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Session 7: Confident Cricketer

This week’s session will be on Wednesday 3 March at 2-2.45PM and is called Confident Cricketer. It will put all the skills learnt over the last 6 sessions to the test in a competitive environment. We will also have some top tips from 3 stars of the game to help pupils to improve throughout the session.

The activities can be completed indoors and to take part this week you will need:

  • A ball or a rolled up pair of socks

  • Something to strike with: a bat, a frying pan or a hardback book

  • A target: a set of stumps or a rubbish bin

  • A wall to rebound against

You can download a scoresheet for pupils to track their scores on by clicking here.

The session will be streamed on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/FcL1hj_BlBE. Subscribe to our channel to receive alerts when we go live in the future by clicking here.

 

Session 6: Skilful Scorer

We hope you had a relaxing half-term break. We took a week off to recharge too but we’ll be back this Wednesday with the latest Chance to Shine LIVE!

 

This week’s session will be on Wednesday 24 February at 2-2.45PM and is called Skilful Scorer. It will support pupils to develop ball-striking techniques to support power and accuracy.

The activities can be completed indoors and to take part this week you will need:

  • A ball or a rolled up pair of socks

  • Something to strike with: a bat, a frying pan or a hardback book

  • 4 items to use as markers (cups, tubs, toilet rolls)

  • A target: a set of stumps or a rubbish bin

There will also be the opportunity to work with a partner but can be completed solo using a wall instead.

 

The session will be streamed on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/8xPnsQfvj7g. Subscribe to our channel to receive alerts when we go live in the future by clicking here.


Session 5: Ferocious Fielder

 

With England v India being shown on Channel 4, there’s never been a better time to get young people inspired by cricket! We hope that you and your pupils can join us to get active and build those cricketing skills.

This week’s session will be on Wednesday 10 February at 2-2.45PM and is called Ferocious Fielder. It will support pupils to develop overarm throwing techniques to support power and accuracy.

The activities can be completed indoors and to take part you will need:

  • A ball or a rolled up pair of socks

  • 5 pieces of paper (a pen and some blu tack)

  • A wall to rebound against

  • 4 items to use as targets (cups, tubs, toilet rolls)

The session will be streamed on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/uZJ609at838. Subscribe to our channel to receive alerts when we go live in the future by clicking here.

If pupils aren’t able to join in live, the session will be available to watch back in the same place.

 

Catch up with the sessions so far…

 

Chance to Shine LIVE!
Session 4: Brilliant Bowler

 

Thanks once again to all of those who joined our live session this week. It’s brilliant to see lots of familiar names getting shout outs in the sessions and seeing new schools join every week as well.

 

This week’s session will be on Wednesday 3 February at 2-2.45PM. It will be a Brilliant Bowler session and will support pupils to improve throwing skills linked to bowling, improving accuracy.

The activities can be completed indoors and to take part you will need:

  • 9 items to use as targets, something that won't break like plastic cups or empty tubs, drink coasters

  • A ball or a rolled up pair of socks

  • A target. A set of stumps or a rubbish bin

Ideally, those taking part will have a space of around 3 metres to bowl across.

 

The session will be streamed on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/LXaOhzKQrmg

If pupils aren’t able to join in live, the session will be available to watch back in the same place.

 

Chance to Shine LIVE!

Session 3: Super Striker

 

Thanks once again to all of those who joined our live session this week. We’ve had nearly 20,000 schools and households join in across the two sessions so far! You can catch up below if you weren’t able to join us on Wednesday.

This week’s session will be on Wednesday 27 January at 2-2.45PM. It will be a Super Striker session, improving pupils' ball-striking skills.

The activities can be completed indoors and to take part you will need:

  • Something to hit with, like a bat, a frying pan or a hardback book 

  • 4 items to use as targets, something that won't break like plastic cups or empty tubs 

  • A ball or a rolled up pair of socks 

  • A wall to rebound your ball against with safe space around it

This week’s session will also feature the opportunity to do some pairs work as well if there is another person to do so with (but this isn’t a requirement and the activities can all be completed solo).

The session will be streamed on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/btflr02RzmE. Subscribe to our channel to receive alerts when we go live in the future by clicking here.

If pupils aren’t able to join in live, the session will be available to watch back in the same place.

 


Session 2: Cool Catcher

A huge thank you to everyone who joined our first live session this week. We were so pleased to have so many children join in. You can catch up below if you weren’t able to join us on Wednesday.

This week’s session will be on Wednesday 20 January at 2-2.45PM. It will be a Cool Catcher session, improving pupils' throwing and catching skills and helping them to track an object in flight.

The activities can be completed indoors and to take part you will need:

  • A ball or a rolled up pair of socks

  • A wall to rebound the ball off, with enough space around (2 metres) to complete the activity safely

This week’s session will also feature the opportunity to do some pairs work as well if there is another person to do so with (but this isn’t a requirement and the activities can all be completed solo).

The session will be streamed via YouTube and be accessible by going to chancetoshine.org/live or on our YouTube channel at this link: https://youtu.be/uYyvkI0tpnk.

Subscribe to our channel to receive alerts when we go live in the future by clicking here.

If pupils aren’t able to join in live, the session will be available to watch back in the same place.

Catch up with our first session

https://youtu.be/CflrJ4y-Z7g

Watch our first session where coaches Ian, Jo and Rehaan take pupils through a Cricket Taster session, giving children the opportunity to have a go at catching, batting and bowling.

As ever, we would value any advice or feedback before or after the session. Please reply to this email to let us know your thoughts.

     

 

 

 

 

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