Level 3 A

1. Outfield catching.

2. Field Positioning Long and Short Format

3. Reinforce Level 2 skills.

4. Batting and Bowling on Turf.

5. Fully Forward or Back and Across i. Sticky Wicket. ii. Second Day wicket. iii. Wet wicket. iv. Pace of the wicket.

6. Taking quick singles.

7. Rotating the strike and building partnerships.

8. Captaincy. Attacking Fields. Defensive Fields.

9. Your role in the team.

10. Bowling to a Field. Length is priority No1.

11. Building an innings. Playing in the V.

12. Hook shot-risk reward when batting.

13. Bowling on a dead wicket.

14. Recap batting and bowling shots.

15. Driving on the Up.

16. Following through when driving.

17. Lofted Shots.

18. Slips catching.

19. Self analysis bowling and batting. a. Running in straight, left arm high and straight, head straight, body straight, jump straight, pull down straight, follow through straight. b. Fully forward or back and across, elbow high, head balanced, looking over the ball, watching the ball onto and off the bat.

20. Mental side of cricket. a. Switching on and off b. Relishing the challenge c. Know your boundaries d. Preparation e. Visualization

21. Bowling variation.  Slower Ball. Split fingers, palm, finger behind  Crease variation. Close or wide of the stump, Around the wicket  Flight. Drift, Over-spin, Arm angle  Bouncer. Direction and Height

22. Fielding to spinners and playing spin bowlers. Coming down the wicket, playing them off the wicket, fully forward or fully back. Defending when deceived.

23. Upsetting the batsmen when bowling,

24. Upsetting the bowler when batting.

25. Holding up an end bowling or batting.

26. Sweeping outside off stump, sweeping outside leg stump.

27. Square on drive-cow corner.

28. Game Strategy:  Setting a field for your bowling.  Buying a wicket.  Chasing a total and pressure.  Batting through the overs.  Watch the batsmen-which shots are his strength and weakness.  Seeing off a top class bowler and attacking a weaker bowler.  Building pressure in the field.


Level 3 B

1. Reinforce Part A skills.

2. Practice Routines-creating your own.

3. Outfield Catching and Slips Catching.

4. Turf Pitches and adjustments to make this year.

5. Your role in the team.

6. Training Routine.

7. Playing spin bowlers.

8. Hitting the seam-wrist position.

9. Reverse Swing.

10. Reading the bowler’s hand.

11. Reading the batsmen feet in the field.

12. Bowling and setting a field to a batsman’s strength/weakness.

13. Relationship bowler and fielder.

14. Attacking fielding-the slide and throw.

15. Opening the stance to left hand bowlers.

16. Getting to 50, getting to 100.

17. Setting your field. Length is priority No1.

18. Bowling to your field.

19. Slips-how deep, how spread.

20. Slips angle for around the wicket

21. Learning a batting/bowling skill from another player.

22. Batting like Bradman  Control a fast moving ball  Hit leg side shots into the ground  Grip rotated to leg  Back-lift to 3rd slip  Bat in front not behind toe.

23. Great versus good-less movement when batting and head still.

24. Dictating the game.

25. Facing Very Fast Bowlers.

26. Ducking and evasion

27. Defending on the leg side

28. Leaving the ball

29. Reducing your back-lift in windy conditions

30. Getting that extra 10kmh when bowling fast-left arm pull and right hand cocked on release

31. Run Outs and how to create them. Anticipation.

32. Game Strategy.  Attacking.  Defending.  Run Chase.  Partnerships.  Bowling in pairs


Level 3 +

1. Recap Part A and B.

2. Practice Routines-creating your own

3. Outfield Catching/Slips Catching.

4. Turning to catch the high ball

5. Your role in the team.

6. The square on drive.

7. A good length-depends on the wicket.

8. Bowling on different wickets. Fast, Dry, Wet, Second Day wickets.

9. The cut lob over slips.

10. Pulling off the hip.

11. Bowling accuracy-it’s all in the head.

12. The bouncer when to use, when and how to duck.

13. Practice Practice Practice which balls to leave.

14. Reading the bowler’s hand.

15. Taking 5 wickets.

16. Getting to 100.

17. Playing spin bowlers- The doosra.

18. Watching the ball ONTO and OFF the bat.

19. Decision making or instinct through practice.

20. Getting to 10

21. Training Preparation and Routine.

22. Building pressure on the opposition.

23. Watching the spin in the air or out of the hand

24. Bowling to a low score

25. Batting to a low score

26. Bowling to a great batsmen

27. Bowling to tailenders

28. Defence being attack and when attack is defence.

29. Bowling or Batting into form. Length is Priority No1.

30. Weakness in my game- working with a teammate.

31. Fixing technical problems –checking.

32. Game strategy  Watching the Captain.  To bat or bowl.  Spinners when to use.  Close games and how to win.  Taking a risk for a reward.