Skyrocket Your Batting Coaching with England's Leading Runmaker

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The latest coach in the line up is a legend: Graham Gooch. Goochie is England's most prolific batsman, and has coached Essex and England players for 20 years, with many going on to huge success themselves. Now he wants to show you exactly how he does it in his new online coaching course, Runmaker. Click here for details.

Alongside Graham, there are over 40 more coaches with huge experience to help you improve your player's batting, bowling and fielding. You can explore the site here for more. If you like what you see, you can get the free newsletter here. Welcome to the community.


David Hinchliffe - Director of Coaching

Mark Garaway
Graham Gooch
Michael Bevan - Finisher
JP Duminy Official Cricket CoursesMike BrearleyCricMax
Desmond HaynesCricket AsylumComplete Cricketer
Mark GarawayIain BrunnschweilerDavid Hinchliffe
Derek RandallMenno GazendamRob Ahmun
Kevin PietersenStacey HarrisAakash Chopra

CRICKET JOBS: Fanbase Development Executive - Lancashire CCC (UK)

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Closing date: 27th March 2015

Supporting the Head of Marketing and Matchday Sales Manager with fanbase development, through proactive development of annual plans for fan engagement activities and events, aimed at growing the active ticket buying fan base for international and domestic cricket at EOT.

Study Finds Bat Speed As Important As Batting Technique

PitchVision Academy has seen a new study that reveals the importance of bat speed on the success of your performance as a batsman. If true, this could change the way you train.

The study - undertaken by friend of PitchVision, James Hughes - compared the bat speed of players at different levels of ability. For accuracy he used a 3D motion tracker. The results after a lot of testing were clear:

Better batsmen always had faster bat speed.

Video: Bowling Technique Coaching Session with PitchVision

Here's a treat for you: a coaching session filmed at Millfield School with Level 3 Coach, Dan Helesfay.

Cricket Show 297: Competition Winner

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

The winning question was,

Quick Tip: Don't Mistake Dreams with Goals

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Quick, if I asked what is your goal for the cricket season, what would you say?

Maybe it's 500 runs, or 50 wickets. Perhaps it's getting selected for a higher team. Maybe it's something else totally.

These are fine ideas. They are not goals, they are dreams. So, you need to be careful with how you try and reach them. Goals and dreams are handled differently.

CRICKET JOBS: Physical Performance Coach - Cricket Australia (Aus)

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Closing date: 12th March 2015

Cricket Australia (CA) is one of the nation’s premier sporting bodies, with a vision for Cricket to be Australia’s favourite sport. A key pillar of the Australian cricket strategy is to “Produce the best teams, players and officials in the world”. The Physical Performance Coach will play an integral part of the achievement of this strategy through overseeing a plan and method for the delivery, implementation and evaluation of physical performance programs across the breadth of Australian cricket.

CRICKET JOBS: Anti Corruption Manager, 2 posts - ICC (Worldwide)

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Closing date: 20th March 2015

The International Cricket Council (“ICC”) is the global governing body for the sport, which administers all aspects of international cricket. Protecting the reputation and integrity of the game of cricket is a critical part of the ICC’s mandate. This mandate is implemented and reinforced by the Anti Corruption Unit (ACSU).

CRICKET JOBS: Player / Coach - Parley CC (UK)

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Closing date: undisclosed

The role will last between 1st April and 3rd September.

Cricket Show S6 Episode 6: Cheeky Run Competition

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PitchVision Academy - PitchVision Academy Cricket Show 297.mp3
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Mark Garaway and Sam Lavery join David Hinchliffe as the panel talk cricket coaching and playing. Adn there is great mystery in the show as Garas refuses to reveal his top secret tactic for running between the wickets.

If you can guess what it is, tweet or email (see below) and win a prize!

Mark Garaway wonders how important an inspiring speech is for a cricket team. Garas talks about it on the show and writes about it here. And the team is delighted to get some feedback from Emily, a young bowler who struggles to recover when she bowls poorly. It's a unisex problem, but it's rare to get a question or comment from female players or coaches. Please send more!

PV/VIDEO Weekly Highlights: All the Great Shots

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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 videos uploaded from PitchVision systems around the world this week.

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