Caribbean News Now!

About Us Contact Us

Countries/Territories

Jump to your country or territory of interest

Advertise with us

Reach our daily visitors from around the Caribbean and throughout the world. Click here for rates and placements.

Contribute

Submit news and opinion for publication

Subscribe

Click here to receive our daily regional news headlines by email.

Archives

Click here to browse our extensive archives going back to 2004

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here.

Climate Change Watch

The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here...

Travel


Follow Caribbean News Now on Twitter
Connect with Caribbean News Now on Linkedin



News from the Caribbean:


Back To Today's News

West aims to sharpen Sagicor WIHPC players 'long format' skills
Published on September 3, 2013 Email To Friend    Print Version

CAVE HILL, Barbados -- Graeme West said he will be looking to build on the strong work ethic the current squad have shown during the second term of the current Sagicor West Indies High Performance Centre for this year.

West said the players had returned to the base of the Sagicor WIHPC at the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies on Monday following a two-week break and he was looking to spend the next few weeks solidifying the players’ game awareness for the longer format.

“Essentially, we have from now until December to work with the players and my intention is to really develop their skills to play the longer version of the game really well during the first half of this term,” he said.

“We are hoping to travel and play a few four-day matches within the Caribbean and in Barbados to give the players the opportunity to put their training experiences into practice.”

West added: “The players have all benefitted from playing in the three-day club matches in Barbados and hopefully we will see during the term a continuation of what we have been doing in training.

“To be successful in all forms of the game, the players need to have all the basics covered and we have spent a lot of time looking at each of them and their basic skills.”

West said he was impressed with the way the players worked during the first term and their eagerness to learn.

“The first term was very good and the key thing that impressed me was the work ethic,” he said.

“There was a great desire from the players to do their work, to do extra work and to seek out all of the areas in which they could improve. It was quite refreshing to have a group of players so hungry to develop.”

The Sagicor WIHPC was established three years ago to ensure that emerging players in the Caribbean meet the physical, mental and social demands placed on them playing the game professionally and internationally.
 
Reads: 2983





Click here to receive daily news headlines from Caribbean News Now!



Back...

Comments:

No comments on this topic yet. Be the first one to submit a comment.

Back...

Send us your comments!  

Send us your comments on this article. All fields are required.

For your contribution to reach us, you must (a) provide a valid e-mail address and (b) click on the validation link that will be sent to the e-mail address you provide.  If the address is not valid or you don't click on the validation link, we will never see it!

Your Name:

Your Email:

(Validation required)

Comments:
Enter Code





Disclaimer
User comments posted on this website are the sole views and opinions of the comment author and are not representative of Caribbean News Now or its staff. Caribbean News Now accepts no liability and will not be held accountable for user comments.
Caribbean News Now reserves the right to remove, edit or censor any comments. Any content that is considered unsuitable, unlawful or offensive, includes personal details, advertises or promotes products, services or websites or repeats previous comments will not be approved.
Before posting, please refer to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.



Other Headlines:



Regional Sports: