Too often young cricketers get into bad habits from an early age. They never receive proper coaching and either replicate poor technique or are never taught technique at all.
With no clue that their technique is incorrect, young cricketers work hard at practicing these wrong techniques. Unsurprisingly they don’t see any improvement in their play, and become frustrated that their hard work is not improving their play. This can result in them walking away from the sport that they love.
At Superkings Cricket Academy, we don’t want that to happen. In this video, Kaushal explains how a strong foundation and passion for cricket can be developed.
Here’s some ways to foster a solid cricket foundation in emerging players.
Mental toughness is a key component of cricket longevity. The more confidence a player has, the more they will enjoy playing and the more resilience they will have.
A positive attitude will transform a player’s ability. They’ll feel free to go for it and try harder, not letting fear hold them back. It also allows them to perform better under pressure.
Some ways to build confidence:
This flows on from building confidence, as the more a cricketer hones their strengths and grows their weaknesses, the better their mindset will be.
But this is not always obvious, particularly for an emerging player who doesn’t know the difference between correct and incorrect technique.
So how can you find out what your cricketing strengths and weaknesses are?
All aspiring cricketers and their parents want the best chance for their child’s success. If you’re showing real promise as a player but feel that your growth is approaching its limit at a club level, then professional coaching could really help take you to the next level.
How professional coaching could make a difference:
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