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Off Side Back Foot Batting Practice

It’s really cold outside so we are confined to the cricket bubble for the winter. We have reached the stage of the batting programme where we are developing our back foot options vs pace.

Use These Examples to Prove "It's the Way That I Play" Wrong

“It’s the way I play!”

The Sachin Tendulkar Batting Drill: Divots

Here comes the most ultimate name drop of all time!

The Technical Session Mix to Brighten your Coaching Day

Every Friday, I head down to Millfield Prep School and work as an assistant coach for a good friend of mine, Head of Cricket Dave Beal. Dave played 1st Class cricket for Somerset and since then has helped developed countless 1st class cricketers in his time at Millfield.

Three Drills to Score Runs Like Steve Smith

I read a fantastic question this week that challenged a conventional coaching view I heard the whole of my career but never had the "kahunas" to question my coaches!

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.

Batting Decision Making: The Pundit Inventory

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

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.

Power Hitting for Cricket: Fungo Pocket Drills

You may recall the excellent “King Power Hitting Drill” which was posted a couple of years ago.

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