Elite Player Development Programme

Special Offer - purchase two courses (for one child) and receive a 50% discount off the cheapest course! 

Contact our support line on 0191 244 2820 to redeem this discount.

The NECA Elite Player Development Programme consists of 10 x 2 hour sessions specifically designed to challenge and improve young players who have already played representative cricket or indeed are ready to.

The programme is headed by South Northumberland Director of Coaching Steve Chapman and supporting Level ECB 2, 3 or 4 coaches will offer a diverse range of specific skills coaching alongside their own high level playing experience.

Players can expect a maximum of 20 high level attendees on their respective age range course, which will ensure a low player / coach ratio to optimise player contact time.

  • 20 hours of net time & skills coaching covering all aspects of the game

  • Video analysis throughout the course to offer immediate feedback, which will provide maximum scope to learn

  • Modern drills and practice methods as used by many current First Class Players

  • Strength & Conditioning aspect weekly

  • Bola Ball Machines

  • Training Shirt

In addition to the 20 hours of Net Time there are 3 x 45 minute individual modules to compliment the programme.

Diet & Nutrition

Goal Setting & Planning

Game Sense & Tactics

  • Can diet help my performance?

  • Are there foods I should avoid eating?

  • Why is hydration so important?

  • Why is setting goals important?

  • How do I manage them?

  • Are there different types of goals?

  • How can I set attacking fields?
  • Where can I get a game plan for batting?
  • How do I know if I'd be a good captain?

 Each of these modules will offer every young player an insight into how they can develop different aspects of their cricket and gain positive results using methods other than regular bat and ball practice.


Programmes Available:

U13 Elite

Monday 18:00 - 20:00

First Session: Monday 1st October

Last Session: Monday 10th December (last session will run from 17:00 - 19:00)

(Note - there will be no session Monday 29 October)   

This programme is now full


U15 Elite

Thursday 18:30 - 20:30

First Session: Thursday 4th October

Last Session: Thursday 13th December

(Note - there will be no session Thursday 1 November)   

This programme is now full


U17 Elite

Wednesday - 18:30 - 20:30

First Session: Wednesday 3rd October

Last Session: Wednesday 12th December

(Note - there will be no session Wednesday 31 October) 

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