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Want Better Cricket Training Sessions? Try the Enjoyment Time Out

Unless you are very lucky, you will have coached a cricket session with a problem: Lack of focus.

Skyrocket Cricket Skills with Better Feedback

Feedback is easy to give, but hard to give well. It's worth doing well because great feedback is a powerful way to improve your cricket.

This “Hunger Games” Drill Adds Spice to Practice

The season is fast approaching.

Confusion Creates Leadership: What Rugby Teaches Cricket

I’m lucky enough to work alongside some Rugby people every now and again and it has been a massive privilege to get to know many of the World’s best rugby players and coaching minds through my role in “Our Legend” holidays and events.

Here's a Short Story About Cricket Form

In our recent podcast, the subject of form came up. I talked about a discussion with group of U14 cricketers at The Portsmouth Grammar School. I remember it started with a Hampshire cup semi-final match, I forget against who, but it went something like this...

Does the Way You Play Cricket Make You A River or A Frozen Rope?

There are two types of cricketers: rivers and frozen rope. Which are you?

 

Become a Talented Cricketer with Three Step Resilience

You don’t get to be a talented cricketer unless you have resilience.

How to Improve Your Cricket Form at the Right Time

Form is a strange thing. We all know it when we have it, and we all wonder how to get it back when it goes.

Cricket Batting Tips: Stop Playing That Stupid Shot Again by Surfing the Urge

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Admit it, you have played a shot you regret.

What Does Ricky Ponting Have in Common with this 13 Year Old Keeper?

In my first few years as a coach I used to go along to coaching presentations and hear about the benefit of reflection and review.

Having been bought up in a “beer and chat” environment as a player, all this was a bit lost on me: A bit of utopian and conceptual thinking rather than real coaching practice that I could use with teams and cricketers.

Then I met Ricky Ponting!

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