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Here's A Simple Way to Coach Away an Illegal Action

Sam Lavery tackles the thorny cricket subject of "chucking".

For many, working with fast bowlers can be daunting. While the knowledge that’s out there is gradually improving, the challenge of working with a bowler who may or may not have developed a “chuck” is a step too far for some.

Let's see if we can help with that.

40 Ways to Bat at Nets Instead of Just Hitting Balls. Now You Have No Excuse.

One of the worst things I can hear at cricket training is the dreaded phrase "I just want to hit balls".

Why is this so bad?

Fielding Drills: Sidearm vs. Katchet

Here's a drill to practice your infield stopping and catching skills, and test them to the limit!

 

12 Ways to Have a Better Net: Fit, Focused and More Runs

As you know by now, nets are one area where you can improve how you train. How do you do it?

Fielding Drills: 4 Stump warm up

This drill is part of the PitchVision Academy fielding drills series, for more in this series click here.

Purpose: To act as a warm up drill that practices every ground fielding skill required in a match. Each stump is a different skill to execute.

Improve Your Spin Bowling with Better Hip to Shoulder Separation

This is a guest article from Max Andrews

“Hip to shoulder separation” is one of the most important movements in generating spin and velocity.

Catching Drill Progression for Better Technique and Hand to Eye Skills

Improve your catching technique and hand-eye skills with this simple, insanely effective, drill progression.

Using the Katchet ramp you can do a lot of work in a very short time to turn your basic skills into world-class basics. Practice is often touted as the main difference between "good" and "great". Simple drilsl like this take you from where you are to stellar levels.

Your Newest Cricket Coaching Tool: Sand and Air Filled Balls

The use of weighted balls in power hitting and pitching in baseball is not a new thing, but it’s so brilliant that even us traditional cricket coaches are now cottoning on to the merits.

CRICKET JOBS: Pitch Advisor - Wiltshire Cricket (UK)

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Closing date: 24th June 2016

Wiltshire Cricket Limited is now advertising for a new County Pitch Advisor.

The Pitch Advisor is a position appointed by Wiltshire Cricket Limited with approval from the ECB. The purpose of the Pitch Advisor is to act on behalf of the Cricket Board and County Groundsman’s Association, in accordance with the code of conduct for Pitch Advisors, in addressing issues regarding:

Fielding Drills: Introduction to 360 Degree Fielding

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This drill is ideal for realistic practice in stopping, catching, staying alert and backing up in the field.

The coach (c) hits the ball (in the air or on the ground) to any fielder then shouts which end the ball should be returned to. If the shy is at the bowlers end the other fielders must back up the throw and return it to the coach.