after all over the world for his dynamic approach to leadership and has developed an online course […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

GKC partners with Sportsmans Warehouse

Gary Kirsten Cricket (GKC) recently partnered with Sportsmans Warehouse to promote their mutual interest in cricket. Gary Kirsten Cricket is set to host three cricket activations at key Sportsmans Warehouse stores in Cape Town and Johannesburg throughout the year. In addition to the cricket festival activations, Sportsmans Warehouse has offered an in-store promotion whereby customers […]