Category Archives: Multi Sports

Think Outside the Box | #WWC15 with Tammy Beaumont

Running alongside the Women’s World Cup hosted around England this June and July; Crazy Catch are pleased to announce our brand new campaign “Think Outside the Box” which see’s England’s Tammy Beaumont demonstrating some new and innovative Crazy Catch drills for cricket working with Director of Cricket at Millfield School Mark Garaway.

Says Marketing Manager Kate Costin Think Outside the Box is all about providing coaches with new drill ideas away from the traditional throw and catch concept often associated with Crazy Catch “This series of six drills shows the Crazy Catch as an all round training aid for cricket so we have some great batting drills and ways to use the Crazy Catch to improve your visual skills and decision making”. “Coaches will be able to access these drills via our social channels and also download the FREE PDF which gives all the information you need to run the practice at your school or club so the drill set up, equipment list, progressions, coaching points and some great advice from Tammy and Mark. We are sure that players will be able to make significant gains in their game with this outside the box thinking and hopefully we will see the Crazy Catch being used more creatively as its a hugely  versatile piece of kit”

The Crazy Catch classic range for cricket has both a SANE and INSANE side when used with a small ball. This enables the product to be used at all levels of the game across batting, bowling and fielding skills whilst its also great for team games, warm ups and for gym work incorporating reaction training.

Goalkeeper reaction training session with Real Madrid & Crazy Catch

Real Madrid is one of the world’s biggest football clubs and they along with top goalkeeping coach Luis Llopis, have been using Crazy Catch for a couple of years now. Watch this new video of a reaction session featuring Keylor Navas, Kiko Casilla and Ryan Yanez Alabart.

This session uses the Crazy Catch Wildchild Double Trouble as well as a mixture of footballs and smaller tennis balls. Using smaller balls develops quicker reflexes and also aids visual performance (plus going back to using footballs then makes these balls much easier to save). The unique thing about the Crazy Catch is its INSANE rebound so the tennis ball comes off the net very erratically pushing you to the limit and making for a very intensive session. Luis also sometimes pushes the net as the ball impacts to create more pace and unpredictability for these elite keepers. Try some of these ideas in your next session …

Crazy Catch is the original and best rebound net for football (or Soccer) training … Chose from the Double Trouble range; these have large netting on one side, so it’s INSANE even with a football (grey side in image above), then small netting on the front. The Ultimate Rebound Net is available from leading football retailers including Pro Direct Soccer. 

Create more exciting warm ups with Crazy Catch | Will Greenwood & Maidenhead Rugby examples

If you feel like you are just going through the paces in your warm ups, then you need Crazy Catch. Add excitement and immediately get your reactions sharp and your hand-eye co-ordination in play ahead of your game or training session. You can also use Crazy Catch for some high intensity team games and challenges to development camaraderie and communication skills.

Take a look at these couple of examples posted on 2003 Rugby World Cup winner, Will Greenwood’s instagram page … here he is with the lads from Maidenhead Rugby but these and similar drills work just as well in other sports. Get creative and share your drills @CrazyCatchUK

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These warm up videos even got spotted by Vision Performance specialist Zoe Wimshurst who added her endorsement too

Crazy Catch is available for leading Rugby retailers including Barrington Sports and Pro Direct Rugby 

#Treemendous | Share your skills this festive period with Crazy Catch

How do you fancy winning £500??? Well thanks to #Treemendous, the innovative, Christmas campaign from Crazy Catch, now you can!!! All you need to do is get creative with your Crazy Catch and submit your amazing skill, great save, super training drill or wow trick shot onto our festive microsite at www.crazycatch-treemendous.co.uk (Full site live 21st November)

Check out some of our ambassadors and friends of Crazy Catch showing your their skills in our official videos to give you some ideas and inspiration. Why not try these out in your next training session??

Once the #Treemendous competition launches, you will be able to go onto the site and upload your #Treemendous video (and view and vote for your favourites). Register your details now so you are kept up to speed with all the information!

Anyone can take part … get creative with your team mates or submit your best solo session. Whatever your sport or even something completely random, like your talented dog training with Crazy Catch. The crazier, the better in our eyes!!
1500x5000-classic-enter#Treemendous FAQ’s

  • How do you enter #Treemendous ??

To enter #Treemendous all you need to do is film your #Treemendous skill and post it onto a social media site of your choice. Then copy the URL and paste it into our “Submit a Video” form at www.crazycatch-treemendous.co.uk. NB – We would recommend anyone entering #Treemendous reads the full Terms and Conditions before entering.

