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Do you want to grow your cricket? Then PitchVision is the home of online coaching and self-improvement in the game. Bring your "growth mindset" to better technique, better tactics, more skill and a winning team. All these things are possible if you play the game to improve rather than prove.

Read, watch, listen, work, improve. That's the PitchVision way.

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Cricket Show 255: Competition Winner

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

The winning question was:

"I am a 13 year old batsman. I play for my school team. We have a coach who isn't good a fixing our problems or teaching new techniques. When I am batting I stand with a wide stance. My school coach tells me to stand with the orthodox stance. I am not fast at moving my feet so I stand with a wide stance. 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.

When to Put in Effort in your Fast Bowling. It's Not All the Time.

This is a guest article from former professional bowler, and current Strength, Conditioning and Fast Bowling Coach Steffan Jones.

Go easy on the hard work.

The only way to improve your fitness, pace and stamina is by stressing the body to the limit. You have to train hard. However, the body can only tolerate so much. Flat out effort is draining.

So how do you train and play hard without breaking yourself? Read on to find out.

PV/VIDEO Weekly Highlights 36: Cricket or Tennis?

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Welcome to the PV/VIDEO Digest, your highlights summary of the weeks best videos from PitchVision Interactive

You can share these videos by email or onto facebook, and post your comments right here: From serious analysis to Friday fun. Here are the top 5 videos uploaded from PitchVision systems around the world this week.

Cricket Show S5 Episode 12: Spinners and Shot Putts

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David Hinchliffe and Mark Garaway chat cricket playing coaching on the show. The team start but taking a fresh look at the tactics of spin in a world of Twenty20 spin success and apply the methods to club and school games.

Then, in the mailbag, there are questions answered on the right batting stance for a 13 year old batsman and using a shot putt to increase bowling speed. Can it be done?

Meanwhile Burners reports from the ICC in Dubai with a chat with batting coach Adnan Sabri.

Listen in to find out more!

World Twenty20 Lessons: How to Bowl and Field in Wet Conditions

Do you recognise this?

Bowlers have bowling with soaking wet balls, drying the ball on a towel kept in the back your trousers and fielders throwing the ball sideways as the ball slips out of their hands. Anyone who has played club cricket will know all about these kinds of challenge.

Venue Profile: C Cube Chennai

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C Cube in Chennai is a place for cricket.

With the tag line "come celebrate cricket", the 4 lane indoor cricket venue is about more than providing facilities. It's a meeting point to play cricket, talk about cricket and bond over the game.

The facility is designed to be used by players of all ages and abilities. Complete beginners and weekend players have used the same venue as State level and Indian Internationals.

CRICKET JOBS: Disability CDO - Lancashire CCC (UK)

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Closing date: 2nd May 2014

21 hours per week (3 days) 

3 years fixed term contract 

The Lancashire Cricket Board is the National Governing Body for cricket in Lancashire, which covers the areas of Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside. We want to promote the game of cricket at all levels through partnership of the Professional and Recreational Cricketing bodies and all other appropriate agencies within Lancashire. 

CRICKET JOBS: Coach - Breakwater CC (Aus)

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Closing date: undisclosed

GCA Division 2 Turf is looking for non-playing/playing coach for Season 2014/15 and beyond.

Remuneration negotiable.

CRICKET JOBS: Head Coach - Elite Cricket (Aus)

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Closing date: undisclosed

Are you looking for an exciting and rare opportunity to work full-time as a cricket coach?

Elite Cricket is seeking expressions of interest for the position of Head Coach.

You will be a motivated cricket professional with demonstrated interpersonal and management skills.

CRICKET JOBS: Women's Club Development Coordinator - Cricket Victoria (Aus)

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Closing date: 28th April 2014

Cricket Victoria is one of Australia's leading sporting organisations and carries the responsibility of developing Cricket throughout the State. The Game and Market Development department is responsible for promoting and facilitating the expansion of community cricket at all levels within Victoria, to underpin growth and participation and the success of the Victorian and Australian teams.

We are seeking a Women’s Club Development Coordinator to facilitate the promotion, organisation and development of women’s cricket in Victoria in conjunction with various stakeholders as directed by Cricket Victoria (CV). 

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