The aim is to make junior cricket engaging to get more kids playing . (Summary of NZ Cricket's "ages for stages" programme HERE)
You don't need a strong background or skills in cricket to coach or manage. What you do need is enthusiasm and an ability to manage a group of kids.
Week by week planning session for 5-10 year olds HERE
Skills for Years 1 & 2 (5-7 year olds) HERE
Skills for Years 3 & 4 (8-9 year olds) HERE
Skills for Years 5 & 6 (10-11 year olds) HERE
Skills for Years 7 & 8 (12-13 year olds) HERE
We encourage all hard ball cricket scorers to use CricHQ. View CricHQ online training resources HERE. We will also be running scoring workshops using CricHQ during the season - look out for further details.
For soft ball grades, you can download scoresheets and instructions on how to record the score: