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    SLC Coaching Workshop by Dr. Ferdinands from 6-12 Oct.

    October 03, 2014

    A  Coaching Workshop  by Dr. Ferdinands (International Cricket Coaching Consultant) will be held October 06 to  October 12,  2104 at the National Training Center , Max Academy RPICS organized by the National Coaching Department of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).

    Dr. Ferdinands will cover subjects on the lines of Spin Bowling, and will also cover biomechanics in the area of fast bowling & batting. This programme will be beneficial for National Coaching Department Staff / Premier Club Coaches & SLC Contracted Players.


    Dr. Ferdinands is an international cricket coaching consultant, having a specialist research background in cricket biomechanics, supported by cricket playing and professional coaching experience. A former first-class cricketer, Dr Ferdinands is currently appointed as a technical coach at the Sydney University Cricket Club (Sydney Grade Level), working to develop elite player squads of batsmen, fast bowlers and spin bowlers by improving technical efficiency and diversity. He is regularly invited to perform coaching consultancy services around the world. In 2009, he was a biomechanics coaching consultant at the Indian National Cricket Academy (N.C.A., Bangalore), presenting a series of seminars and workshops on cricket biomechanics and coaching to elite Indian coaches, players and administrators.


    In 2013, Dr. Ferdinands held an Advanced Cricket Coaching Biomechanics Workshop on Batting and Fast Bowling at the 13th Asian Federation of Sports Medicine Congress in Malaysia, a workshop that attracted elite coaches, players and administrators from Asia and around the world.  Dr. Ferdinands also performs cricket coaching workshops for The Victorian Cricket School (VCS), which is headed by Graham Yallop, former Australian Test cricketer.


    In addition, he has taught the cricket coaching level 2 module for Cricket New South Wales. He was also a biomechanics consultant for New Zealand Cricket, screening the country’s elite bowlers for injury susceptibility factors and identifying specific technical characteristics.


    Furthermore, Dr. Ferdinands’ research was an important factor in the development of the current ICC bowling legality measures. He was the editor of the Cricket Information Service for the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports, acting as a cricket coaching consultant to cricketers worldwide. And, in 2015, Dr. Ferdinands will have two notable appointments: first, to act as  the conference convener of the World Congress of Science and Medicine in Cricket in Sydney, the world’s premier conference in cricket science, a major event for cricket scientists, coaches, players and administrators around the world, scheduled to occur in conjunction with the ICC Cricket World Cup; and second, to run an Advanced Cricket Biomechanics and Coaching  workshop for the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports in France, the first such workshop on the European mainland. (KH)

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