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The Five Weapons of Spin Trick that Leads to Successful Spinners

It's ECB Level Four final assessment week at Loughborough.

This is one of my favourite weeks of the year as I get to listen to a lot of fantastic coaches tell me about the great practice they are doing in their counties to support the development of young cricketers.

I normally take at least 10 ideas back to Somerset to use with the players at Millfield. 2016 is no exception to that rule!

One of the ideas that I am going to steal is one candidates model of "The Five Weapons of Spin!"

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