Category Archives: School Sport

Crazy Catch wicket keeping video goes viral!

This new short wicket keeping clip featuring Surrey Cricket’s Ben Foakes working with fielding coach Chris Taylor and Alec Stewart has been taking the internet by storm and has amassed nearly 50,000 views! The drill uses a Crazy Catch Wildchild at a 90 degree angle with a wobble stump trying to distract the wicket keeper.

  1. DISTRACTION STUMPING DRILL 

    2. TURN AND BOUNCE DRILL

This 'Turn & Bounce' wicket keeping drill simulates a #wicketkeeper taking a ball that turns and bounces through the gate. Starting Position @benfoakes7 has excellent 'posture' and athletic position. His eyes are level and engaged. The take technique – Upper body rotation to 'cope' with the bouncing ball. – Foakes maintains a large catching area as he turns – Quick hands back to the stumps – Follows ‘take and break’ with a straight back into 'posture position' Overtrain – Try multiple feeds from multiple angles which will challenge your player to produce solid technique every ball. Try a set of 6 balls 🏏 Progression – Flip to the insane side of the Crazy Catch for more challenge Thanks to Chris Taylor of @surreycricket for the footage and coaching points #Cricket #surreycricket #crickettraining #cricketcoaching #crazycatch @wecoachcricket @cricketmentoring @citycricketacademy @procoachcricket

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A second drill will called ‘Turn & Bounce’ simulates a  wicket keeper taking a ball that turns and bounces through the gate. Chris Taylor has kindly provided his coaching insight ….

Starting Position @benfoakes7 has excellent ‘posture’ and athletic position. His eyes are level and engaged.

The take technique

  • Upper body rotation to ‘cope’ with the bouncing ball.
  • Foakes maintains a large catching area as he turns
  • Quick hands back to the stumps
  • Follows ‘take and break’ with a straight back into ‘posture position’

Overtrain – Try multiple feeds from multiple angles which will challenge your player to produce solid technique every ball. Try a set of 6 balls 🏏

Progression – Flip to the insane side of the Crazy Catch for more challenge!

If you have enjoyed this drill, check out the Think Outside the Box drills and accompanying PDF drillcards produced with Tammy Beaumont and Mark Garaway … there are 6 innovative drills which are not just about catching but also work on evading the short ball, hitting the stumps, power hitting and taking those high boundary catches. Add fun, variety and challenge into any training session http://thinkoutsidethebox.pagedemo.co/ 

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Netball Training Drills working on accuracy, hand speed and an amazing challenge #SoloSessions

Crazy Catch ambassador Sasha Corbin has a new #SoloSessions series out with some great netball drills including these three below using the Crazy Catch. Crazy Catch is an unique training tool with two different sides of netting … the larger mesh creates a really unpredictable rebound which will really challenge your reactions

  1. Develop your hand-eye coordination with this QUICK HANDS drill … one ball goes straight, whilst the other goes side to side. Use smaller, lighter balls to add extra challenge.

2. ACCURACY – Take the ball on extension off the Crazy Catch before taking aim at the post. See how many you can hit in a row! Let us know how you do … Tag us in your social posts @CrazyCatchUK

and finally how about this skill to try and challenge… its totally INSANE!!! Ball juggling whilst sitting down … great for your hand – eye co-ordination and it looks so cool!! Sash takes you through the step by step guide to learning this skill!!

If you like these drills and want more training ideas … check out our Think Outside the Box drills which include a coaches PDF download of the set up, coaching points and progressions … visit http://sc-totb.pagedemo.co/

Shop for Crazy Catch on the UK STORE or with our your favourite netball retailers

5 drills to help improve your Football skills!!! Dual Freestyle x Crazy Catch

If you are an aspiring football player or a coach looking for ways to improve your players skills – check out these innovative new drills from Crazy Catch featuring the amazing technique of Dual Freestyle. Use the Ultimate Rebound Net to add fun and challenge to any training session whilst developing your first touch, passing accuracy, reactions, technique and shooting skills using the INSANE rebounds … just get creative and try these drills …

  1. Iconic Premier League Volleys Recreated

The Crazy Catch Freestyle can be used to put the ball in an exact area. Great to work on heading, volleys … how about trying Rooney’s bicycle against Man City??

2. INSANE Shots

Practice your passing accuracy and control. Use the INSANE side of the Crazy Catch set to a 90 degree angle then finish. Add a defender to try and win the ball back.

3. Tennis vs Football 

It’s keepy uppie with an extra tennis twist as you work with your partner to keep the ball up trying different tricks and skills along the way and always testing your control.

4. Technique Matters

The best always master the basics … Try these ideas in your next training session or at home in the garden adding footwork drills to improve your feet speed. Get creative and work on different techniques ie- inside of the foot, laces, half volleys, left foot, right foot, knee then volley etc etc

5. Rebound Teammates

A 1 v 1 skills drill using 4 Crazy Catches positioned around a square. Use the nets as extra team mates to play the ball off to help keep it from your partner.

