If you have cricket training options, which is best?
Net games are easy to add to any standard net session. They make practice more fun and improve standards.
In this video you can find three simple ways to up the competitive part of nets.
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In a few short months during the summer of 1988 I went from being a 5 foot 5 inch aspiring club standard fast bowler to playing U15 International cricket as a wicket keeper. This came about through a combination of a number of factors.
We all know how good a bowling machine is for improving batting technique. But just using it to hit balls is not the best way. That's where a good review and PitchVision's PV/VIDEO comes in.
This video shows you how you can use video analysis for instant feedback on your bowling machine session. This allows you to tap into the proven power of deliberate practice and effective review.
Stuart Broad recently went to the top of the ICC Test match bowling rankings after capturing 6-17 in England's emphatic victory at The Wanderers. Stuart has been England's best line bowler for years.
And he achieves this with a front arm that pulls away to the offside of the right handed batter.
But hang on a minute.
Isn't the front arm our "rudder"? The thing that we use to aim with?
As you recall, before Christmas I set a personal aim of improving my accuracy with the Sidearm ball thrower. This article is a report on how I did over the last seven or so weeks, all tracked on PitchVision.
Adam Gilchrist called his cut shot his "lifeline" in Test Cricket. He claimed that without a good cut shot, it was very difficult to exert pressure on the worlds best fast bowlers.
I had these words echoing in my head when watching the 3rd South Africa vs England Test match.
Sam Lavery, Cricket Professional at Portsmouth Grammar School, has been wondering about specialising as a coach.
In a world where cricket is dominated by big money T20 tournaments and the draw of international cricket, many coaches see specialising at the best way to the top.
We often talk about "training hard and playing easy" on the Pitchvision Cricket Show. It’s a principle that you hear banded around all over the place within high performance sport.
Are you all "hot air" or do you actually "walk the walk"?
Two of the best new drills I did last year came from players.
The five most improved players in my team from last year came up with their own solutions to problems.
What does that tell us?
For me, it says a few things,