Howzat Cricket Academy
The Heritage School is very proud of it’s association with the Howzat Cricket Academy, and is the only school in Zimbabwe to have such a facility within its grounds. The Howzat Academy is a professional cricket academy for junior and senior cricket.
Howzat cricket academy officially opened its doors in March 2015. It is situated at The Heritage School on the luxurious Borrowdale Brooke golf estate. Howzat has a fully turfed 805 square meter indoor Centre fitted with bowling machines, video analysis equipment, home and away change rooms and offices. Howzat has its own accommodation onsite (Acacia House), allowing us the ability to easily host international touring teams catering for the junior all the way up to professional level.
In June 2016, Howzat started construction on its outdoor net facility in partnership with a well known local corporate ensuring we have grass nets available for in season training.
Howzat hopes to be the link between the international cricket community and the talent that lies within our borders providing access to both inbound and outbound tours throughout the age groups.
The Academy has both internationally qualified coaching staff and professional partners who will ensure that international standards are adhered to.
Howzat Academy has also formed relationships with trainers, physiotherapists and appropriate industry professionals all working together to maintain the highest level of fitness & well being that is required at the highest level of cricket.
All our coaches are English Cricket Board qualified, and some of our senior coaches are former International Cricketers. Howzat aims to provide a coaching experience which focuses on developing talent, enhancing life skills and improving fitness for both boys and girls.
Every person who comes to the academy has a positive experience and most importantly they enjoy the game!
The Academy includes three cricket fields, two indoor turfed pitches (with six lanes), Outdoor nets, six bowling machines, video analysis technology, up to date coaching literature and equipment.
Howzat Academy has also formed relationships with trainers, physiotherapists and appropriate professionals all working together to maintain the highest level of fitness and well being that is required at the highest level of cricket.
Cricket Academy Boarders
Howzat offers a unique programme for cricketers wishing to board at the Heritage School. This programme includes evening net sessions with one-on-one training with a level three ECB coach, conditioning training and match exposure of the highest standard. Cricket Academy Boarders will also have the chance to go to International matches in Harare when touring teams visit Zimbabwe.
This is a unique opportunity for keen young cricketers to excel in this sport and give them a professional start in what could be a cricket career.
“What a great cricket facility for up and coming youngsters that are passionate about our great game”Brendon Taylor