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Holiday Courses

Fun and inclusive group coaching sessions for various age groups during school holidays throughout the year.

School Holiday Courses

Each school holiday we run a number of courses for children in School Years 2 – 7. These courses involve a number of different cricket practises and games and are a great opportunity for players to improve their skills. The courses are delivered by our full-time community coaches who are experts in delivering enjoyable and engaging sessions to children.

All courses take place in the indoor school at The Centre of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton, TA1 IJT. 

Autumn Half-term 2019 Courses

DayDateTimeCourseCostSchool YearsBooking
Monday28th Oct2-5pmBlast Batting £152, 3 & 4BOOK NOW
Tuesday29th Oct9:30am-3:30pmHoliday Course£255, 6 & 7BOOK NOW
Wednesday30th Oct9:30am-12:30pmGirls Only Course£155, 6, 7 & 8BOOK NOW
Thursday31st Oct2-5pmBlast Batting £155, 6 & 7BOOK NOW
Friday1st Nov9:30am-3:30pmHoliday Course£252, 3 & 4BOOK NOW

For more information on any courses please email scott.chappell@somersetcricketboard.org or call 01823 352266.

School Years 2,3 & 4 course

The School Years 2, 3 & 4 course will involve lots of softball games and activities and will give the players the opportunity to bat, bowl and catch their way through the holiday! Players on the course do not need any cricket equipment; however they are more than welcome to bring their bats if they would like to.

School Years 5, 6 & 7 course

The School Years 5, 6 & 7 course will give players the opportunity to improve their cricketing skills through a range of activities, practises and games. A mixture of softball and hardball (for appropriate players) activities will allow players to explore and develop their game in a positive environment. Players on the course will need all their cricket equipment (bat, pads, gloves, box, helmet) if they would like to bat against a hard ball. 


Blast Batting

‘Blast Batting’ is a holiday coaching course where players will practise their batting skills through a mixture of fun activities and games. Players will get the opportunity to hit lots of balls in a safe and nurturing environment developing their ball striking and power. Most importantly players will have a fantastic time! The School Years 5, 6 & 7 course will include hard ball practise and players will need to bring all their cricket equipment. The School Years 2, 3 & 4 course will be softball.

The cost of the course is just £15 and will be delivered by our full-time community coaches who are experts in delivering fun and engaging sessions to children.

Girls Only Course

This is a course for any girl in School Years 5, 6, 7 or 8. The girls will practise their cricket skills through a mixture of fun activities and games. All activities will use a soft ball and will give players the opportunity to improve their batting, bowling, throwing and catching skills in a fun and friendly environment. The course will be delivered by our full-time community coaches who are experts in delivering fun and engaging sessions to children. Girls do not need to bring any equipment but are more than welcome to bring their bats if they would like. They also need to wear trainers and comfortable clothing (cricket whites are not necessary).

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