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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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Cricket Show S7 Episode 49: Easy on the Mince Pies

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It's the last show of the series! Sam Lavery, Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe discuss cricket.

First, the team look at the coaching highlights of 2016 from a personal point of view, and give out some deserving praise to a coach who hides from the limelight. The questions are answered on how to generate power in a drive, and shadow bowling.

Listen in for details and see you in 2017!

Mark Garaway: My Highlights and Things I Have Learnt in 2016

2016 was one of my fondest coaching years to date.

Stories and Stats: PitchVision's Cricket Coaching Review of the Year

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This year has been PitchVision’s biggest for cricket coaching. Here are the greatest hits.

The Only Four Reasons You Lose Cricket Matches (and How to Stop Losing)

We have all been there, sitting in the changing room, despondent and angry at losing the match.

How to Take a Five Wicket Haul

Batsmen plan out their hundreds in meticulous detail, but when was the last time you saw a bowler plan a five wicket haul?

For a five-fer can be planned too.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 48: What We Learned in 2016

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Sam Lavery, Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe roundtable coaching and playing cricket. The chat starts by talking about what was learned in 2016 (still time for anything else?). Then the team move on to talking about the sweep shot - when to play it - and facing slow, seam bowling. It's harder than you think!

Listen in for the tips, tricks and stories.

What Do You Get When You Combine Dehydration with an Airline Pilot and a Chinese Philosopher?

Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher. I bet he was a decent coach too! He knocked around the Lu State in China and passed away in 479 BC.

The Modern Cricket Coach's Guide to Managing Players

Managing players used to be easy didn’t it?

Not any more.

Bowling Tactics: How to "Bowl Dry"

Frustration: An underrated way to get wickets, and enormously effective at any level. In recent years, this has been called “squeezing” or “bowling dry”.

How do you bowl dry this way?

What Makes 11 Individuals into a Great Team?

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Cricket doesn’t need perfect teamwork to win games, but it certainly helps and is certainly a goal worth striving for. Here are some tips.

Teamwork is a tricky thing. It’s not easy to measure or analyse. There is no direct relationship between a bonded team and success. Different approaches work for different groups. It’s messy.

There is no simple template for a great team.

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