PitchVision Academy: A Lifetime of Cricket Learning

Welcome to PitchVision Academy, your companion through your cricketing career. It's here we welcome all from the enthusiastic youngster to the old pro, to the coach still helping players long after the boots have been hung up. There is something here for everyone in cricket.

From batting and bowling to coaching and strength training, PitchVision Academy is your trusted source for better cricket. It has to be with big names like Kevin Pietersen, Nathan Bracken and Mark Garaway as part of the team of over 40 world-class mentors.

Want to be part of it? Just browse around and get the free email newsletter. Then use the advice in nets and at games. With online coaching of this quality, how can you do anything but succeed?

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Can You Turn Information Overload into Better Cricket?

How do you manage your virtual cricketing world?

We live in an amazing time: It's now possible for anyone with a smart phone or tablet to gather vast swathes of data through stats and videos.

Even at the lowest levels, you can quickly generate a huge pile of information that needs to be processed and used to help you or your players improve. It's a powerful tool, but one that needs careful management.

Cricket Show S5 Episode 23: Hooking Bouncers

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How do you deal with bouncers if you are a "happy hooker" but keep getting caught?

The panel of David Hinchliffe, Mark Garaway and Sam Lavery deal with the issue and provide some top coaching tips for smacking it for a boundary rather than smacking your pad on the way back to the pav.

And there is a discussion about the changing role and knowledge of the cricket coach alongside another reader's question. This one is asking how to compare the technical, hard worker with the "natural".

Have a listen and see what you think!

Use Space, Cones and Balls to Develop the Next AB De Villiers

Last week we looked at how to score big without boundaries, now we are going to switch it and look at some boundary options.

Quick Tip: Fix the Hardware Before the Software

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If you want to be a good coach or player with a good technique, you need to understand the basics of movement.

batting bowling and fielding technique is the software of the "flesh computer". Without good hardware to underpin your programming you end up slow, ineffective and maybe even broken.

Your Club Needs You: 5 Ways to Be a Better Member Without Committing

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Admit it, you feel a little guilty.

You love to play cricket and pay your dues on time every year. But you know your club needs help.

It's run by volunteers who make the teas, manage the finances, coach the kids, score the book and a hundred other little jobs.

You think, "I could never do that, I don't have the time" when you see the coach turning up to his 8th day in a row at the club to take yet another group of cheeky Under 10s through getting a long barrier right.

You would love to do more, but pressures of work and family are hard enough, let alone that Netflix queue you have to get through. So you listen quietly when the Chairman complains nobody is helping, and nod sagely when he says everyone needs to do more.

You feel bad that you can't commit more time but what can you do? Life is busy!

Here is the answer to that mental anguish.

CRICKET JOBS: 3 Positions - Ellerslie CC (NZ) JOB CLOSED !

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Closing date: various JOB CLOSED !

Ellerslie CC in NZ, is looking to fill 3 positions within the club:

CRICKE JOBS: Dressing Room Attendant - WACA (Aus) JOB CLOSED !

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Closing date: 18th July 2014 - JOB CLOSED !

The Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) is the governing body of cricket in the state of Western Australia, home to WA’s elite teams, the Warriors and the Western Fury, and the T20 Big Bash League’s Perth Scorchers. It oversees the development of the game across a variety of metro and regional areas, age groups and communities. The WACA’s vision is to make cricket Australia’s favourite sport, in conjunction with Cricket Australia, and to be the leaders across national team representation, elite team success, participation, engagement and fan experience. 

CRICKET JOBS: Performance Analyst - Cricket Tasmania (Aus) JOB CLOSED !

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Closing date: 14th July 2014 JOB CLOSED !

Performance Analyst

Cricket Tasmania is the governing body of cricket in Tasmania promoting and developing the game throughout the state. As a unique and iconic sporting organisation it has responsibility for all aspects of the sport within Tasmania from junior cricket and coaching programs through to professional players, coaches and umpires.

CRICKET JOBS: Various positions - Cricket Australia

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Cricket Australia currently has a number of vacancies advertsised including 4 roles involving "Game Development and Participation", in Perth, Adelaide, Hobart and Melbourne. As well as a further Administration and Finance roles.

CRICKET JOBS: Account Executive - Somerset CCC (UK) JOB CLOSED !

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Closing date: 18th July 2014 JOB CLOSED !

SCCC operates a highly successful business managing clients for match day Hospitality, conferencing and events business. The Club has modern, newly built facilities catering for both small and large scale functions.  Market share and revenue has increased year on year and we have established a reputation as the leading venue in the local area.

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