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Cricket Show S7 Episode 4: The New Batting Manual

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Sam Lavery, David Hinchliffe and Mark Garaway hit the controversy button on the show. The topics include "mankading", bowling left and right handed in the same over and what goes into the "batting manual" now methods are many are similarities are few.

Plus, the usual couple of questions get a good delve.

Wicketkeeper Drill: The Wall Game

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.

Work on Batting Plans Before Batting Technique

When you bat with a plan, you never have to worry about technique again.

5 "Must Try" Hacks to Cricket Nets that are Proven to Grow Your Game

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All year, every year club, school and Academy players head to nets. As the aim is to improve, how can we make nets achieve that aim?

For the thinking cricketer, there is a list of things that make you say, "I must try that". Somehow you never get round to it and end up doing the same thing you always did.

Cricket Tips: Combining Video with A Bowling Machine Boosts Performance

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.

 

Quick Tip: The Two Best Ways to Use A Bowling Machine

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A bowling machine is not a bowler, so you have to practice with one differently. There are two ways to get the most from a bowling machine session.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 3: Unrealistic Practice

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David Hinchliffe, Mark Garaway and Sam Lavery talk cricket coaching and playing. The shows topics this time include "unrealistic" drills that have huge gains. There are drill for both playing spin and playing seam bowling.

Then, questions are sent in and answered in detail.

One is from a left handed batsman who has an issue with closing the face and playing into the leg side. The second question is from an opener who is batting in the middle order and struggling to change his game. The team get stuck in an give a few answers that can be tried.

Listen in for the details.

What Stuart Broad Teaches Us About Conventional Coaching and Shoulder Position

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?

How to Stop Rain Getting You Down

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How true does this situation sound?

You are ready for a game. You have prepared hard and long. You are keen to put yourself to the test, have some fun and enjoy the challenge. The anticipation is wonderful.

Then it rains.

Case Study: How Long Does it Take to Improve Cricket Coaching Skills with Sidearm?

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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.