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Coaches Corner – Start where the player is

Gary Kirsten

Picture this scenario. A well-known, high level coach is working with an U11 batsman working on their straight drive. As an observer you hear advise such as “Your back swing is moving into out”, “Create mid-flexion in your stance”, “Extend to the intended target”. As we may well know, these pieces of information are all […]

GKC set up base in Mauritius

Mauritius

Gary Kirsten Cricket have settled in well in Mauritius having arrived on the Island in early September for a three-month long coaching assignment. The pair of Sivuyile Mfunelwa and Brad Moses are based at the Northfields Cricket Club and are harnessing the seeds that were sewed by a similar GKC coaching project last year. “We are really enjoying […]

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 […]

GKC hub at Kenridge Primary School

Kenridge Primary School

Gary Kirsten Cricket is quickly expanding its network across the Western Cape and is proud to announce a new base at the Kenridge Primary School. It follows an exciting launch at the school recently which saw 65 youngsters between the ages of 8-13 receive free coaching and mentoring. Gary and Peter Kirsten were among the […]

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 […]