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Cricket Drills, Skills and Case Studies at PitchVision

PitchVision Academy helps you improve your cricket through techniques, drills and analysis.

Modern cricket requires much better training. But we are ina brave new world where the old rules are gone. So, who do you trust? By using a combination of creative drills, experience and case study proof, the answer to that question is obviously PitchVision Academy!

Browse the site, read and watch the proof then get to the nets and turbo boost your game too.

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CRICKET JOBS: Intern - Midlesex CCC (UK)

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Closing date: 22nd January 2016

Middlesex Cricket is looking for a Marketing & Events Assistant to join the team for six month (March to September) in 2016.

CRICKET JOBS: Head of Participation - ECB (UK)

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Closing date: 18th January 2015

Reporting to: Director of Participation & Growth
Location: Strong preference for London based candidates
 
The England and Wales Cricket Board is the governing body of cricket in England and Wales and has recently shared our exciting vision to make Cricket a game for everyone – played, watched and loved by more people. A key element of this strategy is to significantly grow and diversify participation in the game.  This includes a focus on attracting new players and participants, both female and male, across a variety of formats and wider participation opportunities.  Critically, this will also demand a focus on inspiring children to take up a lifelong association with this game that so strongly fosters both their personal and physical development.

CRICKET JOBS: Head of Growth, Partipication - ECB (UK)

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Closing date: 18th January 2016

Reporting to: Director of Participation & Growth
Location: Strong preference for London based candidates

CRICKET JOBS: Head of Customer Marketing and Systems, Participation - ECB (UK)

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Closing date: 18th January 2016

Reporting to: Director of Participation & Growth
Location: Strong preference for London based candidates

Twenty20 Bowling Camp in Mumbai Powered by PitchVision

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IPL Coach, Monty Desai is running a five day specialised Twenty20 bowling camp in Mumbai, powered by PitchVision ball tracking and video technology.

Running daily between 28th December 2015 and 1st January 2016 at the Venus Sports Academy, Goregaon (West), Mumbai, the camp is designed to improve Twenty20 bowling skills and help players take the next step to become a cricketer (ages 16 and over).

Coaching Tour Diary: England in Sri Lanka (part 2)

Iain Brunnschweiler is on tour, coaching England Under 19s in Sri Lanka. This is the second part of the diary, you can read part one here.

Just Hitting Balls: The Simple Way to Understand How Many Deliveries to Face at Training

After this epic case study article, we got a comment from Facebook saying, "You could realistically be drilling/bowling close to 500 reps per week, which would get improvement.". Yet our case study players averaged a mere 38 reps per week, despite putting in 20 hours of sessions. The highest in any one week was 114. Miles away from 500.

Have we wasted our time?

More importantly, are you wasting your time if you can't put in 500 reps a week?

Use "Power Positions" to Throw Harder with Less Injury Risk

We had a wonderful throwing based question from Peter on the podcast recently. Peter was coming back from injury of the shoulder and looking to build a throwing technique which would take pain away from that area.

I suggested that he made his throwing action more efficient. This increases power and significantly reduces the chance of throwing injury. So, what does this look like?

Cricket Show S6 Episode 49: Gary Kirsten's Face

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Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe talk about Gary Kirsten's recent visit to Millfield school, and why his face is so important to good coaching. Yes, really.

Plus, there are reader's questions on bowling. This week the queries are about hitting the seam and bowling with a splayed front foot. It's another half hour of cricket audio for every badger.

Quick Tip: Play Cricket Like a Navy SEAL

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When training for difficult operations, the US Navy SEAL commanders insist on "situations that are exponentially more stressful, chaotic, and dynamic than any combat operation".

They train hard so they can win easy.

This is a superb principle for cricket too.