Peter Wellings Cricket Coaching Camp in Kolkata January 2016
We are delighted to confirm that we will be running another 4 day cricket coaching camp in Kolkata at the CCFC ground starting Saturday January 23rd. The coaching camp is open to all young cricketers aged 6 to 15. If you’re interested in joining us please let me know and I’ll connect you with the camp organiser Husna-Tara Prakash.
I’ll also be in Delhi from the 18th – 20th of January and the 27th – 29th for coaching and cricket related projects including charitable work and equipment distribution to those in need.
Please feel free to get in touch if you’re interested in getting involved.
Yours in cricket,
Pirbright School Surrey Cricket Champions
Here's a special mention for Pirbright Village Primary School who yesterday became Surrey County Champions in U10s Kwik Cricket from nearly 300 schools entered.
Headmaster Tim Hart and his staff have created a culture of sport at Pirbright that is as good as I've seen in all my years of coaching. After School Cricket Club on Thursdays has 80+ kids attending for a 2hr session every week. The next Joe Root can be seen holding his trophy aloft....
Well done boys!
CCE Scholarships Available To Passionate Young Cricketers
As always we’ll be offering a small number of scholarship places to young cricketers whose family/life circumstances may inhibit them from attending. If you know of a young cricketer of exceptional ability or a child with tremendous passion for cricket/sport who fits into this category please feel free to nominate them.
Wello Coaching With Slum Charity Vision Rescue in Mumbai
Here's some photos of cricket training with the boys from Vision Rescue near Churchgate in Mumbai. Vision Rescue do some excellent work helping people living in Mumbai's many slums to receive education and food as well as funding cricket and football training.
With me is my old friend Manu email@example.com who looks after the football and cricket for Vision Rescue. If you're heading to Mumbai please go and see Manu & the boys and maybe donate some kit - a decent cricket bat or 2 never goes amiss.
Coaching Cricket Excellence Cricket Coaching Tour Of France
Here’s some photos from our recent cricket coaching tour of France. Huw Jones, Raminder Singh & Gags Khurana joined me for 8 days travelling around the whole of France visiting schools who've trained with us before and introducing new schools to cricket.
We've now coached cricket to over 5,000 French students since 2011. Those that excel will of course be immediately drafted into the England squad.
Allez Les Bleus
Match v Dilip Vengsarkar Cricket Academy
Coaching Cricket Excellence's match against The Dilip Vengsarkar Cricket Academy at Normandy CC in July this year.Above is the photo of both teams.
The standard of play was excellent and a hard fought game was won by the Indian tourists with an over to spare. Well played our boys especially 12 year olds Blake Cullen & Aaryan Sen who made their debuts for Coaching Cricket Excellence.
Looking forward to seeing Dilip Vengsarkar & the boys in Mumbai this November.
Ex-India player Sriram Sridharan join CCE Coaching Team
This year we had ex-India player Sriram Sridharan join Coaching Cricket Excellence for 6 weeks of coaching at our Richmond CC base in south-west London.
Apart from being a top man he's also an excellent coach and our young cricketers thoroughly enjoyed his cricket masterclasses, especially those on playing spin.
See you back in England for more coaching at Richmond CC next year Sriram.
Even the snow can’t stop us playing cricket!
These are exclusive snapshots of April this year's, when even the heavy snow fall in UK can not stop "Peter's Brigade" from playing cricket.
Sierra Leone Cricket Equipment Donation
I'm delighted to announce that Coaching Cricket Excellence 's shipment of cricket kit and equipment has arrived safely in Freetown, Sierra Leone and is now being put to good use by all the enthusiastic young cricketers there. Here's links to articles about the donation in local Sierra Leone newspapers and websites:
Thanks to everyone who gave something however small to make this project possible.
Cricket Kit Donation To Afghanistan
Wello with Afghani cricketer Said Rezvan exchanging a mountain of cricket kit for distribution in Afghanistan by Said and other Afghan members of Brondesbury CC's Casuals Side.
