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Cricket Show S7 Episode 15: Keep the Ball Shiny

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Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe get together to talk coaching cricket. Lead by a Twitter debate, the team talk about how to keep a ball shiny, and lead on to a wider discussion about what do do when teammates disagree about the best way to do anything.

The it's on to listener's questions. The first asks about bowling technique and the second kicks off a chat about some unusual field placings the team has seen over the years.

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Cricket Show S7 Episode 14: Practice Under Pressure

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Sam Lavery and Mark Garaway join David Hinchliffe for cricket coaching chat. On the 356th edition of the podcast, there is a discussion about adding pressure to practice. How do you do it while still getting a fair go?

Plus, there are questions about helping an all-rounder quickly fix a bowling issue with a limited time, and helping a leg spinner understand the benefits of the "bowling arm circle".

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Cricket Show S7 Episode 13: Video Analysis

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Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe chat about coaching and playing cricket. The show starts with a discussion in the best ways to use video, from holding up your phone to using a full PitchVision system. Whatever gear you have, you can use video if you do it right.

There are also questions sent in. This show has a question about hiding the seam of the ball as you run in to bowl, and a young player who is having trouble hitting the ball hard off the front foot.

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Cricket Show S7 Episode 12: G'Day PitchVision

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David Hinchliffe is joined by Mark Garaway and Sam Lavery. The chat this episode starts with a discussion around the idea of a "par" score and Garas gives the perfect answer to the common question of "what is a good score on this wicket?"

In the listener's questions, there is a g'day from Tommy, asking about off season training in Australia. Plus a worried Ntando has trials coming up and he wants to get his bowling right.

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Cricket Show S7 Episode 11: Left Handed Coaching

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Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe offer half an hour of cricket coaching advice and tips. This show includes an extended discussion about modern coaching practices. With the discovery that left handed batting gices you a batter chance of success, what does this indicate for coaches trying to develop players of all ages and experience? Whether you are deciding how to tell an eight year old to stand with a bat, or trying to get an edge with your own game, this is essential listening.

Plus, there are questions on coaching technique and how to copy a bowling action.

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Cricket Show S7 Episode 10: It Wasn't as Good as I Thought

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Sam Lavery, Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe chat cricket. The team are out to help with your coaching and playing questions. This show includes a discussion about balancing the use of "academic" coaching with "in the trenches" experimenting.

Plus, coaching questions are answered on turning your net form into middle form and technical pointers for spinners, including a better front arm position.

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Cricket Show S7 Episode 9: The Gear Barrier

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Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe get together to discuss cricket coaching and advice. There is a discussion on the idea of less equipment to help build player-coach relationships.

Plus, coaching questions are answered on playing yorkers and the best style of batting for a State U19 player.

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Cricket Show S7 Episode 8: Naughty Boy Nets

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Mark Garaway Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe talk about "naughty boy nets". Are they worthwhile and how can you do them without causing a revolt in your team?

Plus there are discussion on the importance and controversies around external coaches coming in to consult in an established coaching setup, and some ideas on core training for a nine year old cricketer.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 7: Power Hitting

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Mark Garaway Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe have all the cricket coaching chat. In this show, there is a discussion about power hitting. How important is it? How an you learn it and can you ignore it? All the answers are inside.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 6: DIY Coaching Kit

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Sam Lavery, David Hinchliffe and Mark Garaway talk coaching and playing cricket. In this show, the boys get into a deep discussion about creative uses of coaching equipment to get more bang for your buck. Get strapped in for hacks for the Katchet, Sidearm, bowling machine and more...

After that, listeners send in questions. The first is about a method for catching high balls. The second is about a chinaman bowler who has a curved run up.

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Cricket Show S7 Episode 5: Who is David Mongoose?

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Mark Garaway chats with Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe about cricket. This show focuses on the MCC trials of sin bins and red cards. Can it work in cricket like it has in other sports?

Then, the mailbag is opened to two questions from listeners. One is about the coach-captain relationship and the other covers the increasing use of a braced front leg while batting. Is it the new normal?

Cricket Show S7 Episode 4: The New Batting Manual

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Sam Lavery, David Hinchliffe and Mark Garaway hit the controversy button on the show. The topics include "mankading", bowling left and right handed in the same over and what goes into the "batting manual" now methods are many are similarities are few.

Plus, the usual couple of questions get a good delve.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 3: Unrealistic Practice

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David Hinchliffe, Mark Garaway and Sam Lavery talk cricket coaching and playing. The shows topics this time include "unrealistic" drills that have huge gains. There are drill for both playing spin and playing seam bowling.

Then, questions are sent in and answered in detail.

One is from a left handed batsman who has an issue with closing the face and playing into the leg side. The second question is from an opener who is batting in the middle order and struggling to change his game. The team get stuck in an give a few answers that can be tried.

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Cricket Show S7 Episode 2: George Bailey's Stance

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Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe get round the table to talk cricket for another amazing half hour. If you ever wondered about shoulders while batting, this is the show for you!

