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Wilmslow Cricket Club are pleased to promote the healthy aspects of cricket, from both a physical and mental wellbeing approach.
STAMINA AND ENDURANCE
the constant running across the field helps to increase stamina and endurance
BALANCE
balance is also something one can improve through this sport because of the utmost concentration required while playing cricket
FLEXIBILITY
learning to move freely is something that comes with practice in cricket, thus improving on the flexibility of an individual
COORDINATION
when catching or throwing the ball, a cricket player improves his hand-eye coordination
Cricket includes a lot of throwing and sprinting across the field, which is a great cardiovascular activity
PHYSICAL FITNESS
all the sprinting and bowling requires you to be constantly up and running, which increases your physical activity level
IMPROVED MOTOR SKILLS
Bowling, batting and catching the ball require gross motor skills. These are such activities that make the large body muscles to work
MUSCLE TONING
like any other sport, cricket also helps with gaining and toning your muscles.
SOCIAL SKILLS
it’s a great way to interact with people and its also a great way to learn to cope with winning or losing. Cricket matches can last several hours, and within that time one must work with the team in a cooperative manner to develop and initiate game strategies and win the match
TEAM BUILDING
it is a team sport. Eleven players must work together for several hours on the field, utilizing strategies to defeat the other team. Children playing cricket learn cooperation and other social skills, while building a sense of pride and accomplishment when their team wins. Even adults can enjoy the opportunity to foster friendships outside of the office. Victory is all the sweeter when shared

CALCULATE YOUR BMI

Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women.

For most adults, an ideal BMI is in the 18.5 to 24.9 range. For children and young people aged 2 to 18, the BMI calculation takes into account age and gender as well as height and weight.

If your BMI is:

  • below 18.5 – you’re in the underweight range
  • between 18.5 and 24.9 – you’re in the healthy weight range
  • between 25 and 29.9 – you’re in the overweight range
  • between 30 and 39.9 – you’re in the obese range
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OUR GOALS

Wilmslow Cricket Club is determined to help promote a healthy and active lifestyle, both on the pitch and off it. This includes physical and mental wellbeing.
Joining a team is very exciting but it can also be a little bit daunting: new pitch, new routine etc. To help give you the best start we’ve put together useful information about Wilmslow Cricket Club.
Friendly and welcoming to all abilities.
Full training provided to those who have never played, or haven't played for a long time.
Monthly socials held to help cross-team interaction.
Ladies representative to help ensure all women are welcomed.
Two training nights weekly for our senior teams.
All friends and family welcome to attend games & socials.
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OUR SERVICES

Wilmslow Cricket Club provides physical and mental health services to all it's members, thanks to the sponsorship raised.
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THERAPY

More information on the services WCC will provide during the 2020 season will be released soon!

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DIETITIAN

More information on the services WCC will provide during the 2020 season will be released soon!

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PHYSICAL TRAINING

More information on the services WCC will provide during the 2020 season will be released soon!

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REHABILITATION

More information on the services WCC will provide during the 2020 season will be released soon!

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