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Hit Under the Eyes: Upgrade Your Batting Coaching Advice

One early season challenge is the adaptation from indoor surfaces to slow and two paced grass pitches.

How to Coach Your Batting Tail to Wag

I love working with lower order players. To me they are still ‘run getters’ and ‘partnership builders’ irrespective of their less extensive batting experience and limited practice hours.

How Andrew Strauss and The "Young Guns" Proved Practice Under Pressure Works

I have just returned from a fantastic cricket training week over in Saint Lucia at the newly named Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium. Andrew Strauss and I coached 22 children using the wonderful facilities whilst basking in the sunshine.

Coaching Lessons from the World Twenty20

The 2016 World Twenty20 had brilliant skills on show.

How Brain Training Lead to 17 Hundreds Last Cricket Season

Duncan Fletcher had lots of “Fletchisms”. One of my favourite Fletcherisms is “train the brain!”.

 

How to Raise Cricket Confidence

Jordan Finney is a cricket coach and sport psychology degree student. In this article he talks about how showing faith in players leads to more runs and wickets

Good performance and confidence are a bicycle chain.

Improve Your Throwing Power with the Med Ball Push

The second ball throwing drill in this series is the med ball push. Catch up with previous articles on throwing drills here and here.

This is drill to the drills often used by fast bowling coaches. Yet it used used to develop an understanding of how the body generates speed through the body and into our hands for many of the other disciplines.

Use PGS Zoning to Improve Your Batting and Bowling in Nets

Sam Lavery is Cricket Professional at Portsmouth Grammar School in England. He is a co-host of the PitchVision Cricket Show. In this column he has a drill to make nets better.

One of the regular net drills Portsmouth Grammar School is the “zonal” net.

Warm Up to Throw (Part Two)

Part two of the “warm up to throw” programme is weighted ball work.

How to Coach Cricketers Who Have Loads of Coaches

Iain Brunnschweiler is England Development Programme Coach, and founder of Inspired Cricket

These days it seems like every player has a dozen coaches; teachers, club, rep level, school and parents are all chipping in to help.

Who do they listen to?