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CRICKET JOBS: Hospitality and Functions Manager - WACA (Aus)

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Closing date: 27th 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 and the 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.

CRICKET JOBS: Regional Cricket Manager - WACA (Aus)

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Closing date: 22nd May 2015

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 Alcohol.Think Again Warriors and the Alcohol.Think Again Western Fury, and the T20 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 the areas of national team representation, elite team success, participation, engagement and fan experience.

How to Bowl Line and Length with This Accuracy Net Drill

Even today, where there are a hundred different types of ball, good old-fashioned line and length bowling is an incredibly effective way to bowl: Hit the spot, do a bit off the pitch or in the air, take wickets. Simple.

Yet it's also a world of pain to do consistently.

Sure, you bowl in nets as much as you can. You put up with slogging batsmen and you take time to work on your action.

Then you get out into a game and bowl two four balls every over, wondering where it all went wrong.

What's going on?

It's not the puzzle you think, but it does take some work on your part. It's easy improve your accuracy (and pace at the same time) with a simple process.

Jargon Busting: Ideal Performance State

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I'll be honest, I like to call a spade a spade and not a "vertical foot operated digging device". So why the heck do I like Ideal Performance State (IPS)?

Honestly, I think the term is clunky, but what it describes is something all cricketers can use to play better. That's where it gets interesting: It's where the spade hits the dirt and starts making a hole.

So, putting aside the term, what exactly is IPS?

How to Improve Cricket Decision Making

Coach Sam Lavery moves beyond technical help and into helping you develop players who know how to make good decisions.

It strikes me that our most important cricket asset is the ability to make decisions.

While we focus on important areas like developing technique, getting fitter, bowling faster, and having more creativity at the crease; decisions underpin it all.

Cricket Show 308: Competition Winner

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

The winning question was,

" I'm an aspiring fast bowler. I bowl around 120-125 kmph. I hit my front foot hard. What shoe should I buy for my state games? Is Asics gel speed menace ri8? I'm confused between Asics speed menace and New Balance ck4040."

CRICKET JOBS: Turf Apprentice - WACA (Aus)

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Closing date: 22nd May 2015

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 Alcohol.Think Again Warriors and the Alcohol.Think Again Western Fury, and the T20 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 the areas of national team representation, elite team success, participation, engagement and fan experience.

CRICKET JOBS: Head Womens Coach - NW Sydney Hurricanes (Aus)

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Closing date: 26th May 2015

Report to: NWS Women’s Team Coordinator, and NWS President

CRICKET JOBS: Talent ID Manager - New Zealand Cricket (NZ)

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Closing date: 5th June 2015

The Talent ID Manager will ensure the existence of effective systems and processes for identifying emerging talent for New Zealand Cricket’s High Performance programmes, assist in selection of national teams (New Zealand A, New Zealand Under-19), advise BLACKCAPS selectors and  assist in developing Major Associations’ talent identification programmes.  This position will liaise closely with the BLACKCAPS Head Coach, BLACKCAPS selector and the High Performance team on current and future needs.

CRICKET JOBS: National Selector - New Zealand Cricket (NZ)

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Closing date: 5th June 2015

The BLACKCAPS Selector will support the Head Coach of BLACKCAPS in the selection of playing squads and will provide a recommended list each year of the players to be contracted to NZC, together with any replacements as and when required. The Selector will also contribute to the selection of the New Zealand A team and the scouting of first class cricket. From time to time you will assist with press releases and other communications around selection decisions.
 

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