#AskAsh is our new monthly video series showcasing some of the wonderful stories behind the 2G Flicx Pitch and sharing best practice in terms of applications and installation. There are so many ways to use the Flicx Pitch to improve your cricket facilities … Ashley Appleby will share his top advice so tune in and subscribe ….
Fantastic to hear more about the funding Surrey Cricket Foundation have put together in Episode 13 of #AskAsh – it’s going to increase the standard of cricket in state schools in the county over the next few years and who knows maybe create a future England star!! The Foundation will consider funding up to 50% of the cost of a 2G Flicx Pitch and the aim of the funding is to provide an opportunity for schools that may not be able provide traditional cricket facilities due to the size and lay out of their school site. For more information visit http://www.surreycricketfoundation.org/page/schools/flicx-pitch-funding/flicx-pitch-funding-14989/
Ashley Appleby takes a look back at some of the projects and partnerships which Flicx UK have been part of in 2018. Our Top 5 hits include details of work with County Boards, Lord’s Taverners as well as Indoor Cricket, Beach Cricket and our expanding global reach sharing how the 2G Flicx Pitch is helping to create better facilities for more people to enjoy cricket.
The 2G Flicx Pitch is quick and easy to roll out for matches and practice however it does require 20-45 minutes to flatten before play so the pitch moulds to the under surface. In hotter climates, this process is sped up OR watch this episode of #AskAsh where there are a couple of tricks shown which will speed up the process for you and get your session started sooner.
For full installation advice please visit https://www.flicx.co.uk/pitches/technical-information/
A 2G Flicx Pitch is supplied in two half pitch batting ends for ease of transportation and to also give added versatility to the product as the batting ends can be rolled out in the nets, indoors or on the outfield for junior matches. Clipping the zipping the two rolls together is a simple 5 minute job which can be done by one person as Ashley Appleby demonstrates.
The video also shows the process for unzipping the pitch after your match or training session. For more detailed installation advice please visit http://www.flicx.co.uk/pitches/technical-information/ where you can download our installation guide which also comes hard copy with the pitch.
Ash travels to Cheltenham for the ninth episode of #AskAsh and meets Rob Sharp, who has fund-raised to cover the cost of a 2G Flicx Pitch to be sent to Uruguay. Rob tells of his involvement, the current situation with the sport and the associations future plans to develop the game.
To support or learn more about Cricket Uruguay do follow them on Twitter https://twitter.com/CricketUruguay
In this episode Ashley Appleby discusses the shelf life of a 2G Flicx Pitch as well as unveiling the new extended 5 year warranty that comes with every 2G Flicx Pitch purchased.
Listen on to find out what the warranty covers or read the accompanying blog for more details http://blog.flicx.co.uk/index.php/2018/09/03/flicx-uk-extends-product-warranty-to-5-years/
In episode seven of #AskAsh, we roll out a pitch at Cropredy Cricket Club and let you know our top transportation and storage tips and tricks.
In order to get maximum performance and longevity from your 2G Flicx Pitch, follow this advice in the demonstration. We cover the best ways to roll up your pitch, move your pitch on the Flicx Safety trolley and also storing it safely.
In episode six of #AskAsh, Ashley Appleby rolls out a bespoke blue Wicketz Multi Age Pitch (MAP) as supplied to Lords Taverners Wicketz programme, targeting young people aged 8-16 living in areas of deprivation and hard-to-reach groups without access to sporting opportunities and the benefits sport can bring.
By establishing sustainable community cricket hubs, Wicketz provide year-round weekly cricket sessions with a focus on developing crucial life skills and now 6 UK locations have access to a 2G Flicx Pitch to create new playing facilities.
In this episode Ash makes an exciting visit to our printing partners Senecio and we show you the process of printing corporate or club/school logo’s onto our 2G Flicx Pitches. Could your club attract a sponsor to help fund you a portable, roll out pitch to help you grow your facilities??
See the quality and precision of the logo’s we can print and how you can use this as an income stream or to promote your brand in a really unique and engaging way and something which has real legacy and value.
Flicx UK’s business development manager Ashley Appleby teams up with Dan and Kieran from We Coach Cricket as they review the 2G Flicx Skills Pitch.
With coloured coded coaching tiles, bowlers have a visual target for improved line and length consistency whereas batters can work on their decision making and correct shot selection. The 2G Flicx Skills Batting End is easy and quick to roll out and produces a consistent bounce and good pace when laid on a firm, flat surface (either indoors or outdoors)
Especially for clubs and schools at pre-season, this episode of #AskAsh covers how you would prepare your ground ahead of laying a 2G Flicx Pitch covering …
- How you identify a suitable area
- Mowing and rolling guidelines
- Top tips and maintenance advice when using your 2G Flicx Pitch on grass.
Increase your ground utilisation by hosting multiple junior cricket matches on shorter pitches on your outfield. #AskAsh covers our new colourful 14m 2G Flicx Pitches that are now available to help your club or school facilitate more cricket whilst ensuring kids have more fun and improve their skills!
Ashley Appleby our business development manager talks through how to improve your ground utilisation and gain extra membership capacity. Divide your oval into 4 smaller games by rolling out a 2G Flicx Pitch on your outfield.
Episode 1 of #AskAsh is hosted at Edgbaston Indoor Centre and demonstrates how to use the 2G Flicx Pitch for Indoor Winter Nets. Ashley Appleby our Business Development Manager shares his expertise of how to convert indoor sports halls into cricketing venues for nets and how the new and improved 2G Flicx Pitch gives good pace and bounce without correlation or the need for taping. Watch as he rolls out the pitch and shows the bounce that you can achieve…