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Graham Gooch on Coaching Batting Technique

This article is an exerpt from the Graham Gooch Runmaker eBook available on PitchVision Academy. For more details, click here.

I want to talk a little about working on technique with a batsman, one to one.

CRICKET JOBS: Cricket and Sales Support Assistant - MCC, Lords (UK)

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Closing date: 6th March 2015

Very competitive salary and excellent benefits package

Lord’s Cricket Ground is widely renowned worldwide as the Home of Cricket. Its retail business operates 12 months a year through the main Lord’s Shop that offers a wide range of souvenir merchandise, clothing and gifts for everyone and the Lord’s Cricket Store, central London’s only dedicated cricket equipment retailer selling a huge range of leading brands for players of all skill levels and ages

CRICKET JOBS: Retail Administration Assistant - MCC, Lords (UK)

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Closing date: 27th February 2015

Salary dependent on skills and experience

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) is the World’s premier Cricket Club, based at Lord’s – The Home of Cricket. The Club’s Retail Department is seeking to employ a full time Retail Administration Assistant to join the high performing and profitable retail team within its in-ground retail stores at this world famous sporting venue.

CRICKET JOBS: Cricket Development Officer - Cornwall Cricket (UK)

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Closing date: 27th February 2015

Job Title: Cricket Development Officer

Salary – (£18,000 - £22,000)

Hours: 37 hours per week (flexible)

Develop Your Very Own "Runmakers" with England's Greatest Run-Machine: Graham Gooch

PitchVision Academy are delighted to announce today England record-breaker and batting coach Graham Gooch is sharing his knowledge by joining the online coaching panel.

Click here for full details.

Cricket Show 296: Competition Winner

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

The winning question was,

"I'm interested to know your thoughts on field settings for leg spinners in T20 cricket and how to attack but not go for too many runs."

Cricket Show S6 Episode 5: Fielding In The Box

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David Hinchliffe chats to coaches Mark Garaway and Sam Lavery. The cricket topics start with a discussion about the difference between skill, and skill under pressure. Listen in for the team's solutions.

Then the show moves on to field settings for Twenty20 leg spin bowlers. Both Garas and Lavers came up with the same field.

You can view it here.

PV/VIDEO Weekly Highlights: Good 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.

More Spin With The Helesfay-Dewer Spin Bowling Drill

I know you love a drill, so here is one from one of our recent coaching additions at Millfield School, Dan Helesfay. Dan has recently been shortlisted for the ECB Young Coach of the Year and has made a really strong impact within our programme since joining us in the 1st week of the January.

Dan took the drill from another ex-work colleague of mine, Ross Dewar. Ross is the Strength and Conditioning Coach at Worcestershire. Dan adapted it and worked it into a session that was concentrating on the role of the hips within a spin bowling action.

You may recall a recent article which featured the research taken from the ECB's Spin bowling department. This drill is a good way of building a bowling action which promotes increased body rotation, increased revolutions on the ball and a more advanced release position: All good things for a spinner to have in their technical tool box.

Batting Technique: Who Knows More, Players or Coaches?

CCM Academy Director and former first-class cricketer Gary Palmer has some thoughts on how cricketers can learn perfect batting technique.

Coaches spend time and money on courses to learn about technique.

Coaches know more than players, so they need to exercise knowledge on what they have learned so the players can benefit. Otherwise what are we doing?

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