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Dateline: 16th April 2018
Source: Desert Springs Resort
Subject: Cricket at Desert Springs
Title: Charterhouse School complete successful Pre-Season Training Camp at Desert Springs Cricket Academy

   

Charterhouse School Cricket players are now back in England having completed a successful five (5) days of warm weather pre-season cricket and fitness training between Monday 9th and Saturday 14th April at Desert Springs Resort, Europe’s only international award-winning luxury family resort and championship desert golf course with its very own dedicated Cricket Ground and Academy, in the Almanzora region of Almeria, Andalucía in south-east Spain.

Charterhouse Director of Cricket Martin Bicknell and three (3) members of Charterhouse School Coaching Staff accompanied Twenty (20) players who completed bowling, batting and fielding practice as well as strength and conditioning training sessions and competitive matches on the new cricket ground, as they stepped up their physical preparations for the upcoming 2018 season.

Charterhouse School Director of Cricket, Martin Bicknell commented:

“Desert Springs provides World Class facilities only two hours away by plane with exceptional staff!”

The Charterhouse squad also benefited from two (2) days use of the new Cricket Ground at Desert Springs, incorporating two competitive fixtures against the Rowse Academy XI who were also at the resort for their own pre-season preparations during the same period.

Charterhouse School Director of Sport, Nicholas Beasant commented:

“Desert Springs is a sensational venue with excellent facilities and service. All of the staff really understand your needs, and nothing is too much to ask. Thank you so much.”

Charterhouse players remarked of their pre-season training experience at the Desert Springs Cricket Ground & Academy:

“I really enjoyed the trip. The cricket and resort facilities were excellent, thank you!” Nick Payne (Aged 15yrs.)

“Resort accommodation and all of the facilities are truly excellent, thank you!” George Barlow (Aged 18yrs.)

“Desert Springs Resort is an excellent place to come and stay in order to prepare for the season ahead. Wonderful facilities and beautiful weather!” David Campbell (Aged 17yrs.)

The players and coaches were accommodated in some of the privately-owned apartments normally reserved for holidays and short breaks at Desert Springs and the resort’s executive chef was on hand to cater for the special dietary requirements of individual players dining in the Crocodile Club Restaurant.

 

To view the video of the Desert Springs Cricket Academy Click Here

 

For further information:

Kirk Lovell
+34 647 414 899
kl@almanzora.com

Charterhouse School Cricket Academy Pre-Season Training Camp at Desert Springs Resort

 

Charterhouse School Nets Practice Session at the Desert Springs Cricket Academy

 


 

Dateline: 26th March 2018
Source: Desert Springs Resort
Subject: Cricket at Desert Springs
Title: Charterhouse School Cricket Academy set to visit Desert Springs for Pre-Season Cricket Training Camp

   

Between Monday 09th – Saturday 14th April, Charterhouse School will be stepping up their preparations for their 2018 cricket campaign by attending a five (5) day pre-season training camp at the Desert Springs Cricket Ground & Academy.

Founded in 1611, Charterhouse is one of the great historic public schools of England. With four centuries of history behind it, the School is committed to being at the forefront of educational progress in the twenty‑first century.

The School moved to its present magnificent 250-acre site near Godalming, Surrey in 1872.

The team training camp will comprise Twenty (20) players, all of whom will be spending their time completing numerous training sessions each day, accompanied by Six (6) coaching staff.

Grass net practice, both bowling and batting will take place at the Cricket Academy, strength and conditioning work, running, speed and agility work will be completed at the Academy Ground and Gym at the Sierras Sports Club.

The squad will be utilising the Tennis Courts at the Sierra Sports Club during one day as well as enjoying the wonders of the surrounding area by taking a mountain bike ride.

During their stay, there is also a fixture arranged for the Charterhouse School XI to compete against The Rowse Academy XI who are also visiting the resort for their own pre-season preparations during the same period.

Accommodation for the players and coaches is in some of the privately-owned apartments and townhouses at Desert Springs Resort normally reserved for holidays and short breaks and the resort’s executive chef will be on hand to cater for the special dietary requirements of individual players dining in the resort’s Crocodile Club Restaurant.

 

To view the video of the Desert Springs Cricket Academy Click Here

 

For further information:

Kirk Lovell
+34 647 414 899
kl@almanzora.com