Cricket Academy 2018 with Nick Compton
AGES: 9 – 14
TIME: 09:30 – 15:30 (drop-off from 08:45 and pick-up before 16:15)
PRICES: See individual academies at the bottom of this page.
Nick Compton has represented England at the highest level, playing in 13 test matches as a top order batsmen scoring over 700 runs. 'Compo' made his international debut in 2012 and has toured, India, New Zealand, South Africa and Sri Lanka with the national side, with one of his highlights scoring back to back centuries against New Zealand, finishing the series with an average of 46.40.
We’ve partnered with Gray-Nicolls Cricket to add another level of quality to the academy both in terms of the programme and the kit that young athletes will use when on the academy with us.
The Academy works on developing technique to instil best practice and to improve cricketing performance. Our coaches help to develop each player in the technical, tactical, physical and mental elements of the game.
The Academy will cover the following;
- Bowling techniques - Spin, Seam and Swing
- Batting - improving technique and confidence
- Fielding techniques and practices
- Wicket Keeping
Our coaching team are happy to help players develop a specific area or skill within which they wish to improve. Please speak to the Lead Coach when signing in on the first day of the Academy.
What to bring
Players need to bring the following each day:
- training shoes (and cricket spikes if players have them)
- batting kit (not compulsory, we have kit players can use)
- ABDO Guard (box)
- a packed lunch and snacks
- water bottle
- suitable clothing for the weather conditions
- sun cream
Cricket Academy Cricket Academy with Nick Compton
Venue: St. Edward's School, Oxford
- Start date: 31/07/2018
- Price: £164.50
- Age: 9 - 14yrs
- Days: 3 days