Deep step back in the crease.
Back foot parallel to the crease.
Weight on the back foot, head forward of the body.
Hands up behind back hip pocket, back lift still raised.
Diamond shape maintained with forearms throughout the shot.
Front leg slides towards back leg with heel raised and toes lightly touching ground (counter balance.
Stand tall and make contact with ball below eye level and forward of body.
Bottom hand fingers and thumb grip, acting as a shock absorber.
Complete shot with the toe of the bat following the line of the ball, keeping leading elbow high and close to the head.
To play this defensive shot properly players will need to think about their whole body's position in order to avoid popping the ball up for an easy take.
Played to a ball short of a length, roughly stump high.
Batsman should have a relaxed and balanced stance - head still, eyes level.
Back swing and step back. Their front shoulder should then dip.
With the base established, weight stays slightly forward. Shoulders rotate vertically, front leg drawn back, alongside the back foot.
Bat decelerates, ‘soft hands’ upon impact. Ball contact under eyes.
The Coach throws each player 3 balls which they should aim to hit towards the left or right target.
Back foot batting
3-5 people stand in each net, with one bowler and the others waiting to receive the ball.
Each bowler bowls 24 balls with the batsman getting 3 consecutive balls.
If the batsman decides to leaves one of the balls then they may have another ball.
On receiving 3 balls the batsman must join the back of the queue.
Back foot batting
"It is not only useful for staff who are experienced but a valuable tool for those subject staff who have to take teams."
The variety of sessions across sports - sometimes we steal session ideas from one sport and use them with another.
As we enter the business end of the competition, we take a look at the remaining eight teams and the key talking points surrounding each side.
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