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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.

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.

Fielding Warm Up Drill to Improve Throwing at the Stumps

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Use this pre-game warm up fielding drill. It will help you hone your skills and picking up, throwing and hitting the stumps. Great for the whole team to take part on match day.

Improve Your Diving in the Field... Even As A Six Foot Fast Bowler

One of the big coaching challenges is developing the athleticism of fast bowlers.

Video: Take More Catches with This Simple Cricket Practice Upgrade

They say practice makes perfect, so use this upgrade to cricket catching practice to see how you improve over time.

Do You Know Where to Look When Slip Fielding? Science Has the Answer

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A recent study as revealed the answer to an age-old question; the best place for slip fielders to look when waiting for a catch.

Add a String to Your Bow and Become a Short Leg Specialist

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This is a guest article from Fish Hoek Cricket Club Head Coach, Jamie Rood

During England’s 2015-16 tour of South Africa we saw the incredible short leg fielding by James Taylor and Temba Bavuma. Can you copy this?

With these simple tips, you can turn half chances into wickets and make a unique fielding position your own.

Warm Up to Throw (Part Two)

Part two of the “warm up to throw” programme is weighted ball work.

Graphic: Three Standards for Excellent Fielders

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The fielding standards of excellent fielders. You can do that!

Warm Up to Throw, Don't Throw to Warm Up

You show me a fielder who has never had a sore arm or shoulder from throwing and I will assume they "choose" to field at slip, irrespective of the state of the game!

For the rest of us, one thing that helps is learning how to warm up, condition and strengthen your shoulder and arm ahead of pinging the ball in matches or practice.