Tag 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 […]

Ryan Cook Tour Diary

South Africa A

Gary Kirsten Cricket Head Coach, Ryan Cook recently returned from a stint with South Africa ‘A’ in the United Kingdom. Cook served as the fielding coach during a three match ODI series against the England Lions. Training Camp: We had a nine day training camp before we left for England. It gave us a chance […]

GKC Batting Simulator Activation Day for GKF in Khayelitsha

On Monday Gary surprised the kids at Impendulo primary school with the Gary Kirsten Cricket Batfast cricket simulator. With much excitement the kids learned a few things, and loved seeing Gary give it a go too. Bongile Mfunelwa (12) from Impendulo Primary School in Khayelitsha (who recently made the Western Province u/13 A team) won […]

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 […]

Gary Kirsten Cricket coaches Amsterdam bound

cricket ball

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 […]

Cook thrilled to be part of SA ‘A’ setup

Gary Kirsten Cricket Head Coach, Ryan Cook is gearing up for a role with South Africa ‘A’. Cook has been appointed fielding coach for the ODI series against the English Lions which gets underway in the United Kingdom in June. It will see him link up once again with SA ‘A’ mentor, Shukri Conrad after […]

GKC keeping a close eye on English season

The English cricket season got underway recently and Gary Kirsten Cricket has been keeping a close eye on the action. A number of players prepared for the current campaign with Kirsten and GKC Head Coach Ryan Cook. These players went through vigorous one-on-one sessions in our High Performance Programme in the pre-season. Port Elizabeth born, Mike […]

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 […]

GKC a hit at Cape Argus Sports Show

Batfast

Gary Kirsten Cricket caused a major stir at the 2017 Cape Argus Sports Show. GKC proved to be one of the event’s most popular stands at this year’s edition which was held at the beautiful Sandringham Farm in Stellenbosch from 24 to 26 March. Our Batfast Simulator and Speed Arm attracted over 200 people. “We […]