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Club of the Week – Kirkstall Educational C.C

Geographically, Kirkstall Educational C.C. are the closest club to Pro Coach HQ in Headingley. With a junior section involving teams from U9 – U17 and senior teams operating out of the Airedale & Wharfedale Senior Cricket League, the club are one of the oldest cricket clubs in the country, even older than Yorkshire County Cricket Club! Monday night […]

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JPP Pre-Season Draws to a Close

The Junior Professional Programme (JPP) winter training came to an end last weekend for all of our squads. We’ve had a fantastic few months working with these talented youngsters, lead coaches Mark Lawson (Laws), Matt Green (Greeny) and Luke Duckitt (Duckitt) were full of praise for all of the progress shown. Thanks must be said to […]

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Club of the Week – Walton Park C.C.

In their own words: “Walton Park Cricket Club takes it’s name following the 2015 merger of 2 very historic local cricket clubs Walton CC and Wighill Park CC, the latter having been created by Lord Hawke, one of the most colourful characters in the history of Yorkshire cricket. Both clubs began playing cricket over a hundred […]

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Pre-Season Physio Tips

With the season now upon us, we asked physiotherapist and keen club cricketer Tom Baker for some insight and tips into common early season injuries: “Well it’s that time of year again when bowlers have been running in on sports hall floors, bowling bouncers off the tiles, trying to get the early season advantage over […]

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2017 UAJCA Elite Academy

The 2017 UAJCA Elite Academy has drawn to a close and all our coaches were in agreement that the programme has been a massive success. The 10 week course ran at South Craven School for 30 of the most talented youngsters in the UAJCA (Upper Airedale Junior Cricket Association). Terry Thompson president of the UAJCA […]

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Gunn & Moore – ‘Made by England’s Best’

This week our partners Gunn & Moore (GM) have launched a minute long film to showcase their 130 years of making cricket bats in the UK. GM are proud to say all of their bats are ‘Made by England’s Best’ and the film reflects GM’s heritage, design innovation and commitment to the game’s grassroots. Edward […]

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JPP Squads Work with England Star!

With our JPP Junior and Senior Squad’s winter training drawing to a close, they were in for a real treat when England and Yorkshire opening batter Lauren Winfield dropped by to share her expertise. For the Senior Squad it was a lesson in power hitting; an important part of the modern game that makes players stand […]

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UK: Half Term Courses

Whilst we had a tour to South Africa and a coaching trip to USA we also had a busy week of half term courses back here in the UK. As usual, we had courses to suit all. Our ever popular Batting and Bowling Master Classes, along with Spin and Wicket Keeping Master Classes. As well as our […]

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Pro Coach Yorkshire in South Africa

In February for the first time ever Pro Coach Yorkshire took a touring party to Cape Town, South Africa. In a change to recent years, we relocated our usual training tour from Potchefstroom to Cape Town for a more all-round South African experience. The party was made up of 3 coaches, 12 male cricketers, 8 […]

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Half Term Coaching in California!

California Cricket Academy (CCA) are a coaching academy based in San Jose, California that boast of a hugely successful record, competing in many national tournaments and even travelling abroad to compete in tournaments. Over the past couple of years they have toured the UK playing in tournaments at Taunton and Oundle playing against some of […]

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Guest Master Class with James Taylor!

As part of our February half term course programme, we were fortunate to host a master class with James Taylor.  This proved extremely popular and sold out just a few days after launching.  Each and every child who attended was fortunate enough to have individual contact with James throughout the course of the master class which […]

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PCYC & YCF working together to support women & girls cricket.

As part of the Yorkshire Cricket Foundations commitment to support Women and Girls cricket, current county age group players were invited to attend Pro Coach’s Winter Elite course part funded by the Foundation. “Tamara really enjoyed the course and said it has really benefited her. She has had help with her batting position and found […]

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New intake, Liam Plunkett Fast Bowling Academy

January 2017 has seen the second intake of recruits to be put through their paces in the Liam Plunkett Fast Bowling Academy Pre Season training. All attendees are gaining valuable experience directly from currently players at the top of their game! A combination of individual messages from Liam whilst he has been in India on England […]

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Pro Coach Yorkshire Cricket goes to California!

California Cricket Academy Pro Coach Yorkshire Cricket Academy To Hold Camps In California We are proud to announce that during the month of February our coaches will be coming to America and are looking forward to working with some of the talented players in California. Players from the USA are invited to take advantage of […]

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Gale Appointed as First XI Coach

The Yorkshire County Cricket Club are delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Gale as the Club’s new First XI Coach. Gale, who captained the White Rose to back-to-back County Championships in 2014 and 2015, has subsequently retired from playing, concluding the batsman’s illustrious First Class playing career at Headingley. The 32-year-old has signed an […]

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