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Cricket Show S7 Episode 35: Sacrifices and Choices

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Cricket coaches Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe get round the table to discuss the latest questions in playing and coaching cricket. The discussion kicks of as the lads get into the important but dull planning process. We all prefer to throw, catch, hit and bowl but planning stuff out is crucial too, and that means sitting in front of a computer and talking now and again!

Cricket Show S7 Episode 34: Reverse Swing

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David Hinchliffe talks with Millfield School Director of Cricket Coaching, Mark Garaway. The discussion ranges from how to bowl reverse swing, through to restructuring to improve standards.

Plus, Garas talks in more detail about the idea of batting by "hitting on the downswing" and how to apply the advice when you are going over the top.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 33: Improve My Catching

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Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe talk making runs and taking wickets. The cricket show covers the importance of winning, and the changing skills and standards of wicketkeeping.

Then the team move on to the mailbag and answer questions about taking more catches and helping a dad develop a love for cricket in his 10 year old daughters.

The range of the game is here!

Cricket Show S7 Episode 32: Spinners and Statistics

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Sam Lavery, Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe get together for cricket coaching conversations. The show this week starts with a conversation about coaching spinners, off the back of an interview with former England spinner Ashley Giles.

There are some ideas for ways to play at trials, and then a long conversation around the use of statistics and analysis in club and school cricket. Questions fielded by Tony in a recent article are discussed in detail.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 31: Three Men and a Dog

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Sam Lavery, Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe discuss playing and coaching cricket. The main topic is about the classic saying "we should have got 40 more". How can we review batting scores and work out how many you could have got that will actually help?

Then, there are questions about the shiny side of the ball for spinners, and a discussion on ways to practice picking up singles. Listen to the show for some classic drills!

Cricket Show S7 Episode 30: The Long Road

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Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and Khyati Gulani join David Hinchliffe to talk cricket. The show stars with a discussion about the best time to start a big change in your game. technical or tactical changes that need a lot of work need to be done at the right time and for the right reasons.

Plus, there are questions on end of season training and improving concentration for opening the batting and keeping wicket.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 29: All About Averages

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David Hinchliffe leads the cricket discussion between Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and Khyati Gulani. The topics covered this week range from video analysis to averages. The old and the new!

Plus, there are questions on getting more flight as a spinner and improving your acceleration. Have a download and listen.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 28: Games vs. Drills

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Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe are joined by Khyati Gulani to talk about cricket. The discussion ranges from teamwork tips through to the difference between practice games and drills. Which ones will make you better at cricket? Listen to find out.

Then, listener's questions are answered on how to get into a limited overs side and going from nets to games with ease.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 27: Bouncing Back

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Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe are joined by Khyati Gulani to talk about cricket. The show looks at the lessons from England's Test series with Pakistan before mving on to listener's questions.

The team talk about concentration while batting, women's cricket and preparing for three day cricket. "Tune" in to hear the coaching chat.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 26: Rotate the Strike

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Trio of cricket coaches; Sam Lavery, Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe chat cricket from a unique perspective. The first point of order is how to rotate the strike. If you feel you are leaving runs behind, have a listen.

Then there are questions about bracing the front leg while bowling and batting for four hour training sessions. As you can imagine, the team think that might be a lot!

Cricket Show S7 Episode 25: Energy Levels

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Sam Lavery, Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe talk cricket coaching. The subject of energy levels is first on the agenda as long seasons can sap enthusiasm. The team have the tips to keep you going.

Plus, there are questions about bowling left arm over and convincing others that cricket can be your career.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 24: The Growth Mindset

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Sam Lavery, Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe talk cricket coaching in the weekly get-together. The idea of the "growth mindset" is discussed for cricket first of all. It's a powerful tool for players and coaches who are set in on success.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 23: An Audacious Goal!

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David Hinchliffe discusses cricket with top coaches Mark Garaway and Sam Lavery. This show opens with a discussion about fielding standards: How to measure them with relevance, and how to raise them further.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 22: Odd Man Out

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Mark Garaway is with Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe. The sticky issue of a good player who has a different outlook to the team is covered on the show. Every team has an odd man out who still does the job on the field. Here's how to deal with it.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 21: Catches Win Matches

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David Hinchliffe chats to Sam Lavery and Mark Garaway. Catches aree the main theme, with a discussion on how to take more in games by practising in better ways.

Plus, there are questions on female fast bowling technique and moving from getting 20s and 30s into hundreds.

Have a listen!

Cricket Show S7 Episode 20: What is Success?

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Sam Lavery, Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe get together to chat about cricket coaching. In this show, the team delve into the idea of success. Winning is the clear indicator, but what if you win and still feel you failed because you didn't win by enough? It happens all the time, so learn how to deal with it.

Plus, there are questions about how to make a bowling action repeatable and what to do if your stance and trigger move is letting you down.

Cricket Show S7 Episode 19: Stretching for Bowlers

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Sam Lavery, Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe talk about warming up, especially for fast bowlers. The team then move on to some technical advice for the speedsters. They discuss mixed actions, lateral flexion and hip-shoulder separation.

It's a great week for the bowling geeks!

Cricket Show S7 Episode 18: Faster and Slower Balls

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Mark Garaway and Sam Lavery join David Hinchliffe and discuss the thorny cricket issue of a lost cause. How do you react to it at the time and how do you find a way through? From selection bias to bowling the wrong end, there are plenty of chances to feel at the end of your tether in the game.

There are also some more classic coaching discussions as questions are answered about hip-shoulder separation and slower balls for fast bowlers. Drop in for a listen!

Cricket Show S7 Episode 17: Team Personalities

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David Hinchliffe gloats to Mark Garaway and Sam Lavery about six wins from six games this season. But the cricket coaching chat soon turns to team personalities. Can a group of guys have one personality that makes a team, and how can it help you win cricket matches? The discussion is all about some practical ideas.

Then, questions are answered. One from a leg spinne's dad who is wondering about the non-bowling arm, and another from a bowler who wants to know about swimming. Get the details in the show by downloading now!

Cricket Show S7 Episode 16: Playing Different Lines

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Mark Garaway in the West Indies and joins Sam Lavery with David Hinchliffe shivvering in the UK spring to talk cricket. David has a new coach to work with and opens up the team to discuss the relationships between a coach, assistant coaches and captains.

The listeners questions this week are all about batting. One is about leaving the ball outside off stump. The second is about balls aimed at the body. Build confidence and competence by listening in.

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.

Listen in for the details.

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.

Listen in for the details.

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.

Listen in for the details.