Become a Cricketer with IPL Coach Monty Desai and PitchVision

Welcome to PitchVision Academy, your complete, ever-updated guide to coaching better cricket.

One of our most popular topics is finding out how to become a cricketer. So we went right to the source and filmed a coaching course with esteemed coach Monty Desai. Monty is an Academy coach and Talent Scout at Rajasthan Royals where he produces state, regional and Indian cricketers. For the first time you can join the inner circle and find out how the magic happens too. Click here for details.

Alongside Monty, there are over 40 more coaches with huge experience to help you improve your player's batting, bowling and fielding. You can explore the site for more. If you like what you see, you can get the free newsletter here. Welcome to the community.


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CRICKET JOBS: Anti Corruption Manager, 2 posts - ICC (Worldwide)

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Closing date: 20th March 2015

The International Cricket Council (“ICC”) is the global governing body for the sport, which administers all aspects of international cricket. Protecting the reputation and integrity of the game of cricket is a critical part of the ICC’s mandate. This mandate is implemented and reinforced by the Anti Corruption Unit (ACSU).

CRICKET JOBS: Player / Coach - Parley CC (UK)

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Closing date: undisclosed

The role will last between 1st April and 3rd September.

Cricket Show S6 Episode 6: Cheeky Run Competition

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Mark Garaway and Sam Lavery join David Hinchliffe as the panel talk cricket coaching and playing. Adn there is great mystery in the show as Garas refuses to reveal his top secret tactic for running between the wickets.

If you can guess what it is, tweet or email (see below) and win a prize!

Mark Garaway wonders how important an inspiring speech is for a cricket team. Garas talks about it on the show and writes about it here. And the team is delighted to get some feedback from Emily, a young bowler who struggles to recover when she bowls poorly. It's a unisex problem, but it's rare to get a question or comment from female players or coaches. Please send more!

PV/VIDEO Weekly Highlights: All the Great Shots

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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.

Inspire Your Team by Using Golden Moment Speeches

How important is a speech to rally your players?

According to Jolyon Finck, it's crucial. Jol is the Director of Swimming at Millfield School and was the successful coach of the England Squad in the Commonwealth Games of 2014.

Recently Jol spoke about having to deliver those "Golden Moment" speeches to his athletes ahead of each heat, semi-final and final.

In total, Jolyon gave 57 speeches.

In these moments the coach aims to focus, relax, motivate or positively distract the athlete to help them get into their ideal performance state.

Who's Job Is Cricket Fitness?

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Unless you are a professional or academy cricketer, there is noone responsible for improving your strength and conditioning. And that's hurting your game.

But fear not, there is a man on a mission to help solve this problem for you and for millions of players who don't get access to good training. That man is Ross Dewar.

Graham Gooch on Coaching Batting Technique

This article is an exerpt from the Graham Gooch Runmaker eBook available on PitchVision Academy. For more details, click here.

I want to talk a little about working on technique with a batsman, one to one.

CRICKET JOBS: Cricket and Sales Support Assistant - MCC, Lords (UK)

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Closing date: 6th March 2015

Very competitive salary and excellent benefits package

Lord’s Cricket Ground is widely renowned worldwide as the Home of Cricket. Its retail business operates 12 months a year through the main Lord’s Shop that offers a wide range of souvenir merchandise, clothing and gifts for everyone and the Lord’s Cricket Store, central London’s only dedicated cricket equipment retailer selling a huge range of leading brands for players of all skill levels and ages

CRICKET JOBS: Retail Administration Assistant - MCC, Lords (UK)

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Closing date: 27th February 2015

Salary dependent on skills and experience

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) is the World’s premier Cricket Club, based at Lord’s – The Home of Cricket. The Club’s Retail Department is seeking to employ a full time Retail Administration Assistant to join the high performing and profitable retail team within its in-ground retail stores at this world famous sporting venue.

CRICKET JOBS: Cricket Development Officer - Cornwall Cricket (UK)

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Closing date: 27th February 2015

Job Title: Cricket Development Officer

Salary – (£18,000 - £22,000)

Hours: 37 hours per week (flexible)

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