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Quick Tip: How to Separate Buzz Words from Practical Advice

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Recently I threw a quick idea on twitter and got a response that got me to thinking.

After posting about two relatively new cricketing words - "process" and "outcome" - someone pointed out that these words were nonsense.

Streetwise Bowling: The Perfect Death Over

This article is part of the "Streetwise Bowling" series from PitchVision Academy. To view the full list of tactics click here.


That's what makes death bowling so difficult. Any fool can fire a yorker down in a net. Very few can do it in a World Cup Final. And the punishments are severe.

CRICKET JOBS: BDO Coach Development Programme, Voluntary Summer Placement - Notts CCC (UK)

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 Closing date: 26th March 2014

The Trent Bridge Community Trust (TBCT), the charitable arm of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club (NCCC) is seeking to recruit aspiring coaches with an interest in gaining valuable experience within coaching and sports development. Previously, the scheme was known as the PKF Apprenticeship. 
Successful applicants will gain valuable experience at all levels of the recreational game. The programme will allow aspiring coaches to develop their coaching practice in the following areas of our work: 

CRICKET JOBS: Head Coach - Ryan Sidebottom Cricket Academy (UK)

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Closing date: undisclosed

Ryan Sidebottom Cricket Academy is seeking a Head Coach/Coach to join its already successful academies, based at St Olaves school in York, Silcoates school in Wakefield and The Grammar School in Leeds.

CRICKET JOBS: Teacher of Boys PE (specialising in cricket) - Kettering Science Academy (UK)

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Closing date: 22nd April 2014

Kettering Science Academy is seeking to appoint an inspiring and motivated Teacher of Boys PE on a permanent basis from September 2014. The successful candidate will be expected to help develop and lead cricket at the academy.

This position would suit both NQTs and more experienced teachers seeking to broaden their experience.

We are keen to appoint a teacher who wants to be part of a forward looking team focused on developing exciting and engaging learning experiences for students across the 11-18 age range. We offer a full induction programme, extensive professional development opportunities with excellent support and a rich menu of extra-curricular activities.

Batting Drill: Death Hitting

Here's a fun drill that can teach players about hitting at the death of an innings. Perfect timing for the World T20, where batsmen will be in the death from almost the first ball.

Cricket Show 252 Competition Winner

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

The winning question was:

“I have a question about throwing technique, while throwing should your front foot be little bit turned towards fine leg or should it be pointing straight towards the target ? Our coach tells us to point it straight whereas I saw some professional players recently pointing their foot slightly towards fine leg. Which one should I follow so as to generate maximum power in my throws ? Also should I land on my heels or on toes?”

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.

CRICKET JOBS: 2nd XI Physio - Durham CCC

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Closing date: undisclosed

An opportunity is currently available for a chartered physiotherapist, who is Health Professional Council registered, to work within a part time vacancy with Durham CCC’s 2nd XI Squad. 

In order to show your interest for the available position, please send your CV to Nigel Kent (Durham CCC’s 1st XI Physio) to the provided email address given below.

CRICKET JOBS: Duty Officer Indoor Cricket Centre - Lancashire CCC

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Closing date: 3rd April 2014

VARIABLE HOURS – IMMEDIATE START AVAILABLE The post holder will be required to cover a variety of shifts over 7 days: Monday to Friday: 5pm – 10pm, Saturday & Sunday: 9am - 3pm / 3pm – 10pm 

Emirates Old Trafford is a prestigious International and County Cricket organisation which is developing a reputation as a world class cricketing and entertainment venue. We are focused on continuing to provide the highest standards of excellence at all levels of cricket from ‘playground to Test arena’, proudly being the home of one of the most famous County Cricket Clubs. The Indoor Cricket Centre is the training base for all Lancashire players, whether at the ‘playground’ or ‘test arena’ level.

CRICKET JOBS: Senior Operations Manager - Cricket Scotland

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Closing date: 7th April 2014

Following the retirement of Euan McIntyre, Cricket Scotland are seeking an experienced cricket administrator to drive forward all aspects of the day-to-day operations within the busy Cricket Scotland office. 

The successful applicant will lead the operations team, currently comprising 2.5FTE staff.  The remit includes the organisation of all Cricket Scotland’s representative matches from senior ODI’s to our under 15 side as well as day to day management of all training requirements.