Last week I talked about the missing two thirds of batting and focused on helping batters pick up visual cues. The next phase of the batting process is to build up our decision making capacity.
One of the ways that works for me is to build up the number of resources available to the individual: That is to say which options can be used.
I then to test which ones are most effective in a variety of scenarios and match conditions. This way, the player starts to decide for themselves.
I ran a session based on this today around playing spin using the Merlyn spin bowling machine variation mode which subtly shifts lengths by 10% either way.
The session went a little bit like this: