Junior Blasters – 5-7 Years (formerly In2Cricket)

Junior Blasters is for boys and girls aged between 5 to 7 years. Players will learn the basic skills of cricket, building their skills through fun, game based activities in small groups which are led by our Junior Coaches to ensure every child gets a go, allowing them to test and learn new skills.

The Junior Blasters program is set up in a way that regardless of skill level, participants can progress through the different levels of activity until they have the basic cricket skills required to progress to Master Blasters program.

Skills that children will learn and improve in Junior Blasters include:

  • Social skills

  • Interaction with children and parents with similar interest
    Opportunities for parents and children to get involved
    Parents and children can make new friends
  • Game Sense
  • Learning how to make runs
    Learning how to take wickets
    Learning how to stop runs being scored
  • Locomotor skills
  • Running
    Walking
    Hopping
    Jumping
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
    Sportsmanship
  • Decision making
  • Learning how to make runs
    Learning how to take wickets
    Learning how to stop runs being scored
  • Body management skills
  • Stopping
    Bending
    Twisting
    Landing
    Stretching
    Static and Dynamic Balancing
    Turning
  • Cricket skills
  • Batting skills
    Bowling skills
    Fielding skills
  • Object control skills
  • Bowling
    Throwing
    Catching and fielding
    Striking (batting)
  • Locomotor skills
  • Running
    Walking
    Hopping
    Jumping

Schedule

Pre-Christmas:               Friday 19 October* – Friday 30 November 2018 (7 Games) $130.00

Free Upskill Session: Friday, 12 October, 5.30pm to 6.30pm

Post-Christmas:             Friday 1 February – 14 March 2019 (7 Games) $130.00

Times:                               6:00pm to 7:00pm

Where:                             Gibson Park, Stafford
*Pls arrive 10min prior to game to check of names. * Fully functioning Canteen and Bar.

Free Junior Blasters Upskill Session on  Friday, October 12th, 5.30pm to 6.30pm (pls arrive 15 min prior to start of session)

Fees cover the cost of lights, coaches, grounds and cleaning maintenance, canteen & administration staff.

Go to www.playcricket.com.au to register.

Clothing and Equipment

Registered participants receive a Junior Blasters Pack which includes a cap, personalised shirt and bat and ball (the club will distribute the bats over the first few sessions). Participants are free to wear their school uniform, club or other cricket shirts if they wish, any bottoms allowed. A hat, covered shoes and a water bottle are essential.

All other equipment is provided by the club.

FAQ(S): Do I have to play for both Term 4 and Term 1? Is there a Pre or Post Christmas fee?

No, you do not have to do both Term’s. If your child has achieved the basic skills they can progress to our U8 & U9 Master Blasters Program depending on age and physical requirements.

If moving to Master Blasters, you will pay a Half-Season Post Christmas Membership which covers playing shirt, registration costs, insurance and contribute to ball, equipment and coaching costs. There is no Pre-Christmas Half Season Membership for Master Blasters.