Special thanks to old friend Bernie Spratt for putting me in touch with Said and the Afghan boys at Bron and also to 2 Australian overseas players Nathan Sowter (Normandy CC) and Andrew Lowe (Richmond CC) for leaving lots of their kit behind when they returned downunder for sending where it's needed most.
Cricket Shipment for Sierra Leone
Here's Coaching Cricket Excellence's latest shipment of cricket kit to Kent Cricket Club in Sierra Leone for collection by CEO & Founder Emmanuel Pessima , www.kcccricket-sl.com.
The shipment includes 70 cricket bats, over 200 cricket and tennis balls, pads, gloves, shoes, helmets and plastic cricket stumps plus a new Katchet Ramp all designed to help cricket grow in Sierra Leone.
Please may I extend a sincere thanks to Stuart Bentham of Limeline (Sierra Leone) Ltd www.limeline.slwho agreed to ship all this kit free of charge and also to Buba Ceesay of Redcoat Express Redcoat Organization who's sending the package. Thanks too to all the Coaching Cricket Excellence, Richmond CC and Normandy CC players and parents who donated to make this shipment possible.
Bowling Machine in India
DPS Rewari School in Haryana, India takes delivery of its first ever Bola Bowling Machine. Coaching Cricket Excellence coach Amit Mahajan sends the first ball down with a little help from opening bowler Vikas Yadav .
Thanks to school vice-Chairman Aditya Lakhanpal of JPL Property Developers for making this possible.
Cricket Coaching Indoors Winter 2013-14
Coaching Cricket Excellence, presents "Cricket Coaching Indoors Winter 2013-14", Click here to download the form.
Cricket Kit Needed For Countries In Real Need
Coaching Cricket Excellence is collecting donations of cricket kit and other sporting equipment for shipping to parts of the world desperate for it. We'll be making major shipments to help develop cricket in Sierra Leone through Emmanuel Pessima on Thursday September 12th then further donations going to Afghanistan with Afghan cricketers from the Sunday Casuals of Brondesbury CC.
Collection Times as follows:
Monday September 2nd - Wednesday September 4th at Richmond Cricket Club in SW London
Tuesday September 3rd 6pm onwards & Saturday September 7th all day at Normandy Cricket Club, Surrey. www.pitchero.com/clubs/normandycricketclub
Bats, balls, tennis & other softballs, stumps, pads, gloves, helmets, cricket shoes, boots etc - if you have them we'll get them where they can help fellow cricketers in need. If you have kit you'd like to donate please get in touch or bring it to the designated drop off points.
Tuffers and Butch's Ashes After-Party
Celebrating the true colors of ashes in "TUFFERS & BUTCH'S AFTER ASHES PARTY".Come and be a part of this magical event.For booking information, Click here.
Young Cricketers From All Over The World Join Coaching Cricket Excellence
Young cricketers from far and wide have joined Coaching Cricket Excellence for our summer holiday coaching courses at Richmond CC in SW London.
On the left are Mri and Aryan Nandagopal who came all the way from Chennai in India to join our Early Break & T20 Courses. On the right are Thomas and Edward Naish who came to our T20 Course from Eastbourne on the south coast of England and booked a hotel in London for the week. If you want to play cricket - wherever you live in the world - come and join us www.coachingcricketexcellence.co.uk
Professional Cricket Coaching for young Indian and overseas cricketers
Following on from our extensive coaching activities in India over the past 2 years Coaching Cricket Excellence will be running daily coaching sessions for young Indian and overseas cricketers in London during school breaks and through the English summer. Children from 5 upwards are welcome to attend regardless of ability or experience – we have sessions suitable for beginners through to cricketers involved at state level.
