Gecko Soft-Ball Cricket Camps!

Stage 1 : Developing the fundamentals of the game

Your cricket journey with Gecko starts here! Where we focus on developing the fundamentals of the game. Our vision is to nurture cricketers who are not just skilled but also adaptable, thoughtful, and well-rounded individuals, both on and off the field.

Join us through out the year at the following venues:

Cheltenham College
St Edwards Oxford
Dean Close School
St Hughs School
Cirencester Cricket Club
Lechlade Cricket Club
Rendcomb College

Camp Hours: 10am-3pm (with the flexibility of drop-off starting from 9am at no extra cost)

Ages: Open to boys and girls aged 6-11

Skill Level: Whether you’re new to cricket or preparing to transition to hard ball cricket, this course is suitable for all.

Coach-to-Player Ratio: Enjoy personalised attention with a 1:8 ratio.

Grouping: Players will be grouped by age and skill level for tailored coaching.

Booking Options: Choose from individual day bookings or the full course.

What to Bring: Pack your lunch, refreshments, caps/hats, sunscreen, and waterproofs to stay comfortable throughout the day.

Prizes: Exciting awards await our young cricketers every week to celebrate their achievements.

Our coaching team consists of professional coaches, many with a professional cricket background. They are all enhanced DBS checked, first aid trained, and have completed safeguarding training as a minimum.

Our coaches prioritize building rapport, active listening, using their intuition, asking thoughtful questions, and providing constructive feedback. Each day at our camp is unique, catering to the varied needs of our cricketers. The program is designed to teach new skills, foster new friendships, and ensure a great time for all.

Prepare for any weather conditions if the camp is outdoors. While our coaches have spare sunscreen, we recommend bringing a hat. In case of wet or cold weather, come prepared with waterproofs, a coat, and dry clothes to change into. Gecko has a range of wet-weather procedures in place, ensuring that the cricket spirit remains high, regardless of the weather conditions.

We eagerly anticipate sharing our knowledge and helping all our cricketers develop their skills within a fun and engaging environment. Join us for an unforgettable cricket adventure!


Gecko Hard Ball Cricket Camps 

Stage 2. Enhancing the Fundamentals of the game!

After our soft-ball cricket camps, this is the next stop on your journey with Gecko. 

Our vision is to develop highly skilled, adaptable and thoughtful cricketers who strive to be the very best version of themselves , on and off the field!

Join us through-out the year at the following venues

Cheltenham College

St Edwards Oxford
Dean Close School
St Hughs School
Cirencester Cricket Club
 Lechlade Cricket Club
Rendcomb College

Timings – 10am-3pm (drop off available from 9am at no extra charge)

Ages – boys and girls from 9-14 years old

Ability – this course is suitable for hardball cricketers

Coach:Player Ratio – 1:8

Groups – players will be grouped on age and or ability

Booking – Option to book individual days or full course

What to bring – lunch, refreshments, caps/hats, sunscreen, waterproofs

Prizes – awards every week

Our coaching team are all professional coaches (most of whom have played or coached in a professional environment). Our coaches are all enhanced DBS checked, first aid trained and have attended safeguarding training as a minimum.

The coaches will aim to build rapport, listen as well as use their intuition, ask effective questions and give constructive feedback. 

Each day of each camp is different, as the makeup and needs of our cricketers will vary. The programme is designed to teach our cricketers new skills, help them make new friends and have a great time doing so.

Each day is broken down into three sessions – like a test match. Over the course of thecamp we will deliver

Batting | Bowling | Throwing | Catching | Strength and conditioning | Teamwork | Communication | Spirit of cricket

Technical | Tactical | Physical | Emotional | Mental

Cricketers will need to be prepared for whatever weather conditions are on the day, if the course is outdoors. The coaches will have spare sun cream but we recommend bringing a hat. In the event of wet or cold weather, we advise you to bring waterproofs, a coat and dry clothes to change into. Gecko has a number of wet weather procedures in place should the course experience inclement weather ranging from fielding games, incredi-ball tournaments, tactical time changes and cricket quizzes to name a few.

We look forward to sharing our knowledge and helping all our cricketers develop their skills in a fun environment 


Gecko Masterclass  

Stage 3. Testing the Fundamentals of the game!

Take your cricket journey to new heights

This advanced program is meticulously designed to challenge and refine your skills, providing an immersive and comprehensive cricket experience.

