It’s cold outside…or what to do when you can’t get into the outdoor nets

The senior Club finished indoor nets before Easter, and the 1st XI has been champing at the bit to get into the outdoor nets.  So the news that the planned (and very necessary) refurbishment could not be completed until early May sparked a round of emails and conversations – what can we do for pre-season? We know …

Thinking about thinking about cricket…

I attended my first ECB CA Conference in January. It would be unfair to single out any of the presenters for special mention – every session left me with enough ideas to keep me busy into the summer, and beyond – but I did especially enjoy the opening day, which I spent listening to Matthew Syed, …

Book learning

I came back from the ECB Coaches Conference with a long reading list.  Tim Gallway, Steve Peters, Ric Charlesworth, Hippolyte and Theraulaz (if I can find anything of theirs); anything from the sports psych speakers.  Fascinating stuff, and enough to keep me occupied well into next year, I’m sure. Book “learning” does not work for everyone, I know, but …