 

Cricket Show Series 7 Episode 1: The Extra Half Inch Counts

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It's the return of the finest cricket coaching podcast ever made! Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe put their heads together for another half hour of audio coaching.

Cricket Show S6 Episode 50: End of Year Extravaganza!

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Sam Lavery, Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe wrap up the series with more cricket chat. The show includes a quick review of the year from a coaching perspective before getting into some more technical troubleshooting.

There is a tactical discussion around what to bowl when and we help a young fast bowler find out more about "chest drive" Listen to the last show for the answers.

Cricket Show S6 Episode 49: Gary Kirsten's Face

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Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe talk about Gary Kirsten's recent visit to Millfield school, and why his face is so important to good coaching. Yes, really.

Plus, there are reader's questions on bowling. This week the queries are about hitting the seam and bowling with a splayed front foot. It's another half hour of cricket audio for every badger.

Cricket Show S6 Episode 48: Back to Basics

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David Hinchliffe is joined by Sam Lavery and Mark Garaway to discuss breaks; when to have them, why you need them and how to manage them to get the best from them.

Then, listeners questions are asked about grips and helping a young batsman expand his game to be more assertive while maintaining good technique. Excellent questions both.

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Cricket Show S6 Episode 47: The Bubble Bursts

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Sam Lavery, Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe are back to talk about the problem of dealing with unexpected problems. With the Millfield "bubble" out of action, there are some creative solutions coming from all sides.

Cricket Show S6 Episode 46: Williamson vs. Taylor

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Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe discuss the differences between Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor, and how that can help you improve your batting.

There is also cricket chat on becoming an overnight success compared to slow, painful progress and ways to get more drift as a spinner.

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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!

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Cricket Show S6 Episode 44: More Pzazz!

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There is plenty of razzle-dazzle on the show as Sam Lavery, David Hinchliffe and Mark Garaway talk about making a strength into a super strength. How do you do it, what do you need to avoid and how do you make it fun?

Then the team look at questions around batting like AB de Villiers when your coach want's you to do something else and should a bowler change his action? There's plenty of pzazz!

Cricket Show S6 Episode 43: Forget the Chimp

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Building relationships with other players can be tough. But it's a vital part of being in a team or coaching players, so the team of Sam Lavery, Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe talk about how to handle different situations,including the dreaded "chimp brain".

Plus there are questions answered on how to lose weight for cricket, and setting the field for a podcast favourite; leg spinners. Tune in to get the lowdown (if indeed you tune these days).

Cricket Show S6 Episode 42: Chunking Your Year

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There are many ways to improve your cricket and train others. There are different phases to the crickteting year. On the show, the team discuss how these two elements fit together. Mark Garaway, David Hinchliffe and Sam Lavery talk about when to use sidearms, drills, bowling machines and plenty more.

There are also listener's questions on how to bat against "dry" bowling outside off stump and dealing with the difference in bounce between indoor nets and outdoor games. Get your cricket coaching fix right now by listening in.

Cricket Show S6 Episode 41: Lessons from the Legends

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Gooch, Shewag and Zaheer all get a mention on the show as the team discuss lessons from the legends (two of whom have retired this week). Mark Garaway, David Hinchliffe and Sam Lavery continue the discussion into listener's questions. The show features two questions; one from a spinner who wants to bowl faster and another from a tape ball player who wants to make the move into hard ball cricket.

Plus, there is the usual chance to win the prize of online coaching, a 60 second burst of coaching from Sam Lavery and three questions that can only be answered "yes" or "no". It's packed from start to finish and not to be missed. Download it now.

Cricket Show S6 Episode 40: The Edge of Awkwardness

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Spinners are always high on the agenda for the coaching team of Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe. On the show, the developing spinner gets a good discussion as the guys examine the very special needs of a young player who can keep the art of spin alive in a world of fast bowlers and six hitters. How do you keep those spinners motivated? You'll have to listen to find out.

Cricket Show S6 Episode 39: Moving the Fielders

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Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe talk cricket coaching, specifically the latest change to the Laws of cricket that allow fielders to move before the ball has been played. What tactical and skill changes will this bring?

Cricket Show S6 Episode 38: Bowl as Fast as Muhammad Amir

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David Hinchliffe is joined by Sam Lavery and Mark Garaway. The team talk about the pace of a young Mohammad Amir and if it's possible for anyone to bowl with wheels at a young age.

There are also ways to deal with cricketing frustrations and a summary of how to appoach in season fitness training if you are going ot nets five days a week.

Cricket Show S6 Episode 37: A Good Environment

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Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe are back together to talk cricket. This week the team have two examples of a successful team culture. Garas talks about the best team he ever worked with, and Lavers reflects on a cup win.

Cricket Show S6 Episode 36: Arm Speed for Spinners

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Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe talk about playing and coaching cricket from beginners to world-class levels, with everything between.

In this special shorter show, there is a listener's question that gets a detailed discussion and analysis. This time there is discussion on the importance of arm speed on getting spin on the ball. A great one for all you spinners.

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