The Gecko Masterclass is the pinnacle of our holiday cricket offerings, specifically tailored for performance players aged 11 to 18 who are eager to push their abilities to the limit. With a low coach-to-player ratio of 1:4 (often lower than this), you are guaranteed personalised attention and guidance throughout the course, ensuring your development is our top priority.

From 10am to 3pm, you will be engaged in a variety of meticulously crafted sessions, each aimed at enhancing different aspects of your game. Our player-centered approach means the training is tailored to your specific needs and skill set, focusing on areas that require the most attention.

The curriculum includes a blend of drills, scenarios, nets, and technical training, providing a balanced mix of practice and theory. We delve deep into tactical planning, ensuring you understand not just the how, but the why behind each strategy. Physical conditioning is also a key component of the program, preparing your body for the demands of high-level cricket.

Moreover, we recognise the importance of emotional and mental resilience in cricket. As such, our Masterclass includes sessions aimed at strengthening your mental game, helping you develop the focus and confidence needed to perform under pressure.

Join us for the Gecko Masterclass and become a part of an elite group of young cricketers striving for excellence. Develop the skills, adaptability, and mindset required to excel both on and off the field. Book your spot today and take the next step in your cricketing journey with Gecko!


Gecko Winter Academy

Introducing the Winter Academy, stay warm, play hard – Elevate Your Game!

At Gecko Cricket, we believe that consistent coaching throughout the year is the key to unlocking your true cricketing potential. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced player, our academy caters to all levels, and our sessions are tailored to specific age groups.

Embrace the off-season with our expert coaches who will guide you through weekly training sessions, ensuring you stay sharp and ready for the upcoming season. Don’t let the winter months hinder your progress; join us and keep the cricket spirit alive!

Our state-of-the-art facilities are the perfect setting for honing your skills during the colder months. We currently operate in two outstanding indoor locations – Rendcomb College and Dean Close School Sports Hall.

No need to worry about weather disruptions or freezing temperatures. Our indoor venues provide a comfortable and controlled environment, so you can focus on perfecting your game without any distractions.

Whether you’re just starting your cricket journey or aiming to take your skills to the next level, our experienced coaches are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. We believe in personalized guidance, ensuring each player receives the attention they need to flourish.

Winter Academy is not just about maintaining your abilities; it’s about growing them! Our structured training programs are designed to address specific areas of improvement, whether it’s mastering your technique, strengthening your batting, refining your bowling, or enhancing your fielding prowess.

Champions are made in the off-season. Our Winter Academy will equip you with the tools, knowledge, and discipline required to make an impact when the season resumes. You’ll be ahead of the game and ready to shine on the field!

Don’t miss out on this exceptional opportunity to be a part of our Winter Academy. Join now and experience the difference that consistent training can make in your cricketing journey.

Embrace the winter, embrace the challenge, and emerge stronger than ever with Winter Academy!

Gecko Specialist Weekly Programme

Hone your skills at Gecko’s specialist weekly programme.

Are you ready to take your cricket skills to new heights? Join our Gecko Specialist Weekly Programme and embark on a journey of unparalleled improvement. With our expert coaches and dedicated training sessions, you’ll discover a world of opportunities to excel in your chosen area of the game.
Pace Bowling Programme
For aspiring fast bowlers, our Pace Bowling Programme is a haven for refining your bowling action, generating pace, and perfecting your accuracy. From mastering the art of swing and seam to developing deadly yorkers, this programme equips you with the arsenal needed to become a fierce fast bowler on the field.
Wicket Keeping Programme
If you dream of becoming a top-notch wicketkeeper, our Wicket Keeping Programme is tailor-made for you. Learn the techniques of flawless glovework, razor-sharp reflexes, and agile footwork under the guidance of our experienced coaches. Be the ultimate guardian behind the stumps and leave batsmen astonished.
Spin Bowling Programme
Spinners, this one’s for you! Join our Spin Bowling Programme and unravel the secrets of spinning the ball like a pro. From mastering leg-spin, off-spin, to mastering variations, you’ll gain the skills to outfox even the most seasoned batsmen. Spin the web of success and become a match-winning bowler.
Batting Programme
Batsmen, get ready to unleash your potential with our Batting Programme. Our expert coaches will work with you on your stance, grip, footwork, and shot selection. Elevate your batting technique, build confidence, and develop a wide range of shots to tackle any bowler. Step up to the crease with poise and power.
Mix and Match
Can’t decide on just one? No worries! With our Mix and Match option, you can combine programmes and experience the best of both worlds. Customize your training to suit your interests and goals. Whether it’s mastering both spin and pace bowling or fine-tuning your batting and wicket keeping skills, the choice is yours.