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Welcome to PitchVision Academy, your companion through your cricketing career. It's here we welcome all from the enthusiastic youngster to the old pro, to the coach still helping players long after the boots have been hung up. There is something here for everyone in cricket.
From batting and bowling to coaching and strength training, PitchVision Academy is your trusted source for better cricket. It has to be with big names like Kevin Pietersen, Nathan Bracken and Mark Garaway as part of the team of over 40 world-class mentors.
Want to be part of it? Just browse around and get the free email newsletter. Then use the advice in nets and at games. With online coaching of this quality, how can you do anything but succeed?
David Hinchliffe - Director of Coaching
Closing date: 25th July 2014
Lord’s Ground, the most famous cricket ground in the world, and owned by Marylebone Cricket Club (the Club), is renowned worldwide for staging international cricket matches with up to 28,500 spectators in attendance. Lord’s is also an exceptional venue with a wealth of experience in delivering high quality hospitality, corporate and private events, hosted by our Catering, Hospitality and Meeting and Events team and supported by a casual workforce of up to 700 on a Major Match Day.
Closing date: 11th August 2014
A vacancy has arisen for the position of Media Manager- First Class and Recreational Cricket. Reporting to the Head of Corporate Communications, your role will be to promote domestic First Class and Non-First Class cricket.
Closing date: 8th August 2014
Full-time position based at Loughborough
Competitive Salary dependent on experience & qualifications
Excellent benefits including pension, private health care & company car
The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is seeking to recruit a highly experienced and credible individual to lead its Science and Medicine department. Leading a multi-discipline team working across the England Cricket Pathways, the successful candidate will continue to drive the positive impact of Science and Medicine services on cricket performance in the international and domestic game.
Closing date: 20th August 2014
It is a very exciting time for Cricket in the UAE. The national team recently competed in the ICC World T20 in Bangladesh, and it has also qualified for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to be held in Australia and New Zealand. The Under 19 team has also played in the World Cup hosted in the UAE in the last few months.
That's the difference between a net session and a game.
In nets you can roll your arm over, or knock the ball about for 10 minutes and have some fun. Even the best managed nets lack the context of a real game. That means there is no chance for you to develop your mental toughness skills.
Which is kinda a problem. You have to teach yourself how to deal with pressure when you are under pressure.
This week's winner of the Cricket Show podcast question competition is Arjun. He wins a free coaching course from PitchVision Academy.
The winning question was:
"I bat in the upper order for my team and I focus a lot on running as hard between the wickets as possible. In the beginning I focus on taking quick singles but as the innings goes on, there are more of 2's and 3's. I sometimes tend to get stuck at either ends because of not being able to judge whether to take the next run or not while the fielders are chasing the ball. How and how early should you make the call of taking a run? Due to this I am also not able to communicate effectively with my partner and we are getting run out because of late calling. How can I solve this?"
To enter your own question for the chance to win your choice of online coaching course send your questions in here.
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You want cricket tips? The team of Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe have half an hour of them, interspersed with stories and banter.
This week we tackle the sticky issue of Gara's dog, a carrom ball bowler with pace issues, and how to judge those tricky ones, twos and threes when you are batting. Plus we get feedback from a previous question to tie up some loose ends.
Download the show now to join the fun.
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 videos uploaded from PitchVision systems around the world this week.
Have you ever wondered how the best players of spin seem to score off almost every ball that they face?
Players such as AB DeVilliers, Virat Kohli and Hashim Amla rarely face two balls in a row unless they score a boundary. The board keeps ticking over with little or no risk.
The these players have mastered single options to never get tied down even against high quality spin.