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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.

The Madonna Batting Drill

I’m a music fan and it’s great to work in a student environment as the pupils keep me up to date with the latest tunes when we have music bouncing around the cricket bubble.

Old Skool Batting Values are Back

I would not call myself particularly old fashioned in my approach to coaching batting yet I have really enjoyed the purist first week of the ICC Champions Trophy.

Keep Players Motivated with In Season Reviews

A third of the way through the season is a time to review.

Awareness and Adaptation: How to Bat Long

I’m on a crusade!

A batting longer crusade.

Save the Dying Art of Batting Long

Times have changed.

How the Jackson 5 Can Change Batting

Remember Josh, the little fella from last week who was working on hitting the ball harder with more control using a shallow rather than steep batswing?

Steep or Shallow: Which Batswing Have Your Players Got?

My little mate Josh, is a 14 year old batter. Josh loves the game and is has one of the best practice ethics in the whole school. A top boy.

Finish Like Dhoni

MS Dhoni first impressed me on my first India tour back in 2006.

The Up and Up Batting Drill Tests Technique and Mental Toughness at Pace

You may recall a post-tour review undertaken by our U14 Keeper Batter, Jamie. Well, Jamie is back and he is the focus of a drill that I do to test a players psychological attributes as well as their technique.

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