“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 …

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 …

Making practice fun – games-based learning

We have belatedly started outdoor practice for the Colts, after the wettest start to a season many of us can remember, and we are now racing to make up time. Inspired by the 2012 edition of the ECB CA’s “Wings to Fly” DVD, we are very keen to introduce more games-based learning to our practice …