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Adapting to various formats

With school and professional players facing an increased schedule of cricket throughout the year, it is pivotal that they are able to adjust to different conditions. One of these variances is the change in formats. Whether it is a 50 over game, a T20 or a full day match players can be faced with all […]

The Quick Fix or The Long Haul

As Stephen Cook worked the ball off his legs into a vacant midwicket region to bring up his maiden test century on debut against England, one could not help but applaud this feat from a 33 year old who had been knocking on the door through volumes of runs of a period of time in […]

GKC and Sportsmans Warehouse all set for major partnership

A good solid partnership is one of the key elements to winning any cricket game. That is why two of South Africa’s leading brands in their respective fields have agreed to join forces. Gary Kirsten Cricket (GKC) and Sportsmans Warehouse are set to work hand in hand in 2017 to help sharpen the skills of […]

GKC Ready for Fresh Challenges in 2017

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This year promises to be a thrilling one at Gary Kirsten Cricket. GKC has some major plans both locally and internationally in 2017. Most of all we are looking forward to once again mentoring and improving the skills of some of the most promising young cricketers. “Welcome to 2017. I wish everyone a prosperous and […]

Injured or hurt?

There there are few more “touchy” subjects among coaches than dealing with an “injured” or “hurt” player. In professional environments a Head Coach may have a group of trusted advisors – be that Biokineticists, Physiotherapists and masseurs who can provide clarity on any particular injury and the rest and recovery needed for full rehabilitation. In […]

The “and” or “but” player

Competition between different players is fierce when it comes to selection and every arm chair critic has their own views when it comes to who should or shouldn’t be in a team for various criteria. Recently, discussions within the GKCA team has been led with a view on value an individual can add to a […]

GKC Coaching Vouchers: Give the Gift of Cricket

Coaching voucher

The festive season is well and truly upon us and Gary Kirsten Cricket is offering the aspiring cricketer a chance to take their game to the next level. Get the opportunity to work with Gary Kirsten and his experienced team by purchasing a coaching voucher from The vouchers make for the perfect Christmas gift and […]

Constantia facility upgrade

Gary Kirsten Cricket and Claremont Cricket Club have enjoyed a good relationship for a number of years. Last week the GKC team decided to do a small facelift of the home changeroom. New doors, locks, hooks, a beautiful coat of paint as well as a carpet was installed. Since the upgrade the GKC team now uses the space as […]

GKC Plant first ‘cricket seeds’ in Mauritius

The island of Mauritius is a tropical playground, famous for its serene beaches and year-round busy tourism industry. GKC, always eager to help grow the game around the world, jumped at the opportunity to spend some time coaching on the island when the opportunity presented itself. Football is their most popular sport but the GKC […]