When was the last time you were inspired into cricket action?
Who has the time or need for Neuro-Lingusitic Programming? It's much better to just go and hit cricket balls.
"How did you go at the weekend?" I asked the batsman I was coaching.
Want to be a cricketer? You have the choice.
When you hit nets you often feel no pressure. When you bat in a game you feel all the pressure.
Taking wickets is about more than just good bowling and fielding.
Everyone blames video games for rotting your brain and turning you into a couch potato. But the fact is, the power of game design can be harnessed to improve cricket in the real world.
Yes, you really can turn a game into a game.
One of the worst things I can hear at cricket training is the dreaded phrase "I just want to hit balls".
Why is this so bad?
You have been doing well. Runs and wickets flow. Your team is winning. Then an unexpected result puts you on the skids.
Have you lost form? Are you untalented?
Winning is important but for most cricketers it's not the only thing, and that's a problem.