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Welcome to PitchVision. They say cricket is 80% mental. That's true in a way, because how you feel has a powerful influence on how you play cricket; whatever your skill level. So, take some time to look around at the tips on going into your matches with control and confidence.

Naturally, mental toughness alone is useless without skill. Becoming world-class at the basics is another PitchVision mantra you can read, watch and listen about on these pages.

Take some time to find yourself, develop your game plan and be ready to smash it by joining the PitchVision community.


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JOBS: Aspiring Cricket Journalists - SEaT Capital (UK)

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Closing date: undisclosed

Do you have a desire to become a Cricket Journalist? We run a growing entertainment website called SEaT Capital.

SEaT Capital (Social Entertainment and Tickets) is a small but growing website based on 3 entertainment news groups - Music, Theatre and Sports. We are writers who write in our spare time with the aspirations of following our passion full time.

JOBS: League Coordinators - Cricket 365 (UK)

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365 Cricket League Co-ordinators

League Co-ordinators are required to assist in the running of the fastest growing cricket league in the UK. We are looking to recruit a team of honest and reliable individuals who will be responsible for overseeing games both indoors and outdoors in the Leeds and Bradford area. Duties involve umpiring, scoring, collecting fees and website management.

JOBS: Cricket Coach - Aspire Sports, Health and Fitness Ltd (UK)

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Aspire Sports Health & Fitness Limited - Cricket Coach

Aspire Sports work with schools, the NHS, community groups and local authorities. Our innovative, education-focused sports and physical activity programmes are at the heart of improving lives. We aim inspire children, young people and families to be 'Active for Life.

JOBS: Cricket Operations Assistant - Serious Cricket (UK)

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Closing date: 3rd January 2014

The Serious Sport Group is growing quickly and we need some more great people to come and join the team........ 

If you like a challenge, work well under pressure, enjoy a busy, friendly and proactive team environment then this role might be for you: 

Cricket Operations Assistant 

(6 Month Seasonal Placement) Based at the Dummer Cricket Centre. The main responsibilities of this role will be to assist in the cricket retail area of our business as well as being a key person behind the scenes in the order fulfillment of our online cricket business.

£16k pro rata, and no experience is necessary as full training will be given. 

JOBS: Cricket Apprenticeship - Community Cricket Academy Barnsley

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Closing date: undisclosed

Cricket Coaching Apprenticehsip for 16-18 Year Old at the Community Cricket Academy - Barnsley

A Cricket Coaching Apprenticeship like never before for Youngsters in South Yorkshire.

Selected candidates will be learning the skills of cricket coaching and improving their on field coaching skills of batting, bowling and fielding. We supply youngsters with opportunities to coach in various schools throughout Barnsley, Sheffield and Rotherham.

JOBS: Coach - Pro-Active Sports (UK)

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Closing date: undisclosed

Pro-Active Sports are an educational service provision company looking for qualified sports coaches to work in Birmingham in schools and youth groups.

This is a self employed position with casual weekly hours.

Our business is rapidly growing and we are rapidly recruiting new staff to cater for our many customers. We are looking for energetic, friendly and enthusiastic staff to join our team.

Please send a copy of your CV and we will try get back to you within a week - info@proactive-sports.co.uk

JOBS: Part Time Sports Coaches (including cricket) - Sports Xtra (UK)

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Closing date: 20th December 2013
Sports Xtra in North Hampshire are looking for High Quality Sports Coaches with recognised coaching qualifications preferably to NGB Level 2 standard. All successful applicants will be working in Primary Schools in the local area delivering a wide range of Sports and Activity coaching both in curriculum hours and extra-curricular clubs.
There will be the opportunity for extra work during school holiday times at our holiday camps and at weekends in our Saturday morning classes and birthday parties. There will also be many opportunities, through our national training academy, to further your sport specific coaching qualifications.

JOBS: Cricket Coach - Doughty Coaching (UK)

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Closing date: undiscloed

Doughty Coaching are looking for qualified cricket coaches to coach at cricket camps round the Buckinghamshire area in Easter and Summer. All coaches must have:

Knowledge of the game, an ECB Coaching Qualification, an up to date CRB Certificate, an up to date First Aid Certificate.

For further details contact: Doughtycoaching@aol.com

Ask the Readers: What Are You Working On?

We all know the benefits of purposeful practice, for players and for cricket coaches at every level. If you have no purpose, you have no reason to be at practice.

But that is easy to forget sometimes, especially when a net is running itself and everyone is getting a go. Things drift quickly. I want to prevent that so I want to know:

What are you working on right now?

Leave a comment in the comments box and let me know.

Cricket Show 240: Competition Winner

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This week's winner of the Cricket Show podcast question competition is Sarvesh. He wins a free coaching course from PitchVision Academy.

The winning question was:

"I am a top order batsman.My batting is good but I have lot of fat on my lower body which blocks me to play a long innings and run quickly to take singles. So, I want to lose fat from my body, what should I do?"

Listen to the panels answer to his question here.

To enter your own question for the chance to win your choice of online coaching course send your questions in here.