Winter Academy Sessions

2021 GRAFTON WINTER ACADEMY SESSIONS

Dates to be amended due to Lockdown

Week 1 - 21/22 August

  • Intro and goals for the pre-season, in-season and the future
  • Batting - setup, stance, grip, swing and front foot positioning
  • Bowling - grip, gather, action, wrist positioning

Week 2 - 28 and 29 August

  • Refresher drills
  • Back foot play, pull, cut, punch, guide
  • Power vs Placement
  • Run up and follow-through efficiency

Week 3 - 4/5 September

  • Power Hitting with Hussain Hanif
  • Body positioning for max effectiveness and power
  • Death bowling plans and execution

Week 4 - 11/12 September

  • Net scenarios
  • Runs required, different stages of an innings, opening, middle of the innings, last 5-10 overs
  • Match simulations

Week 5 - 18/19 September

  • Footwork, reading the bowler, use of the crease
  • Spin Bowling and pace variations, slower balls, when and why to use them

Week 6 - 25/26 September

  • Net scenarios
  • Mental toughness
  • Game intensity
  • Recap and re-evaluate goals