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Welcome to PitchVision. They say cricket is 80% mental. That's true in a way, because how you feel has a powerful influence on how you play cricket; whatever your skill level. So, take some time to look around at the tips on going into your matches with control and confidence.

Naturally, mental toughness alone is useless without skill. Becoming world-class at the basics is another PitchVision mantra you can read, watch and listen about on these pages.

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Can You Banish These Bad Cricket Habits?

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We are all guilty of the odd discretion from time to time, yet we all want to improve as cricketers. So let's work together to banish the poor habits and replace them with efficient and effective ones instead.


If you are any good, your career might just depend on it.

CRICKET JOBS: Regional Cricket Manager - WACA (Aus)

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Closing date: 18th May 2016

The WACA is currently seeking an energetic and enthusiastic person to take on the full time role of Regional Cricket Manager- Mid West based in Geraldton.

CRICKT JOBS: Community Coaches - Hampshire Cricket (UK)

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Closing date: undisclosed

Hampshire Cricket are looking for motivated coaches to deliver sessions in schools, clubs and holiday camps on a part time basis throughout the summer and onwards. Sessions will take place at The Ageas Bowl and surrounding areas across the county. Coaches will need to be a minimum of Level 2 and have experience coaching in school and club environments.

CRICKET JOBS: Integrity Analyst - ECB (UK)

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Closing date: 25th May 2016

CRICKET JOBS: Internal Communications Manager - ECB (UK)

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Closing date: 23rd May 2016

1. Overview
An experienced communications specialist, able to create strategic plans, lead collaborative project teams and advise on best practice for engaging and informing employees and stakeholders.
They will help to connect all areas of the ECB and to link the organisation to the broader game and its partners, helping to drive shared success.
This will create a more effective organisation, in tune with its people and working in line with the new Strategy for the game and our own Values.

CRICKET JOBS: Media and Content Manager - Yorkshire CCC (UK)

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Closing date: 13th May 2016

The Yorkshire County Cricket Club is looking to recruit a Media and Content Manager that will be responsible for delivering the Club’s media and content strategy.

The ideal candidate will be a results focused manager, knowledgeable and widely respected, and with a proven track record of managing the media and providing best in class multi-media content.

Do You Know Where to Look When Slip Fielding? Science Has the Answer

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A recent study as revealed the answer to an age-old question; the best place for slip fielders to look when waiting for a catch.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 14: Practice Under Pressure

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Sam Lavery and Mark Garaway join David Hinchliffe for cricket coaching chat. On the 356th edition of the podcast, there is a discussion about adding pressure to practice. How do you do it while still getting a fair go?

Plus, there are questions about helping an all-rounder quickly fix a bowling issue with a limited time, and helping a leg spinner understand the benefits of the "bowling arm circle".

Listen in for the details.

How to Coach Your Batting Tail to Wag

I love working with lower order players. To me they are still ‘run getters’ and ‘partnership builders’ irrespective of their less extensive batting experience and limited practice hours.

CRICKET JOBS: National Selector (North) - Cricket Ireland (UK)

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Closing date: undisclosed

Cricket Ireland is seeking a National Selector from the Northern (NCU) region, who will also sit on the Northern Knights Selection panel and help ensure Ireland selects its best players ready to take to the world stage and ensure the Northern Knights are competitive within the Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Series.