Accelerate your game with our programme, as led by legends in cricket
The Craig McDermott International Cricket Academy (CMICA) programme was designed to shape you into an international player as well as cultivate you to become the best one yet. Whether you’re an aspiring 12-year-old cricketer or an 18-year-old player, our programme has all the fundamental elements to mould you into a top-level cricketer.
The CMICA programme is based on the course implemented by the National Cricket Centre in Brisbane for Cricket Australia. It is a programme endorsed by both organisations.
What’s more, our top-notch cricket school offers some flexibility when it comes to the age of our students and we also allow shorter periods — as short as eight weeks — of training from time to time. But we do recommend the full 16 weeks of training.
Our 16 weeks of training provides the ideal reinforcement to help you develop new habits and gain maximum skills, every session each week.
The CMICA programme’s specialist cricket instruction will focus on the following key components for every one 3-hour session per week:
From battling to bowling to fielding, our expert cricket coaching proceeds to develop players through goal setting, pre-session planning and post-session review.
The CMICA programme is designed for young cricketers at the age of 12 through older ones at the age of 18 (with some flexibility).
Each academy will have eight world-class guest coaches, every second week. Craig McDermott, as the founder, will be in attendance for most sessions.
For our winter sessions, we had the following guest coaches in Brisbane:
Alan Border Field
Alan Border Field is the home of Queensland Cricket and the newly opened, 29 million dollar Australian National Cricket Centre, and facilities are arguably the best in the world.
Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG)
The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is the home of New South Wales Cricket and one of Australia’s premier and most famous cricket grounds. The historic SCG celebrated its 100th cricket Test in 2012.
Blacktown International Sportspark
Developed as a major playing and training venue for the 2000 Olympics, The Blacktown International Sportspark is the sporting hub for Western Sydney, boasting world class facilities.
Tony Ireland Stadium
The Tony Ireland Stadium is an international standard cricket stadium in Thuringowa Central, Townsville, Australia. The stadium is a part of the Riverway sporting and cultural complex.
Players will receive an initial video assessment along with at least one review later in the programme. This will apply to both batting and bowling. This is delivered via a web-based online platform.
To enroll, please click the “Apply Now” button below and fill in your details, and we will get back to you shortly. We hope to see you soon.