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PitchVision: Improve Your Cricket

Do you want to grow your cricket? Then PitchVision is the home of online coaching and self-improvement in the game. Bring your "growth mindset" to better technique, better tactics, more skill and a winning team. All these things are possible if you play the game to improve rather than prove.

Read, watch, listen, work, improve. That's the PitchVision way.

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Bowling Tactics: How to "Bowl Dry"

Frustration: An underrated way to get wickets, and enormously effective at any level. In recent years, this has been called “squeezing” or “bowling dry”.

How do you bowl dry this way?

Playing as a Unit: How to Use a Cricket Cliche to Improve your Cricket Team

International players and coached these days are always going on about how they “performed as a unit” – fielded, batted, bowled.

Lurking in the depths of this moribund press talk is a grain of truth we can use at any level.

Cricket Show S9 Episode 5: Big Stride

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David Hinchliffe, Mark Garaway and Sam Lavery talk cricket. There is a discussion on the coach-captain split of duty, front foot stride and whether you need to join an academy to be a cricketer.

Pop Up Fielding Practice

As a fielding coach, I would get so excited when some of the players take their practice on the training ground into match play.

How to Enjoy Fielding

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Fielding, especially for young players, is the ugly sister of playing cricket.

Specialist fielding: Boundary fielding

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Fielding in the deep can feel like a lonely place.

Find the Best Catching Style for More Catches More Often

 

Have you ever thought about the many different ways that a person can move and position themselves ahead of taking a safe catch?

I was taught one way of high catching when I was a young player: The "Aussie" style catch with the hands reversed and the ball taken as high as possible with my hands in front of my face.

Cricket Show S9 Episode 4: Tactics and Talent

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The team get together to talk cricket coaching. The topics are tactics vs skills, starting to play and hitting the ball on the ground.

Listen for the details.

The No-Stumps Manipulation Drill

The ability to manipulate the ball against top class spinners is one of the key differentiators between good and great batters at the highest level.

Warning: Fielding Drills Don't Work

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Better fielding isn't about more drills.

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