Drills

Drop Feed Drive From Set Position

category: Extras

Can be done in pairs/ groups of three. Feeder drops ball in front of batter (with arm out horizontally, standing on the off side of the batsman for sa...

Set Position Sweep

category: Extras

Played to a length ball pitching on or around line of the stumps Batter must already be low in their position ready to receive feed, Head pushed forwa...

Cover Drive

category: Extras

This is an attacking stroke, played to a full, wide of off stump delivery. Keep a relaxed, balanced stance, with your head and eyes level. Using your ...

Slog Sweep

category: Extras

Played to a ball slightly wider of off stump, allowing batter to free arms Batter must be low in their position, with head pushed forwards towards the...

Back Lift

category: Extras

Bat handle close to body, inline with and underneath shoulders Bat is taken back vertically (and straight back) Hands close to back hip Maintain top h...

Front Foot Defensive

category: Extras

The defensive stroke should be played to a ball of good line and length. Players stand in a relaxed and balanced stance, head and eyes level. Back swi...

Reverse Sweep

category: Extras

ONLY FOR MORE ADVANCED PLAYER Played to a length ball pitching on or outside line of the off stump Batter must be low in their position, with head pus...

Paddle Sweep

category: Extras

Played to a ball fuller quicker ball Batter must be low in their position, with head pushed forwards towards the ball Arms are extended at point of im...

Sample Drop Feed

category: Techniques

Balls is dropped on a length to batter by feeder Ball is dropped from the batters ‘off-side’ to ensure feeder safety. Ball should be a comfortable...

Sample Bobble Feed

category: Extras

Ball is fed underarm from 5-10 yards away depending on drill Drills can be performed hitting back into net ideally. Ball should bobble/bounce around 5...

Use Of Feet Lofted Checked Drive

category: Techniques

Quick feet from the batter are essential when getting to the ball. When advancing down the wicket, batter must aim to keep head as still as possible, ...

Cross Over Underarm Flick

category: Ground-fielding-and-throwing

1) rolls ball out towards 4), 4) runs in picks up the ball and flicks to stumps with 3) backing up. 4) takes up 3)s position, 3) then rolls out toward...

The Back Foot Defence Survival Game

category: Back-foot-batting

Layout for the game1. Play as teams (5-8 a-side) or individuals (6-10 players).2. With chalk or disks, mark out the fielding positions available.3. Ma...

Short Ball Practice

category: Front-foot-batting

Can be done in pairs/ groups of three. One batter and one feeder minimum required, with 6 tennis balls per pair/group. Each batter should be wearing a...

Off Drive

category: Front-foot-batting

Lean towards the ball with head and shoulder forward of the body.Good step forward towards the pitch of the ball, head directly above the front foot.B...

Catch And Duck

category: Catching

This drill is designed to test your players reactions and is also a chance for them to work on their catching technique too.Get into groups of 4/5The ...

Sweep

category: Front-foot-batting

Played to a length ball pitching on or around line of the stumps Can be done in pairs/ groups of three. One batter and one feeder minimum required. 6 ...

Back Foot Defence

category: Back-foot-batting

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 ta...

Ducking

category: Extras

Played to a ball that at the body, usually head high Batter flexes knees, and aims to duck underneath path of ball. Maintaining balance is essential. ...

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