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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.

The Sachin Tendulkar Batting Drill: Divots

Here comes the most ultimate name drop of all time!

A Powerful Pull Shot to Break Bowler's Hearts

Ping that ball to the boundary.

How to Bowl A Consistent Length

One of the hardest problems to solve as a bowler is if your length is inconsistent. To many four balls results in a lot of head scratching at nets.

And Then There Was Light!

It's October so the winter is closing in around the UK. This causes a couple of challenges for the coaches and players at Millfield School.

Discover and Hone Your Best Batting Trigger Move

“I just try to stand still”

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.

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

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