Smash it @ Home

 

Help your kids at home by helping them complete these challenges & why not have a go yourself. Please mind the windows..

 

Catching Balls

  1. Take a catch with your child/partner & take a step back – lets see how far back you can get 
  2. Take 10 catches on your own & throw it a bit higher each time – lets see how high you can get.  

 

Bowling Balls 

  1. Knock over the stumps – lets see how many balls it takes to hit them.
  2. Demolish the stumps, remove a stump each time its hit – lets see how many balls it takes to remove the complete set. 

 

 

Hitting Balls

  1. Keepy ups – Lets see how many tap-ups you can do in a row.
  2. Protecting the stumps, bowl 6 balls towards the stumps & stop it with the bat – lets see how many balls you can stop from hitting the stumps.
  3. In the washing basket, bowl 6 balls and have the batter try to hit the ball into targets (like washing baskets) –lets see if you can hit the target

 

Throwing Balls

  1. Target hitting, set up bottles (plastic), empty plant pots or whatever – lets see how many throws it takes to knock them over. 
  2. Stump Destruction – remove a stump each time its hit – lets see how many balls it takes to remove the complete set. 

 

 

Challenges

  1. Super Over – Lets see how many you can score in 6 balls (batting & bowling)
  2. Fetch the ball & hit a target, roll out the ball, once the player picks it up, tell them the target to throw to hit – Lets see how quickly and how accurately you can get the ball to the target. 

 

Resources

We offer a Cricket Activator course which covers the basics of the smash it cricket program & the below activity sheets can also be purchased for £5. For further information contact brian.allen@northwestcricket.com