Summer Training

Starts – April

Ends – August/September

Venue – Cantabs Cricket Ground

Time – U11/U13/U15 – Sunday mornings – 9.30am-12.00pm

U9/U10 – Sunday mornings – 10.00am-11.30am

Girls training – Saturday mornings – 9.00am-10.30am

Training 1

Summer training (outdoor) starts in April each year and will usually will run on every Saturday (girls) and Sunday, weather permitting, until the end of August.

For the girls section, training will take place on Saturdays. The session will start at 9.00am (prompt) and will run through until 10.30am. Please note that girls are also included in the Sunday sessions (listed below) and welcome to come on both Saturday’s and Sundays if they would like.

For the hardball section (U11/U13/U15), training will take place on Sundays. Player sign in is at 9.30am (prompt) and is followed by a comprehensive warm-up and prep session until 10.00am. The main training session runs from 10.00am until 12.00pm and will include technical drills (batting, bowling and fielding), game based practice and, where appropriate, hardball net sessions.

For the softball section (U9/U10), training will take place on Sundays. Player sign is also at 10.00am and they will  go through until 11.30am. The session will start of with a series of fun games and drills, finishing with matches for all.

Whilst junior players will be split into relevant age and ability groups (for safety purposes), we will endeavor to keep friends together as much as we can, to enhance their enjoyment of the session.

Winter Training

Starts – Mid September

Ends – 2-3 weeks before the start of summer training

Venue – Hills Road Cricket Centre, Cambridge

Time – varies

Pre-season nets

Winter training usually starts about 3-4 weeks after the end of the summer season finishes (around the start of October) and runs right through to March the following year, with a 2-3 week break for Christmas.

Specific dates and times for each age group will vary and sessions will run for 1-1.5 hours. Winter training takes place at the Hills Road Cricket Centre in Cambridge.

Junior players are again split upon the basis or age and ability and sessions cover both indoor soft and hard ball cricket. Prior sign-up is required to secure a place in these sessions.