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What is Stoolball?

Stoolball is a team sport, similar to Twenty20 cricket.

Like in cricket two teams compete to score the most runs and the batsmen score by hitting the ball into the field and running between the two wickets. However, the bats are willow, with a round face and a long, sprung handle. The ball, small and hard, is bowled underarm towards one wicket.

Costs

Typically it costs £1-£3 per match to play, but many clubs offer an annual membership which works out even cheaper.

Involvement

You don't have to be really fit to play, and it's a great way to make friends. Children start playing at around 8 or 9, and some people play league stoolball right into their 70s. There are lots of ladies-only teams, as well as mixed teams with six men and five women.

Equipment

Clubs provide all the equipment.

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Coaching Can

Coaching has long been considered to be about the development of skill in a sport. It has been about acquiring, honing and transferring these skills in the pursuit of athletic achievement.

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