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A Coaching Session on Batting Decision Making

This session was designed with the "Pundit Inventory" experiment in mind. I undertook the experiment whilst watching England bat in the 3rd Test match vs West Indies at Lord's.

Use String Theory to Improve Your Batting

Nets can be improved with a few bits of string.

 

Head of Cricket Performance at PGS, Sam Lavery, talks us through how he stops batsmen thinking about shots, and starts them thinking about scoring runs.

And we get to see his new nets in this video

Batting Decision Making: The Pundit Inventory

When listening to TVcommentary, how many times do you hear the pundits speaking about decision making?

A World Cup Winning Fielding Drill

It was a great honour and privilege to spend the day talking about fielding and batting with many of the World Cup winning England Women’s team.

Turn it Around with One of These Meeting Approaches

On Tuesday, the Windies completed one of the most unlikely and unpredicted victories in Test match history when they knocked off 322 in 91.5 overs for the loss of only 5 wickets. My ex-Hampshire skipper and now commentating megastar, Mark Nicolas wrote “Of all the unlikely things in West Indies cricketing history, this MUST rank up there”.

Find Your Fielding Coaching Philosophy

I ran an ECB Level III Fielding module yesterday which is always great fun.

Improve Batting Against Spin with Old-School Stump Cricket

Learning how to play spin can be great fun. A lot of players don't put the hard work in to becoming good players of spin as they feel that it involves thousands of dull repetitions of the same drill over a significant amount of time.

Use Keaton Jennings to Help Solve Batting Technique Troubles

Englands batting selection challenges aren’t any different to our own in many ways. Some players playing well and holding the side together with others hardly contributing at all.

Improving on Perfection

How can you improve on perfection?

The ICC Women’s World Cup Final was a perfect and fitting end to an exceptional tournament.

Batting Drill: Strike/Defend/Evade

My nickname in India is “Gadget Garaway!”. I’m called that because I always have the heaps of coaching equipment and technology in my rather large kit bag.

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