The initial idea is booklets put together through the magic of massive photocopiers, but if it comes out well enough I'd reckon (intended initial targets are my County U10s, District U11 and School U11) there will likely be contacts in and around the system that might help me take things further.
It will absolutely be all about the basics - as I said in the first post, things that every cricketer can expect to be doing, every ball of every game. The philosophy behind the County U10s this season has been nailing those basics every time out, from the beginning of the warm up - including drills which specifically require communication and boys shouting to each other.
I like the "quiz" idea. I'm imagining you're thinking along these lines - this is something that goes on the "player profile" form that I get the boys to fill in over the winter.
* There is one over left of a game and your team needs nine to win, with one wicket left. You’re 44 not out, and your team mate can defend... but not much else. What would be your plan?
* If you were part of the fielding team, what would you be thinking? Would you want to bowl?
* What about if you were the fielding captain? What would you do?
A few more questions along that line would be great - fire them this way!
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