David Hinchliffe

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How to Become an Adaptable Batsman

<i>Sam Lavery talks about the power, and problems with "automatic response" batting.</i>As the players I coach progress through the age groups on the road …

Better Seam Bowling

<i>England Development Programme Coach, Iain Brunnschweiler, returns to give the seam bowlers a tip for hitting the seam more often.</i>Seam bowling is the …

How to Coach Confidence and Reduce Anxiety

Nomaan sent in a great question to the Pitchvision Cricket Show last week. It revolved around his lack of confidence, increased anxiety levels and …

What to Do When Your Cricket Talent Is Not Getting You Selected

One of the more common frustrations we hear at PitchVision is the talented player who is not given a chance to prove his ability.Perhaps you feel you …

Overcome Cricket Nerves with a Mental Net

One of the biggest problems faced by cricketers is the nerves before playing. But what if I told you worrying in the right way is perfect for getting …

Name That Tune: Can Music Fast Track Performance?

In last week's spin orientated article, I mentioned a comment that Glenn McGrath made about singing a song inside his head as he was running up to …

Improve Your Cricket Game with Gamification

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 …

PitchVision

Get More Run Outs by Slowing Down

"Run him out!"The batsman had dropped the ball into the off side and called a quick single. His partner was slow off the mark.The point fielder saw …

Train Upwards: How to Improve Your Cricket Training Standards (Even When You Think You Can't)

I was having a chat with one of our first team players last night and he mentioned the idea of "training upwards". What was he talking …

How to Improve Cricket Hand-Eye Coordination

How many times have you thought "just watch the ball"?While it's a useful shorthand for having good eye to hand coordination, the truth is a lot more …

How to Spice Up Cricket Warm Ups

<i>Chris Watling has some advice for keeping the pre-game warm ups fun and functional.</i>How many times have you turned up to play, found your position in …

Use the "Just in Time" Trick to be a Focused, Confident and Disciplined Cricketer

Have you ever wondered why you can turn a slump in form into feeling on top of the world in one ball?You know the feeling. You are batting terribly …

How to Hit an Annoyingly Accurate Bowler off a Length

We have all been there; the nagging bowler who doesn't give you anything to hit, and just keeps plonking the ball on a length.Time after time, while …

How to Use Hypnosis to Become Swashbuckling Madmen in Limited Overs Cricket

I saw a tweet this morning relating to the 4th ODI between England and NZ in the unbelievable ODI series.<br>Still not sure how a team goes from toilet …

Don't Let "Peak End Rule" Make you Train Like a Dummy | Cricket coaching, fitness and tips

<i>Adam Kelly is a sport psychologist, coach and former professional cricketer. In this article he shows us the importance of memory in performance.</i><p>Here …

How much can a captain influence short-term performance?

Modern captains have less power than ever, yet they are still held overwhelmingly accountable for decisions and tactics arrived at by backroom …

The Role of a Modern Cricket Coach: Analyse

<i>This article about the cricket coach as analyst is the second in a series about club and school coaching in the modern day. For the rest of the</i> …

The Role of a Modern Cricket Coach: Preparation

<i>This is the first in a series that details the job of a modern cricket coach from club and school to First-class level. This article covers</i> …

Bob Woolmer's "No Feet" Batting Drill | Cricket coaching, fitness and tips

One of Bob Woolmer's batting drills was the one-legged drive which I featured right at the start of the <i>Coaching to Win</i> series.<p>This gem of a drill …

Improve "Weight Transfer" with This Simple Drill

What are the commentators on TV really talking about when they discuss a batsman "transferring his weight into the ball"? It's not coaching …

The Myth of Bowling Accuracy

How accurate is accurate?We all know the stories. The opposition bowler who bowls perfect line and length all day and doesn't give you a thing. The …

What is Cricket Talent?

What is Talent? It's obvious, right?At the outset of my coaching career, I was asked by a good friend to assist him with a team that he had just …

How to stop wasting net sessions (and what to do instead) | Cricket coaching, fitness and tips

Every year for more than 20 seasons I have gone through the same ritual after Christmas with a variety of club cricket teams.<p>The kitbag is dragged …

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 …

Can you use this banned delivery to get more wickets? | Cricket coaching, fitness and tips

It's the ball that either takes a great deal of skill or a total lack of it.<p>And it's been banned in English county cricket, but crucially not by the …

Beat This Practice Paradox to Become a Cricketer

The best way to become a better cricketer is to train in an way that is comfortable, but also challenges you to improve.Is it possible to achieve …

How to stop cliques forming in your cricket club and build unstoppable team spirit (part 1) | Cricket coaching, fitness and tips

Studies have shown that footballers pass the ball to their friends more than less liked team members. Even if the latter player is in a better …

Keep a Training Log to Improve Your Cricket | Cricket coaching, fitness and tips

We often say cricket is a mental game.<p>One perfect tool to handle these things is a training log.<p>The problem is, most of us don't think of logging …

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