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A Bad Day Doesn't Have to Mean Bad Cricket: Here's the Drills to Beat a Low Energy Slump

At training last night one of my team was clearly "not up for it". He wanted to put in his usual high work ethic but he was flat and unenthusiastic. Nothing felt right.

When this happens, how do you get out of the slump?

Why Do You Play Cricket?

Here’s a simple test of your chances of becoming a cricketer: ask yourself why you train and play.

Use This Story to Create Resilient Cricketers

How many cricketers have you met who get stroppy and throw the towel in when they have been dropped from a team or suffered a loss of form?

The Cricket Training Trick That Boosts Your Game by 15% (or Makes You 15% Worse)

How good are your cricket skills under pressure?

It’s said that pressure either makes you 15% better or 15% worse. The good news is that you get to choose which way you go with some simple work in training.

Not Getting Your Say in Your Cricket Team? Take a Tip from Pilots

It’s frustrating to have your thoughts and ideas go unnoticed.

Make Batting First Easier with Stretch Goals

“What’s a good score on this pitch?”

How Thinking About Failure will Make You a Better Cricketer

Your team has the perfect plan, honed over years of experienced and matched perfectly to your skills.

Nothing can go wrong.

Failure is Good: How to Use Your Cricket Mistakes Positively

As a cricketer, success is easy to see: Runs, wickets and victories. If you fail you have done badly. And while winning is the ultimate point, the way to get there is by embracing your failures.

Here's a Simple Way to Turn Small Improvements into Huge Cricket Gains

The devil is in the detail.

It's an old saying that has a lot of modern truth when it comes to cricket. It has positives, but many consider the idea of "marginal gains" a waste of time and too much effort to put into a typical cricket team.

So, what's the truth?

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