360° Cricket…this time with words

I posted a Teesra Talks podcast on this topic a a couple of weeks ago, but I don’t think it had many listens, and the format doesn’t really invite any responses. If you have listened, there is not much new in this blog post. But for everyone else — some thoughts on making a game …

360° Cricket — Teesra Talks on a modified, gamified batting game

Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: Round the clock – hit the gaps https://anchor.fm/theteesra/episodes/Round-the-clock—hit-the-gaps-eb4kek A game, based on an idea tweeted by Chance to Shine (see below), to encourage batters to hit the ball in different directions. My initial thoughts, after a couple of runs with a yr7 group.

Timing — when should the down swing start?

Working with an experienced batter over the last couple of sessions on “timing”, and encouraging him to hit his drives even harder. I have been suggesting that he tries delaying the downswing as long as he dares, to create greater bat speed at contact. I came across an interesting paper that identified some of the …