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PitchVision: Cricket Technology all the Way Down

Welcome to PitchVision. Here you can use technology to boost your cricket skills and score more runs and wickets. We know it's the future because Cricket South Africa agree and have made PitchVision their official Coaching Solutions Partner.

If you need to know how technology is taking coaching to the next level you are in the right place. Follow our advice and find yourself performing like never before, what ever level you start at. 

David Hinchliffe - Director of Coaching

Graham Gooch
James Anderson
Monty Desai
Michael Bevan - Finisher
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Desmond HaynesCricket AsylumComplete Cricketer
Mark GarawayIain BrunnschweilerDavid Hinchliffe
Derek RandallMenno GazendamRob Ahmun
Kevin PietersenStacey HarrisAakash Chopra

Quick Tip: What to do Before and After Nets

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Want a fast, simple way to improve your game?

Prepare for practice.

CRICKET JOBS: Head of Cricket - Caterham School (UK)

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Closing date: 21st February 2016

Sport is an integral part of life at Caterham School. By keeping pupils fit, building character and developing a healthy competitive spirit, it contributes to creating an environment in which all pupils are challenged to be the best they can be. Look behind our excellent facilities and dedicated coaching teams, however, and you will also find the ambition to succeed at the highest level, and nowhere is this more evident than in cricket.

CRICKET JOBS: Head of Cricket - Weatherby Senior School (UK)

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Closing date: 12th February 2016

We are looking to recruit an outstanding Head of Cricket with first rate coaching skills and the ability both to inspire all ages with a love of the sport and to work closely with the Director of Sport in this new and rapidly growing school. Your energy, passion and willingness to take an active part in shaping the development of the School’s sporting provision will be essential. This is an opportunity to join an expanding and ambitious team, teaching small groups of motivated boys in an academically rigorous environment in a central London location.

CRICKET JOBS: Womens Head Coach - Cricket Scotland (UK)

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Closing date: 15th February 2016

Cricket Scotland is seeking to appoint a Head Coach to lead the development of our national women’s team and performance programme.  Our women’s team have recently returned from a global qualifying event in Thailand where the team finished fourth out eight countries, reaching the semi-finals of the competition.

The successful candidate will be tasked with leading a small but committed team of support coaches, with the clear goal of developing enhanced skill levels and a winning mentality - and group of players capable of being competitive and winning against the world’s top ten countries.

Case Study: More Turn, Pace and Accuracy for Spin Bowling

More turn is the ultimate improvement for spinners. The clue is in the name. So, here is a case study from a young spinner who doubled his turn in 10 weeks training.

Even better, he had never bowled spin seriously before last year.

Here's what happened, and how you can emulate his achievement.

CRICKET JOBS: Player Coach - Bournemouth CC (UK)

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Closing date: undisclosed

Bournemouth  Cricket  Club  in Dorset are seeking  an Academy  Head / Player for the 2016 season. Bournemouth  is a large club with excellent  playing facilities and are the only club in Dorset playing in an ECB Premier league.  We are currently  in the 2nd tier of the SEPL and are looking to regain  our top division  status this year. We have a large youth section and operate an Academy  system  for the better players . We are looking for an experienced  coach (at least level 2) to head and develop the academy who will also play for a young 1X1 on a Saturday. Coaching responsibilities  would take place on a Wednesday /Thursday and Friday  evening and the successful  candidate would be expected  to work closely  with the Director  of Cricket .

CRICKET JOBS: Impact and Evaluations Manager - Chance to Shine (UK)

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Closng date: 5th February 2016

JOB TITLE – Impact and Evaluation Manager
SALARY - £30-35k p.a. (pending experience)
LOCATION – London Office, The Kia Oval
REPORTING TO – Richard Joyce, Operations Manager

CRICKET JOBS: Head Coach - Surrey Womens Cricket (UK)

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Closing date: 12th February 2016

Salary and Benefits
Salary: up to £3,500 / approx £140 per day
Short Fixed Term: Working 25 days from July – August 2016
Club Pension scheme and Bonus Scheme available

Cricket Show 343: Competition Winner

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

The winning question was,

"​- While fast bowling my hand come too much over head. I just want be high arm action bowler what should I do?"

Listen to the panels answer to his question here.

Should You Become a Specialist Cricket Coach?

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Sam Lavery, Cricket Professional at Portsmouth Grammar School, has been wondering about specialising as a coach.

In a world where cricket is dominated by big money T20 tournaments and the draw of international cricket, many coaches see specialising at the best way to the top.