  • Do you have to have a Crazy Catch to enter?? 

No, we would prefer videos featuring the Crazy Catch but that is not mandatory and will not hamper your chance of winning #Treemendous.

  • How do you win #Treemendous??

The winning video will be the fan video which collects the most votes on the #Treemendous microsite. Video owners can use social media and share their video to encourage friends, family etc to get behind their entry and vote but only votes cast on the site itself will be counted and it’s only one vote per person. The winner will be announced on 31st January and there will also be runners up prizes of a Crazy Catch for each category (videos are categorised by sport) so even if you have to wait until Christmas, for Santa to bring you a Crazy Catch, you can still take part!

  • How can you win a Crazy Catch? 

As well as entering your video, you can also win a Crazy Catch by voting in #Treemendous. One lucky voter will win a Crazy Catch of their choice after the competition closes on 31 January 2017 from all votes cast.

  • Where can I buy a Crazy Catch? 

Crazy Catch is available from all leading sports stores. With its unique, patented net technology Crazy Catch is used by top athletes in football, hockey, cricket, netball and many more sports, to help take their game to the next level. As well as skill development, Crazy Catch is used to develop reactions, speed and agility, vision performance, hand-eye co-ordination, for injury rehabilitation and much more. The perfect sporting Christmas present … and great for endless hours of family fun in the garden.

Omari Hutchinson | Train for the Game (with Crazy Catch)

Omari Hutchinson is only 13 years old but already has the football world talking about his talent. A You Tube video featuring some of his skills and goals (by the F2 Freestylers) has already hit over 3 million views so Arsene Wenger may well have a future premier league star on his books.

Omari is part of the soccer skills group “The Tekk Squad” which also includes England women’s player Gemma Davison and trick shot guru Coytie and we are pleased to say he is a big Crazy Catch fan and uses the product regularly to develop his first touch and skills. “If you keep training, you improve” says Omari. Check out his new video with Crazy Catch as part of the Train for the game series produced by Sports on Screen.

Hockey players – Upskill your self with Self Pass

Hockey is changing … its becoming faster and more skilful than ever before. On the global stage, players are pushing the boundaries of what is possible whilst the surfaces and equipment create a game in which the ball is in the air more and control and touch is paramount.

Basic stick skills are fundamental and are developed and trained daily by all the top players – practice still makes perfect after all. Training with Crazy Catch is a given … take your skills to the next level like the kookaburra’s skills circuits which adds challenge and competition to their sessions whilst you can see the self pass skill-ers mesmerising two ball juggle in this new video. Crazy Catch have hooked up with Self Pass to bring you some incredible new training drills so its not just goalkeepers that have all the fun now with the Ultimate Rebound Net.

Crazy Catch has two different sides of netting – one SANE and one completely INSANE. Its a great way to develop your first touch, learn to pick high balls and aerials, develop shooting skills like volleying, deflections and 3D skills … whatever your position, take your game to the next level and keep following Crazy Catch for lots of exciting new hockey content coming up with the Champions Trophy and Olympics just around the corner!

#ReindeerTraining episode two: Crazy Catch for netball with Sasha Corbin

After a gruelling bootcamp, our Reindeer are gradually getting their fitness back ahead of their big job on Christmas eve. Now for our next animation, we have enlisted the help of England Netballer Sasha Corbin who will help develop some reaction catching skills so the presents can be delivered down each chimney in record quick time…

Use the SANE side for developing your skills then flip over to the INSANE side to test your agility and reactions even further – taking your game to the next level, just like our ambassador Sasha. If you missed our video with her from earlier in the year, see how the Ultimate Rebound Net can improve your netball skills… train alone or have fun with your team mates with this award winning piece of training kit.

For netball choose from the Crazy Catch Double Trouble range which has small netting on the front and large netting on the back for a completely unpredictable return with a netball. You will be amazed, how fast the ball comes back and the possibilities are endless in terms of adding variety to your netball training.

The perfect gift for all netball players this Christmas

The perfect gift for all netball players this Christmas

Available to buy from all leading netball and sports retailers including Netball UK and the “I heart England Netball store” OR if you fancy being in with a chance of winning one, just check out the latest competition from our friends over at Gilbert Netball. All you need to do is create your #CrazyCatchPhrase … the winning suggestion will also feature on your very own Go Crazy Netball