It is designed to run from two weeks after the season finishes right up until your first game of the following season. Please don't start this halfway through pre-season or the season!
UK START DATE 27/09/2021
If you are interested in playing pain free cricket then this is a great choice for you. We keep it simple and also time efficient with only 2 gym sessions a week. You also have 1 running session a week so that the season doesn't hit you like a train!
Want to get ready for the season from the comfort of your own home? All you will need is your bat and 2 hours each week. 3 short sessions a week will get you moving better and stronger going into the season. Like the gym basics plan, you will also have 1 running session per week.
To hit the ball further and run between the wickets quicker, you don't need to look any further than this programme. Only take this on if you are committed to being a better batter. If you just want to play pain free cricket then the gym basics plan will be sufficient for you.
If you want to bowl quicker, maintain speed through your spell and be more robust then this is the plan for you. Only take this on if you are committed to being a better bowler. If you just want to play pain free cricket then the gym basics plan will be sufficient for you.
Be comfortable in your stance and ready to explode laterally with this plan. We also add in some batting specific work as all keepers need to bat! Only take this on if you are committed to being a better keeper. If you just want to play pain free cricket then the gym basics plan will be sufficient for you.
The U11 plan contains just 1 session a week that can be done at home with just a bat. This will start the long term athletic development of the player by building a strong foundation of core strength and introducing the squat and lunge movement patterns.
Moving up to two sessions a week working on all the same things as the U11 programme. The U13 plan will also introducing some sprint specific drills and develop strength in the calves and hamstrings. The sessions will take between 20-30 minutes to complete, perfect after school!
This programme adds one more session onto the U13 plan, taking the total up to 3 sessions per week. This additional session will introduce the hinge pattern and give you more time to dedicate towards the upper body. The mobility sessions are crucial at this age with the body changing so much.
This includes the 3 sessions from the U15 programme and adds 1 batting specific session on top. The batting session will focus on creating hip-shoulder separation, strengthening the forearms and getting the torso ready to rotate rapidly.
This includes the 3 sessions from the U15 programme and adds 1 bowling specific session on top. The bowling session will focus on an efficient back foot contact, bracing the front leg at front foot contact and being stable around the shoulder joint at point of ball release.
This includes the 3 sessions from the U15 programme and adds 1 keeping specific session on top. The keeping session will focus on getting you comfortable and powerful in your stance so that you can explode laterally to take the Hollywood diving catches!