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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 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 […]

Coaches Corner

Making Assumptions “When will they learn?”, the all too familiar phrase of a frustrated coach whose team has not executed their skills to the required standard. This may take its form in a variety of ways, be that through lack of skill transfer from practice to match, poor decision making under pressure or even inadequate […]

Gary Kirsten Foundation Nominated for Major Sports Award

Khayelitsha

The Gary Kirsten Foundation is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of the nominees for Development Programme of the Year accolade at the 2017 Discovery Sports Industry Awards. The awards which aim to celebrate the best work off the field in the business of sport and showcase everything that is great about the […]

GKC embraces Multi-Sports

Gary Kirsten Cricket is always looking for new ways to develop the skills of youngsters. That is why we have embraced other codes of sport like football and rugby to sharpen hand-eye coordination and build a greater sense of camaraderie. In the month of December we ran a two-day Multi Sports Clinic along with Fives […]