Clutch Coaching

The partnership between Greg and Rav started as they both wanted to give back to the game they love so much. Clutch Coaching provides cricketers with a mental edge that doesn't often get instilled at a young age. We believe that with proper physical and mental skill development a player will be able to reach their potential in sports. Greg and Rav are current players, who play in the Hamilton Competition for Fraser Technical CC and Old Boys CC respectively. Both have achieved great success in both the Premier and the Senior A grades. We are proud to be partners with Alpha Sport as we share 2 common things, our love for the game of cricket and the need to give back to the game we love. We are excited to have an ongoing relationship with Alpha Sports that will greatly benefit the community. 

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Greg Holt

Greg is an experienced coach and cricket player in the Hamilton region. Known for his captaincy experience at the Senior A Level, Greg has also been a member of Hamilton Premier grade sides that won the limited overs and twenty20 competitions. In recent years, Greg has been involved in the coaching of Hamilton Boys' High School's Development Xl and 2nd Xl sides in winning seasons. Students from these teams have begun playing at the Premier level in recent years themselves. Turning to private coaching, Greg assists young cricketers in developing the skills they need for the modern game of cricket. Greg is particularly excited about the academy programme starting up this season as he believes it provides an excellent environment for young cricketers to develop their game. Clutch Coaching has a strong focus on developing an elite mental game in young cricketers. This aims to incorporate proven methods from sports psychology into the cricketer's performance."

Rav Manhara

Rav is an experienced player, having played cricket at a high level for both Northern Districts u19 and Manawatu as a very talented spin bowling all-rounder. He is a qualified cricket coach, and is looking to share his skills with the next generation of young cricketers. Rav offers coaching assistance for cricketers looking to improve their batting, and can also provide a quality look into the art of bowling spin. As a player, his most recent accolades have been winning the Premier one day competition and the Senior A 2 day competition in the 20/21 season. Rav’s goal as a coach is to bring about the best of a players ability through helping them to develop a deeper understanding of the game. Being a big believer in the importance of developing a mental edge in cricket, Rav is excited to work with cricketers on the mental side of their game.

  • What we offer - Academy Group sessions, 1:1 private coaching, video analysis, and knowledgeable video content.
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    Greg: 022 4734 236 
    Rav: 027 5070 408