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Can You Exploit this Loophole to Get a World-Class Cricket Education?

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What do you if you are desperate to get into professional cricket but also need an education?

That's the dilemma of millions of young cricketers around the world, especially if you are from India, where the pressure from parents to get a trade as an engineer or business manager are as strong as the passion for the game. It's a regular question sent in here to PitchVision Academy; how do I choose?

What if you didn't have to choose at at all?

Look the Part: How Your Image Makes You a Better Cricketer

Here's an inconvenient truth: Your image is important to your cricket.

Naturally, results always come first. It doesn't matter what you look like if you are scoring hundreds then bowling out the opposition top six before catching the rest at slip. But if want a chance, you absolutely have to "look and act the part".

Cricket Show 337: Competition Winner

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This week's winner of the Cricket Show podcast question competition is Ravi. He wins a free coaching course from PitchVision Academy.

The winning question was,

4 Reasons You Should be Ashamed of Coaching Without Data

You write brilliant coaching plans. The players you coach are engaged and enjoy your sessions. Parents couldn’t be happier with you.

So what?

The coaching world is shifting towards real evidence. Being a great people-person is no longer enough for the coach who wants to develop players to their highest potential.

How to Set Up a New Venue in PitchVision

This is a quick guide to setting up PitchVision at a new venue. The first time you use PitchVision at a new place, you need to tell it where it is. This vital step is simple and easy.

Cricket Show S6 Episode 45: Goodbye Mitch

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Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe offer up a tribute to Mitchell Johnson, and some lessons from his career that young bowlers can take to heart if they want to bowl faster.

Then, attention turns to questions of keeping fit when you can't be bothered with the gym, and some innovative ideas for wicketkeepers to get an advantage. There is more audio cricket goodness than you can handle!

Download and listen now.

How to Measure Fielding Effectiveness in Training

In a game that is full of stats, we are still searching for a way of assessing and measuring fielding effectiveness.

How to Bowl with a Slingy Action

Ever since Jeff Thompson showed the power of a ‘slingy’ bowling action, there has been no debate that it is a devastating method for fast bowlers. Yet coaches worldwide persist with the traditional action. This is because coaches are not taught how to put sling into an action.

How to Bowl Faster... as a Spinner

Let's talk about a dirty little secret of spin: Pace matters. As a spinner you don't have any need to get the ball up the other end as fast as you can. You leave that to the real quick bowlers. But you also know there is a speed that is right for spin.

CRICKET JOBS: Junior Head Coach - Swindon CC (UK) *PREMIUM ADVERT*

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Closing date: 7th December 2015

Organisation – Swindon Cricket Club, Wiltshire                                                 

Salary - Negotiable

Fixed Term (Part time)

Job Description; Swindon Cricket Club is seeking the services of a Junior Head Coach for the 2016 season.