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The Up and Up Batting Drill Tests Technique and Mental Toughness at Pace

You may recall a post-tour review undertaken by our U14 Keeper Batter, Jamie. Well, Jamie is back and he is the focus of a drill that I do to test a players psychological attributes as well as their technique.

What Is the the Future of Cricket Coaching? Tom Scollay Is Working on It Now

Cricket has changed. Coaching needs to change with it.

Four Ways to Use Your Crease to Upset Bowlers

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When a bowler is in rhythm they are in control, so it’s your job as a batsman to find ways to disrupt that balance.

 

How to Face Real Pace Bowling

Imagine batting against a paceman who can get the ball up to 150kph. No one is comfortable, not even the best.

If you get it wrong at that speed, it’s going to hurt.

Bat Like Legend Lara with the Four Area Drill

I once asked Michael Vaughan who was opposition batter who posed the most challenge to him as a captain? The resounding answer that came back was Brian Lara.

Get Instant Batting Technique Improvements by Following This Method

Last night I had a session with a batsman that revealed something exciting about modern technical batting coaching and got an instant result.

Cricket Tactics You Should be Using: Fluid Batting Order

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 How do you feel about your place in the batting order?

How to Use Old Doormats to Improve Your Batting Against Spinners

 Use this drill to combine low tech mats and smart nets to improve your batting against spin. Footwork is essential, this drill forces fast feet.

Focus Your Batting with the Bounce-Hit Drill

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 Next time you need to get focused on your batting, try this ridiculously simple trick.

Better Batting Technique and Fielding Skill with Constrained Middle Practice

Middle - or centre wicket - practice is a powerful, realistic way to train to improve your game. Now we can make it even better.

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