Cricket

Domingo offers helping hand

2014-05-13 20:04
Russell Domingo (Gallo Images)

Pretoria - The Cricket South Africa (CSA) Level IV coaching course candidates were given insight into the coaching philosophy at National level during their course at the CSA Centre of Excellence in Pretoria on Tuesday.

Proteas coach, Russell Domingo, and his assistant, Adrian Birrell, shared information in an effort to "create synergy" between the Proteas coaching structure and set-ups below.

Domingo, a product of the CSA coaching programme, said information-sharing was vital.

"It's important to chat informally to some of the franchise and semi-pro coaches about some of the players in the pipeline whom they see as prospective national players in the future," said Domingo.

"It's always good to share ideas, so there's been a lot of learning for me and for them. I think this will go a long way in making sure that players making the step up to international level do so with some sort of coaching consistency."

Domingo said he received his certificate for the course 10 years ago.

"Things these days are a lot more process-driven rather than result-driven so there is a lot more understanding of that principle."

CSA coaching manager, Anton Ferreira, felt inspired by the interaction being created between the national, franchise and semi-professional coaching structures.

"This opportunity will have given our current batch of Level IV candidates an idea of what is happening at the National coaching set-up and what the philosophies and coaching styles entail," said Ferreira.

"Some of the topics that Russell touched on include analysing the opposition, preparing for various formats, and how to deal with junior and senior players coming into the system."

The course was introduced in 1997 and is currently hosting its fifth edition of coaches.

There are six ex-Protea players in the current group, a quality Ferreira feels will add to the retention of information and experience to pass on to the next generation of cricketers.

"This course was driven by a need in the country to prepare coaches that are working at a professional level with the ambition of coaching in the domestic first-class or national teams.

"We have tried to design a programme that helps the coaches to prepare to do the job at those particular levels."

Read more on:    csa  |  russell domingo  |  pretoria  |  cricket
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
2 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

10 ways to drive her wild!

Fill her nights with passion and drive her wild with the best sex ever!

 
 

Men24.com

Hottie of the day: Angela
10 things you should never say after sex
Guy code: Looking good for the ladies
SA surfer rides massive waves in Maui
 
 
/Sport
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Featured

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

Latest blogs
Vote

Which cricketer is currently of most value to the Proteas' Test team?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.