Online Level 1 Cricket Groundsmanship

  • ONLY £25!!
  • 3 online theory modules
    • Requirements of the groundsperson and pitch
    • Maintenance activities (Equipment and Machinery)
    • Safe use and storage (Materials)

Hampshire Cricket Board strongly encourages groundstaff to join The Grounds Management Association (GMA, formerly the IoG - Institute of Groundsmanship) and the Hampshire Cricket Groundsmanship Association (#HantsCGA)


#HantsCGA Benefits

  • refund of GMA joining fee for new members (Grassroots Sports Club)
  • 25% rebate on face to face course fees for GMA members

Send evidence of current year GMA membership and course payments to Cricket Development Manager Simon Jones (club/organisation must affiliate to Hampshire Cricket Board and individuals must maintain #HantsCGA (Hampshire Cricket Groundsmanship Association) membership.  Club or individuals joining the GMA qualify for member benefits straight away.

GMA Benefits

One monthly copy of The Groundsman Magazine - keep up to date with features and news

Save with discount on GMA Learning - up to 50% off, optimise playability with best practice

Discounted learning for colleagues - give your team the access to training (n/a to individual membership)

Other Grassroots member benefits include:

  • One-to-one online guidance with 'Ask the Expert'
  • Free annual copy of the GMA Handbook
  • The GMA Annual survey salary report
  • Discounted delegate place at GMA events
  • 15% off at Cotswold Outdoor and other brands
  • Access to the GMA's online technical library
  • Access to free legal advice, online and phone 
    Regular news updates by email


On This Day: Kev James' New World Record

Kev James takes four wickets in four balls - including Tendulkar and Dravid - before commencing an innings which culminated in a century against India on this day in 1996