WCA Accelerated Academy 2018/19

NB: Due to our participant limit not being reached as at the original close off date, Applications are remaining open until Friday 13 July 2018, 5.00pm. The start date of the Academy trainings will now be Sunday 22 July 2018 (the last Sunday of the school holidays).

Thanks to the generous support of the Wairarapa Sports Education Trust, the Wairarapa Cricket Association are again pleased to be forming Accelerated Learning Academies for both males and females, for the 2018/19 off-season.

These Academies will have an emphasis on accelerating development and enhancing existing skills, utilising the formation of individual performance plans, and providing additional elements of fundamental movement and strength and conditioning education. The female academy will be for any female under the age of 21 whilst the male academy will be for any boy under the age of 19.

Each academy will consist of 14 weeks of coaching run by WCA Senior Mens Coach Neil Perry, with assistance from specific coaches when required. In addition the education program around movement / strength and conditioning will be run by highly qualified Sport Performance and Athletic Development Coach Mark Harris.

The Cricket Academies will be held on Sunday evenings, commencing Sunday 1 July, initially at the Chanel College Gym.

Female Academy – 3.30pm till 4.45pm
Male Academy – 5.00pm till 6.15pm

Additional sessions of Athlete movement education will be provided at times suitable to the participants.

Session timetables for all will be provided to those successful applicants.

Academy numbers will be restricted to a maximum of 12 participants in each (male and female), and participants will be required to apply via the online form below, providing information around why they should be considered for academy selection.

There will be a user pays element for each participant of $ 200.00 per person.

Applications are still open and will close on Friday 13 July 2018 at 5.00pm.