Monthly Archives: December 2014

Extra Fitness for Cricket – Leg Speed & Endurance @ Xmas Break

“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’” – Muhammad Ali The Christmas break signals in many senior cricket grade level competitions a point just … Continue reading

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Methods of Coaching – To, Through & With

Ian Chappell’s – “My World of Cricket” was the bible and text book reference for all things cricket in the formative years. Many valuable lessons learned from the time available to devour the words and interpret the images fully. A … Continue reading

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Mental Toughness – Batting

Mental toughness for batting can be viewed as a configuration of internal thoughts displayed in the external persona with each aspect feeding off each other. Behaviours can be activated wthin a training environment, honed amongst those familiar. Consideration given to … Continue reading

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Eoin Morgan – Unique & Beyond Extraordinary

Eoin Morgan stepped out in Sydney last night for the totally new look Sydney Thunder in their first match for Big Bash League IV. Eoin had just completed the one day series for England against Sri Lanka. He gets on … Continue reading

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Technical Aspects of Power Hitting

We are blessed to witness the extraordinary levels of power hitting being revealed by so many players within the T20 competitions. No matter the stage of the career spectrum where the player fits, the spontaneous excitement of Glenn Maxwell that … Continue reading

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T20 Game Plan – Fielding

As a coach, the introduction and broad acceptance of T20 cricket has been hugely appreciated in respect to fielding. It is impossible for a player to expect they will excel in this format if they are unable to contribute to … Continue reading

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T20 Game Plan – Bowling

The next phase to follow the recently published T20 Game Plan for Batting is the Bowling component. A previous post on the T20 master of control – Yasir Arafat -gives a close insight to the preparation and thinking involved along … Continue reading

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