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Sessions - Nathan de Villiers

Pre Season 2019/2020

4th June 2019

Focus : Batting and Bowling Analysis

ASPECT

DETAILS

NOTES

For Analysis and basis to work from

10 Balls Full - 10 Balls Short - 10 Balls Spin

Video - Batting

Batting - Front Foot Drives

Under Arm Double Bounce - Wanger Full - Hitting through the V

Present full face of the bat - ball to go where it is supposed to go - Balanced & Good Head Alignment

For Analysis and basis to work from

12 Balls - 6 Behind and Side - 6 Front on and Side

Video - Bowling

Bowling - Half run up Consistency

18 Balls - 12 to right hander and 6 to left hander

Looking at bowling one side of the wicket

7th June 2019

Focus : Game Sense

ASPECT

DETAILS

NOTES

Warm Up

Skinny Bat + Weighted

Batting Warm Up 

Batting - Picking Gaps Running between Wickets

Game scenario pick the gaps and run ones or twos

His turning at the crease ability to pick gaps

Loosen up with focus

Stationary bowling one side of the wicket

Bowling - Warm Up

Bowling - Half run up Consistency

Attacking the stumps

Focus on hitting the stumps

18th June 2019

Focus : Batting and Bowling

ASPECT

DETAILS

NOTES

Which ones to play which ones to leave and how to leave/Sway/duck

Decision making on the short ball - Weight Transfer drill

Batting Warm Up 

Batting -Short Balls

Tennis balls and racket looking at technique and decision making

Back foot covering off stump balanced arms extended and hitting with the full face of the bat not rolling wrists too early

Working on the little things to make the action compact repeatable and trusted

Focus on that back foot landing and keeping the arms tucked in a bit in the run up

Bowling - Warm Up

Bowling - Inswing

Keep working on the inswinger

Taller in the action and meaty part of the thumb protruding more towards the stumps

21st June 2019

Focus : Batting and Bowling

ASPECT

DETAILS

NOTES

Head to the ball balanced and using your feet to manipulate the field

Double Step and catch the balls on the half volley

Batting Warm Up 

Batting - Using Feet to spin

Drop feeds, underarms and the over arms/wanger

Pick the length of the ball based on the first 2m out of the bowlers hand, cover the spin.

Stability and quick release onto the front foot

Drop steps from plyo box

Bowling - Warm Up

Bowling - Inswing

Slower ball - speed gun 

No decerneable change in the action and slower on the speed gun.

24th June 2019

Focus : Batting and Bowling

ASPECT

DETAILS

NOTES

Quick efficient movements and reaction catching

Reaction Grid

Fielding Warm Up 

Fielding

10-20-30 attacking the ball, turn catches

Attacking the ball, clean pick up and balanced when throwing, Jump turns and pick up the ball early and catch confidently

Check that the run up is right and no no-balls

Run throughs

Bowling - Warm Up

Bowling - Follow Through

Ensure that you finish your action and follow through towards target

Focus on bowling arm under your armpit and 6 - 8 paces continuing towards the stumps moving out of the danger zone

24th June 2019

Focus : Batting and Bowling

ASPECT

DETAILS

NOTES

10 x Random Number Generators focus on running hard, low efficient entry and powerful explosive exit from the crease

Running Between the Wickets

Warm Up

Batting

Back Foot shots making the back and across a habit

Ensure that the back foot covers off stump and remains parallel to the crease.

Nice and light fast twitch movement allowing rotation around the bodies vertical axis.

Back foot landing

Bowling - Warm Up

Bowling - Yorkers

Learning to bowl a bit fuller at the toes and wide of the crease

Without changing too much other than the length of the deliver we can use your pace to ask questions of the batsmen

5th July 2019

Focus : Batting and Fielding

ASPECT

DETAILS

NOTES

Playing the ball late and under your eyes

Batting no footork drill

Warm Up

Batting

Scenario hitting zones and running hard

Putting what we have done into practice

Give with the ball track the ball into the hands

Catching 2 hands and then one hand

Fielding - Warm Up

Bowling - Swing

Swing around the stump in and out

Control over your stock deliver away swing and then the inswing

12th July 2019

Focus : Batting and Fielding

ASPECT

DETAILS

NOTES

Drop drills rapid fire, weight transfer drill

Drives along the ground

Warm Up

Batting

Gapping on and off drives

Hitting along the ground through the V

Give with the ball track the ball into the hands

Catching 2 hands and then one hand

Fielding - Warm Up

Bowling - Length

Being able to control the length bowled yorker, good, short of a length and bouncer

The ability to control what length you want to bowl consistently

23rd July 2019

Focus : Batting and Fielding

ASPECT

DETAILS

NOTES

Warm up drill - putting it all together

Mix Bag drives to run through to pull shots to evade

Warm Up

Batting

Pull and Cut shots - decision making and shot execution

Not rolling your wrists too early, high back lift and hitting down on the ball

Watching the ball, focus on one ball at a time

3 high catches

Fielding - Warm Up

Bowling

Middle stump drill

Attacking the stumps

26th July 2019

Focus : Batting and Bowling

ASPECT

DETAILS

NOTES

Isolation drills and under arms feeds. Controlling it along the ground and in the air

Playing off the pads.

Warm Up

Batting

Wanger from around the wicket targeting the pads

Looking to make good decisions when to on drive and when to play it across the line.

Balance and drive towards target

Back foot hold isolation drill

Bowling - Warm Up

Bowling

3 Stumps game off 18 balls

Competitive aspect and narrow focus

30th July 2019

Focus : Batting and Bowling

ASPECT

DETAILS

NOTES

Get the feet moving

3 Drives and 3 Short warm up drill

Warm Up

Batting - Game Sense

Looking to play an innings

How many runs for 60 balls and no wickets in hand

Balance and drive towards target

Back foot hold isolation drill

Bowling - Warm Up

Bowling

5th stump challenge

Challenge the batsman make him play