Building mental skills for cricket…without playing cricket

Ever thought of bird watching? No, really. Scan an area, ideally a tree where birds congregate or visit; even better if it is around 20m away. Relax, try not to focus too closely on any one point, but be aware of what is going on in the space you are scanning. When you spot movement, […]

“Tipping the Balance” — when resources outweigh demands

Back in October I attended a fascinating event, hosted by LagomMind in partnership with OpeningUp Cricket, looking at Mental Health in Cricket. The panel featured Fabian Cowdrey, Dr. Jamie Barker from the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, and Mark Boyns from OpeningUp. It was a thought-provoking evening, so much so that […]