Online Learning - Get #MatchReady21

We may be in lockdown and unable to do our usual Pre-season training but we can still get #MatchReady21

This page summarises the range of online learning opportunities, including officiating, playing, coaching and grounds maintanance. 

We want you to have a go at as many of the opportunities as possible, sending your completion certificates or records of attendance to - we will publish and update a club league table with incentives for the club with the most sign ups. So please share this page with your team and club membership. 


ECB Association of Cricket Officials has created a range of FREE online courses for aspiring umpires and scorers. The courses are a great way for people to use the current downtime to learn a new skill or brush up on their knowledge

Umpiring: Click here to find out how you can take the Basics of Umpiring or Stage1 course from ECB ACO 

Scoring: This course is designed to provide all the skills needed to start scoring.  The course covers the basics of scoring a game of cricket such as scoring symbols, umpire signals, dismissals and gives a helpful overview of the laws of the game. Book now here.


The GMA (Grounds Management Association, formerly the IoG - Institute of Groundsmanship) has launched its first ever online course, at a cost of just £25!

Please click here for more information and for details of our fantastic incentives to join the GMA.


Skills need refreshing after a long winter? Want to improve areas of your game? Check our YouTube page for our latest skill videos including a fielding session from our Women & Girls team 


Look out for updates on our upcoming All Stars & Dynamos Activator training courses, for both adults and juniors. In the meantime check out the library of resources available;

Sky MasterclassesiCoach Cricket  I  UK Coaching  I  Chance to Shine Schools Portal

Schools Virtual Cricket #HantsCricketChallenge

Watch the video below and then have a go at Coach Ryan's Cricket challenges either at home or in school with your class. Post your videos for the chance to win! 

#HantsSchoolChallenge Music:Wander Musician:@iksonmusic

Staying Connected - Social Media Workshops

Digital skills are more important than ever. Is your club getting the most out of their social media accounts? Check out our 20-minute social media webinars with cricket development managers Rob Pfeiffer and Simon Jones.

ECB Learning Pages

iCoach Cricket  |  You're The Umpire  |  The Laws of the game  |  The winning mindset  |   Looking after the green stuff  |   BBC Get Inspired  |  Stay At Home with the England cricketers  |  Google Digital Garage  |  Together Through This Test

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