Head hunting – another approach to getting more from net practice.

Back in November, David Hinchliffe proposed a novel way of getting the most from net practice, with what he described as the “horror movie” approach.  I suggested adding a camera, to give the Blair Witch net session. I have been looking for more ways to make net practice more competitive, and more realistic, but I …

The Future of Cricket Coaching – what next for coaches working in schools and clubs?

The Ashes series just completed has been a sobering experience for anyone who cares about the England cricket team.  So much so, that I don’t really want to say anything more about it, now, other than to wish the coaches and senior players every success as they sit down to work out a plan for …

“The Horror Movie” Net Coaching Method

David Hinchliffe started a LinkedIn discussion on what he calls “horror movie” net coaching. …watch your players [in the nets] closely…say little but…log the information as you go… Then, after the quiet, you pounce on your victim and give the key feedback after he or she has batted. I have just recently started winter nets …