Crazy Catch is the number one rebound net and the only training aid with patented net technology for an INSANE rebound. High quality, versatile and portable – its the professionals choice and available from all leading soccer retailers and via the Crazy Catch UK Store. Choose the Double Trouble range for Football.

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Crazy Catch for Rugby Training | James Haskell Video

New Crazy Catch ambassador James Haskell demonstrates some new Rugby training drills which are designed to improve your handling skills, reactions and add fun and extra challenge to any training drill.

The video includes 5 new drills filmed at Warwick School and using products from the Crazy Catch Double Trouble range…

  • Engage the Back Line
  • Tackle and Lay Off
  • High Ball Catches
  • Crazy Keepie Uppie
  • Quick Hands and Offloads

“Crazy Catch is great for what I want to do fitness wise because you have that ability to combine hand-eye coordination skills which is something you have to do all the time in Rugby with some condition element as well which will get  your heart rate going. ”  – James Haskell

Crazy Catch is the world’s number one rebound net – with a unique INSANE rebound. With the double trouble range for Rugby their are two different sides of netting. The small mesh returns the ball more predictably whereas the larger mesh is completely unpredictable and excellent for reaction training. Used by top international teams and players, add Crazy Catch to your training kit!

Primary Schools | Add fun and innovation to your PE lessons

As the new school term kicks off, teachers will be looking for new ways to engage more pupils in sport and PE lessons. From learning, fundamental throwing and catching skills right up to extending the skill set of some of the UK’s most talented young athletes, the Crazy Catch is the Ultimate Rebound Net for Schools.

Take a look at our new animations, which gives a brief overview of some of the products benefits and varied applications. From motor skill development to reaction or vision training both for large class games or individual skills training and everything in between

  • Learning basic Throwing, Catching and Motor Skills
  • Lunchtime Activities
  • Sporting Skill Development
  • Vision Training
  • Stretching Gifted and Talented pupils
  • Improving Focus and Attention in class
  • Linking to other curriculum

Going forward we will have suggested session plans, Crazy Catch games, drills and activities all available as free teaching resources to download at any time. Whilst new Primary and Secondary School packs are now available online…

 

 

Netball Training Drills with Sasha Corbin, Serena Guthrie and Kadeen Corbin

If your Netball team is looking to improve your skills this season, then you need Crazy Catch. Check out our new “Think Outside the Box” drills with England Roses players Sasha and Kadeen Corbin and Serena Guthrie with some top tips and ideas to add fun and challenge to your training sessions. Take a look and try them out for yourself …

DOWNLOAD THE PDF COACHING RESOURCE FOR THE CRAZY CATCH WARM UP CIRCUIT

DOWNLOAD THE PDF COACHING RESOURCE FOR CRAZY CATCH IN SYNC SQUARE

DOWNLOAD THE PDF COACHING RESOURCE FOR THE CRAZY CATCH INDIAN FILE DRILL

DOWNLOAD THE PDF COACHING RESOURCE FOR CRAZY CATCH REBOUND SHOTS

Crazy Catch is a high quality rebound net with patented net technology. Only Crazy Catch offers this unpredictable rebound with a Netball and that’s why it’s used and loved by top international players including Sasha, Serena and Kadeen but its also just as suitable to help beginners learning the game. Crazy Catch comes fully assembled & there are 4 sizes to choose from. Select from the Crazy Catch Double Trouble range for #Netball – one side has small netting for repetition drills whilst the other is totally insane side, perfect for reactions & really testing your catching & receiving skills.

You can buy Crazy Catch from leading Netball retailers including Netball UK and Barrington Sports 

Catch Catch fun at the inaugural Legacy Netball camp

Legacy Netball hosted their inaugural netball camp this weekend at Brunel University and Crazy Catch were on hand to add the Ultimate Rebound Net to the fun on offer. Legacy Netball is owned by England Netballers Serena Guthrie and Sasha Corbin, who is also a Crazy Catch ambassador and the camps saw some of Sasha’s Crazy Catch Solo Sessions brought to the event.

Crazy Catch at Legacy Netball

Crazy Catch is a brilliant netball training aid great for skill development with its INSANE side adding extra challenge. Solo Sessions include handling drills, team rotation drills and games including Crazy Ball adapted with netball rules. Sasha and Serena were on hand to add their top tips and in no time at all the girls had all acquired some great new skills and everyone had loads of fun!

At part of the ongoing partnership, anyone who attends a Legacy Netball camp are able to access a 15% discount on any Crazy Catch purchased on the Crazy Catch UK store (the double trouble range is recommended for netball) Click Here to shop – add you Legacy Netball coupon code at the check out.

Look out for some brand new Crazy Catch Netball drills as part of our Think Outside the Box campaign coming soon. Follow us on Facebook to be the first to see them!!!