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The Keys to Effective Head Cricket Coaching

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Below is a guide for cricket coaches, explaining simple ways as to how you can become a more effective Head Coach.

Use This Wrap Up Fielding Drill to Ensure High Spirits and Direct Hits

I am continuing the throwing theme today with a funky fielding drill that encourages fielders to take calculated run out risks and rewards a group who work together to achieve a series of direct hits!

Coaching with Nicknames, Technology and Questions

Nicknames are funny things aren’t they? For me, they encapsulate a given time and a given place as you end up acquiring a number over a playing and coaching career.

Most people know me as “Garas”.

Improve Your Fast Bowling Run Up Speed with These Drills

What do we want a fast bowler’s run up to achieve?

We already know from my last article that run up speed is a great way to bowl faster. So let’s look in more detail at the run up.

Work Out the Best Long Throw Tool for Deep Fielding Jobs

With the season soon approaching, our floodlit Thursday fielding sessions are used to increase our throwing volume and we have been looking at different ways to attack a ball in the deep.

Grow Your Cricket: Working Out Batting Technique

You might have been told the best way to learn something is to work it out yourself. But how do you do that in a cricket net?

Intention Coaching Leads to High-Level Cricket Understanding

Millfield school’s junior batting programme for Year 9 (13–14 year old cricketers) is focused on the fundamentals of movement, balance and how we can best generate power and ball speed off the bat.

Lessons from Perth Scorchers Big Bash Triumph

Perth Scorchers are the most successful Big Bash team. They won the 2016–17 tournament with a canter in the final.

Is there anything we can take from their approach?

Use the Fumble Challenge to Create Classy Keepers

I love it when a new coach comes onto my team, it means that I can start stealing his coaching drills!

Analysis: Improving a Fast Bowler

This is a guest article from Waqas Zafar: video analyst, cricket enthusiast and computer scientist based in Lahore. Read more of his work by clicking here.

In this article, I’ll be analysing a seamer from a cricket club who has bowled a total of 368 balls in the indoor nets. The deliveries were tracked on PitchVision's PV/ONE ball tracking over the course of a preseason in the UK.

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