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PitchVision: Improve Your Cricket

Do you want to grow your cricket? Then PitchVision is the home of online coaching and self-improvement in the game. Bring your "growth mindset" to better technique, better tactics, more skill and a winning team. All these things are possible if you play the game to improve rather than prove.

Read, watch, listen, work, improve. That's the PitchVision way.

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Train or Play: The Club Cricketer's Good Choice to Have

"Do you want a game on Wednesday?" The midweek Twenty20 captain asks you after your Saturday match.

You can play, but it's a busy week and Wednesday is your only free time for training too. So you have a choice.

What do you do?

Keep Players Motivated with In Season Reviews

A third of the way through the season is a time to review.

Why Do Cricket Coaches Tell You Not to Hit the Ball Too Hard?

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“You tried to hit that one too hard” The coach says from behind the bowling machine. “You lost your shape”.

But wait, isn’t cricket about hitting the ball hard enough to get some runs?

Here's A Simple Way to Improve Your Bowling

Every bowler, whether they admit it or not, knows how many wickets they have taken.

How to Win Low Scoring Cricket Matches

You have been bowled out for a frankly humiliating score.

All the opposition need to do is knock off the runs, doff their caps and shake hands while holding back a snigger.

In the changeover of innings the team atmosphere says it all. Everyone is wondering how to get out of the mess.

But it is possible.

Cricket Show S8 Episode 19: Born Ready

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David Hinchliffe chats with Mark Garaway and Sam Lavery about cricket at school, club, academy (and sometimes professional) level. This week there are chats about "wasting talent", dealing with fear of failure and choosing the right University to play cricket.

Awareness and Adaptation: How to Bat Long

I’m on a crusade!

A batting longer crusade.

How to Practice Cricket Without Nets

Maybe you don't have access to nets. Maybe your club nets are not very good. Maybe you are fed up of having the same old nets every time.

Research-Backed Proof of the Right Length to Take Wickets

What's the best length to bowl to take wickets?

If you have bowled, you have a good idea of a good length. Yet, how much better would things be if you could know exactly what that length is?

Hard Work Beats Cricket Talent

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Jordan Finney is a cricket coach and sport psychology degree student. In this article he talks about talent and hard work.

All coaches have the story: The kind of player that doesn’t set the world alight but is a great "fill in" and cracking team guy.

They are often overlooked in favour of the "natural".

Yet, if you have someone who is a genuine lover of the game, and willing to graft then that is the player to invest your time in, because the chances are you will begin to unearth a star.

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