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CRICKET JOBS: Community Engagement Manager - WACA (Aus)

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Closing date: 24th May 2015

The Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) is the governing body for cricket in the state of Western Australia (WA). The WACA is home to WA’s elite teams, the Alcohol.Think Again Warriors and the Alcohol.Think Again Western Fury, as well as the Big Bash League’s male and female Perth Scorchers. It oversees the development of the game of cricket throughout WA and works in conjunction with Cricket Australia to make cricket Australia’s favourite sport. The WACA’s vision is to be Leaders in Australian Cricket in all areas including national team representation, elite team success, participation, engagement and fan experience.
The WACA has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Manager to build community engagement participation programs across female, multicultural, Aboriginal and all abilities communities within Western Australia.

The key role responsibilities include:

CRICKET JOBS: Sports Coach (responsible for cricket) - Kings College School (UK)

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Closing date: 18th May 2015

Location: Merton
Contract type: Full Time
Contract term: Permanent

CRICKET JOBS: Strength and Conditioning Internship - Warwickshire CCC (UK)

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Closing date: 22nd May 2015

Warwickshire County Cricket Club is looking to appoint a Strength & Conditioning intern to join the established sport science support team at the Edgbaston Cricket stadium in Birmingham – home to Warwickshire County Cricket Club, the Birmingham Bears as well as Test and International cricket.

CRICKET JOBS: Head of DCB - Derbyshire CB (UK)

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Closing date: 22nd May 2015

Derbyshire Cricket Board Ltd is the Governing Body for recreational cricket in Derbyshire delivering services in support of the cricket community across the county. Derbyshire Cricket Board works in partnership with a number of key stakeholders to deliver against our Outcomes Framework.

Which Action Is Best for Bowling Faster?

Front on?

Side on?

Mixed?

Halfway?

There are many different positions a bowler can get in when he or she hits the delivery stride. Which one works best for generating pace?

How to Pick Length

The relationship is simple: The better you pick length, the better you are as a batsman. It's, at least, one third of the art of batting.

Yet, as a coach, I see many players struggle to pick length well. They hit balls in practice all day long and look technically sound. Then they go out in the middle and get caught playing forward to a back of a length ball, and spooning a simple catch up in the air.

People say things like "he's stuck on the crease", "he falls over" and "he's too defensive". While all these comments may be true, they are not the root cause. The root cause is often not picking the ball in time to get into the right position.

Do you recognise these symptoms in yourself?

Here's my solution.

Cricket Show 307: Competition Winner

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

The winning question was,

"As coaches, what approach do you take when you facilitate a change to a player's technique and it fixes one problem but leads to a different problem?

PV/VIDEO Weekly Highlights: Shot Nailed, Headgear Failed

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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.

Cricket Show S6 Episode 16: Obstacle or Opportunity?

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This is a show about attitude. Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe discuss the difference in approaching a problem as a chance to improve or a limitation. That simple switch could be enough to change your game.

On the technical side there are questions about red-green colour blindness, and when to stick with a technical change verses making another change after the first one isn't working out. Plus for coaches, there is plenty of talk abut coaching confidence in players who are self-depreciating.

Download and listen now!

Video Coaching From England's #1 Wicket Taker: Jimmy Anderson

In April 2015, James Anderson had Denesh Ramdin caught at slip for his 384th Test wicket, making him England's highest Test match wicket taker.

Now, on PitchVision Academy, Jimmy is showing you exactly how he did it through his online video guide: Jimmy613. It's the most comprehensive guide to fast bowling available.

Click here to buy now.

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