Sandeep Yadav (16 years old playing for Haryana U19s) is one such boy:
"Training with Peter and the CCE team has been an amazing experience full of new ideas that I previously had not seen. I have learnt that fitness and fielding are essential for any young cricketer now and I have improved so much playing fast bowling. I can’t wait to start training with Peter in England as part of my journey into professional cricket."
Coaching Cricket Excellence Head Coach Peter Wellings speaks competent Hindi, French and Afrikaans and has a coaching team fluent in several Indian languages.
Coaching will take place at Richmond CC www.richmondcricketclub.com in south west London which is easily accessible by road, rail and underground.
The Peter Wellings Indoor Cricket Academy 2013
The Peter Wellings Indoor Cricket Academy 2013 at Featherstone Sports Centre in Southall.We have 36 talented young cricketers enrolled from 13 different clubs in and around the west London/Surrey area with the youngest 8 years old and the oldest 17.
Also shown are the coaching team left to right Anand Anand 'shok' Ashok, Bruce Friderichs, Wello, Raminder Singh, Chris Chris F WakefieldWishing all those young cricketers and coaches the very best in their cricketing journey.
Coaches Wanted! Looking for Coaching Work?
CCE has opportunities for talented and enthusiastic coaches who are passionate about cricket and coaching. We have projects running in the UK and all over the world.
Email Peter firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Wello With The Latest Batch of Katchet Fielding Ramps For Distribution To Developing Countries Worldwide
Some Words of Appreciation from the owner of KATCHET regarding CCE’s work around the globe:
"Katchet is proud to be an official supporter of the CCE Third World Initiative. Peter Wellings’ passion for coaching cricket in underprivileged communities is a project we are excited to be involved with. We continue to support Peter and CCE Third World Initiative as they spread the love of cricket to all corners of the globe."
Director – Katchet & Ledgends Ltd
Peter Wellings encouraging Young Indians in Bangalore, India.
Wello & family coaching near Bangalore, India on behalf of the wonderful Shreyas Yoga Retreat www.shreyasretreat.com Shreyas funded our whole stay as each day we went and coached in orphanages, villages and local schools allowing us to give out dozens of plastic cricket bats and tennis balls.
The areas we visited were: Bolumaranahalli Village, Byrasettyhalli Village, Kaveri Vanita Sevashrama, Hessaraghatta & Nelamangala Town all in Karnataka.
Special thanks to Balaji who manages the retreat and Pawan Malik the owner who made this all possible.
VKS - Leading Supporter of Cricket Coaching Excellence
VKS are the leading supporter of Coaching Cricket Excellence's work in the Third World. This year Vinay and Vinod Bedi who run VKS donated over £15,000 of new cricket kit to our fund which has been sent all over the world to places in great need including Sierra Leone, Afghanistan and India.
Stuart Meaker organises huge Surrey County Cricket Club kit donation
Please can I say a big thank you to Surrey County Cricket Club and in particular their England fast bowler Stuart Meaker who organised the donation of a huge amount of Surrey equipment, clothing and cricket shoes leftover from last season.
Meaks took time out to get the kit together during pre-season training so the next time you see him representing Surrey or England wish him all the best.
Most of this will be sent to countries where it's needed most but if you'd like to get hold of some of the kit which includes Mark Ramprakash and Rory Hamilton-Brown playing gear plus new Surrey CCC helmets let me know. All proceeds to the Coaching Cricket Excellence Third World Initiative.
Distributing bats to children in Delhi's slums
This video shows Wello and Gags Khurana giving out some of the 500 bats we bought using the Coaching Cricket Excellence Third World Fund. The area is Mahipalpur in South Delhi. We are partnering with Ritinjali who do some great work with disadvantaged people all over India.
Vision Rescue and Coaching Cricket Excellence Slideshow
This slideshow shows Coaching Cricket Excellence's work with the charity Vision
Rescue in the slums of Mumbai. It's a tapestry of the conditions people face,
the education and feeding programme and our efforts to nurture the passion for
cricket amongst youngsters in the slums. Poignant but also heartwarming.