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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.

What Does Ricky Ponting Have in Common with this 13 Year Old Keeper?

In my first few years as a coach I used to go along to coaching presentations and hear about the benefit of reflection and review.

Having been bought up in a “beer and chat” environment as a player, all this was a bit lost on me: A bit of utopian and conceptual thinking rather than real coaching practice that I could use with teams and cricketers.

Then I met Ricky Ponting!

What is Good Cricket Technique (and How to Find it)?

In a world of many different and successful ways of playing cricket, how can we know what is good technique?

Make One Simple Change to Nets to Improve Your Twenty20 Results this Year

We stood in silence. Blinking at each other.

Mark Garaway's Coaching Highlights (Part Two)

Last week I gave you the first part of my highlights of 2016.

Here are the the rest of my favourites from my top coaching year to date.

Mark Garaway: My Highlights and Things I Have Learnt in 2016

2016 was one of my fondest coaching years to date.

The Only Four Reasons You Lose Cricket Matches (and How to Stop Losing)

We have all been there, sitting in the changing room, despondent and angry at losing the match.

What Do You Get When You Combine Dehydration with an Airline Pilot and a Chinese Philosopher?

Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher. I bet he was a decent coach too! He knocked around the Lu State in China and passed away in 479 BC.

The Modern Cricket Coach's Guide to Managing Players

Managing players used to be easy didn’t it?

Not any more.

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