The Specialist Cricket Program is based upon a summer in-season focus with its training schedule supporting a whole year development model. Students have two 100 minute lessons per week over the whole year. The Specialist Cricket Program is based upon a 3 phase periodisation training program that is aligned to the dynamics of a cricket season.
The training schedule includes:
Phase 1: Competition Phase (Term 1 & 4)
Phase 2: Off-Season Program (Term 2)
Phase 3: Preparation Phase (Term 3)
The training schedule supports a whole year development model focussing on preseason, in season and post season training methods.
Further information about curriculum and support structures for athletes can be found in the Athlete Program and Athlete Services Tab.
Focus: Competition Phase 1 – Individual and Team Game Development
Key Practical Concepts:: Individual, team and strategy development through situated learning activities and skill development drills. Game Play: Statewide Knockout Competition (Open and 8/9)
Key Theoretical Concepts Coaching/ Officiating Accreditation and coaching in Primary Schools (Group Project).
Focus: Off-Season Program – Individual Skill Development
Key Practical Concepts:: Fielding, Sport-Specific Psychology and Cross Training.
Key Theoretical Concepts Technique Analysis
Focus: Pre-Competition Preparation Phase – Individual and Team Preparation.
Key Practical Concepts:: Individual and group fitness and conditioning programs. Skill Development. Caica Cup.
Key Theoretical Concepts: Fitness Analysis
Focus: Competition Phase 2 – Individual and Team Game Development
Key Practical Concepts: Individual, team and strategy development through situated learning activities and skill development drills. Game Play: Statewide Knockout Competition (8/9) Annual First XI match vs. Adelaide HS Annual 8/9 Match vs. St Josephs (T20)
Key Theoretical Concepts: Match Analysis
James Treagus - Program Manager, Coach & Teacher
Jeremy Appleton - Coach, Under 14 State Coach