Strength Training for Cricket

Throwing and Cricket – Part 1

Throwing – it might not seem like a big deal, however it is, and it is also a great action to cover in terms of looking at some of the key anatomy within cricket.   Even though throwing occurs only when fielding, and as a result may not seem important, the high impact nature of […]

Periodisation: What is it, and why do I need to bother?

You have likely heard of periodisation before, and may have read about its use in conditioning athletes, particularly athletes in individual sports such as Olympic weightlifting. It all may seem very technical (particularly with all the numbers and graphs and %’s listed when you look at a weightlifters or a runners program) and over the […]

The 3 Planes of Movement

For starters, as you move around, you are moving around and operating in a 3-dimesional existence, where your movements operate in one of, or a combination of, 3 planes of movement. Most everyday movements will require movement, or at the very least some stability, in all 3 planes. As cricket is a very dynamic part […]

Movements not muscles when training for cricket

Why when preparing for cricket, if you are ‘body-building’ you are heading down the wrong track ‘Movements not muscles’ means a change in focus on what you are developing and how you are developing it. This is a very important discussion to have for all cricketers looking to improve their physical capacity for contribution to […]