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What the coaching involves

You will receive three high performance coaching sessions per week running throughout your term time. These will be delivered by Pro Coach ECB Level 3 coaches, all of whom have worked with aspiring and developing cricketers to move them forward in their game.  Here are just some of the many benefits available to you as a student at the Academy.

HIGH PERFORMANCE, PRO COACH SESSIONS

You will receive three high performance sessions (six hours per week), during term time while at Leeds Beckett University. These will be delivered by the Pro Coach coaches who have previously worked with aspiring and developing cricketers to move them forward in their game notably into county cricket.


REALISE YOUR POTENTIAL

You will learn game management and tactical awareness which can set you apart from your competition and be key assets to making the most of your potential.


EXPERIENCE THE YORKSHIRE LEAGUES

You will have access to play club cricket in England for the duration of your university life. Experience life in the Yorkshire Leagues in new and challenging conditions.


BECOME AN ACCREDITED CRICKET COACH

While here you will have the opportunity to qualify as an ECB accredited coach as part of your programme. Please note that this may incur an additional cost.


YORKSHIRE COUNTY CRICKET CLUB

You will receive a season-long Yorkshire County Cricket Club membership to watch Yorkshire play in all domestic formats during the 2020 season.


BRANDED KIT

Branded training clothing is included as part of the programme.

FOCUSED DEVELOPMENT

You'll receive progress interviews and reports each semester to monitor your performance and development. Goal setting and performance targets will be a key factor in remaining focused on your development path throughout the programme.


DEVELOP MATCH SKILLS

You will train and play with both red ball and white ball, indoor and outdoor, throughout the academic year to create the skills required to have success in every format of the game.


LEADERSHIP SKILLS

You will learn from County Captains, Head Coaches and Heads of department within cricket, as well as how to get the most out of teammates and be part of a successful team unit.

DETAILED VIDEO ANALYSIS

Our video analysis enables coaches to offer constructive and objective appraisal to improve your skills, develop decision making and improve technique.


SUMMER MATCHES

You will have the chance to play in matches during the summer against local opposition, other academic institutes and selected guest teams. 

See our facilities
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Take a look at our Headingley Campus sports facilities which you will be able to access during your Academy experience.

Accommodation
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Take a look at our Kirkstall Brewery accommodation where you will stay as a student in our Academy.

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Follow our step-by-step guide to complete your application and find out if we’re able to offer you a place at the Academy.

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