Professional cricket coaching coming to Whitby

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WHITBY’S junior cricketers will be able to polish their skills in a three-day professional coaching camp next month - and claim 10% off their booking too.

Pro Coach Yorkshire is the official coaching company for the Yorkshire County Cricket Club and will help youngsters play like the pros when the summer T20 camp sets up at Whitby Cricket Club’s Turnbull Ground from Wednesday 15 to Friday 17 August.

The aim is for every junior cricketers seven to 15 of any ability to go and enjoy the game while learning and developing using training techniques and drills used by the professionals.

Pro Coach boasts some of the most experienced coaches in the county and has a proven track record of helping course attendees progress onto representative and district honours.

Camps run from 10am-3pm and will include drills, games and match scenario nets to help every young cricketer improve and make the most of their natural talent.

The cost of the camp is £69, although there is a 10% discount available by quoting Whitby Gazette whe booking (discount available via phone bookings only).

If that whets your appetite for more, coaching sessions take place at the home of Yorkshire cricket, Headingley Carniege Stadium, as follows:

* batting master class, 15 & 16 August 10am-1pm: six hours dedicated to the art of batsmanship, covering playing on the front and back foot against pace and spin bowling

* bowling master class, 15 &16 August 2pm-4.30pm: your chance to master your action through individual training plans from ex professional cricketers and first class coaches.

* all rounder master class, 17 August 10am-3pm: a day dedicated to training towards what it takes to be a top all rounder in the modern day game, covering all three aspects of the game.

* two-day T20 camp on the hallowed turf at Headingley, 30 and 31 August, 10am-3pm: this summer holiday brings the opportunity for all young cricketers to live their dream and train on the pitch at Headingley where they see their cricketing heroes play.

For more information and bookings, call (0113) 2033 609, email , or book online at