OLD Strength & Conditioning for Batters - Beginner

Cricket specific exercises for batters with limited or no experience doing Strength & conditioning training

As T20 cricket becomes more prominent, batters around the world are looking for ways to be able to hit the ball further more consistently.

On the other end of the spectrum, if you're able to bat for a whole day, you're going to be a wanted commodity in elite teams.

To do this you need to be conditioning your body to be able to handle the challenges of being an adaptable batsman.

This program has been designed specifically for batters who have limited or no experience in Strength & Conditioning training. All the exercises are specific to batting and as you get fitter, stronger & more powerful, your chances of hitting the ball out of the park or batting all day increase, while also minimising the chance of getting injured.

How this program will help you:

* Improve mobility to minimise chances of injury

* Increase strength & mobility in batting specific muscles

* Improve functional strength

* Increase power & speed

* Increase fitness levels while building muscle

This 4-week program focuses on building a strong foundation for batters. A gym isn't required as all exercises use your body weight instead of machines and there is minimal equipment needed.

Your Instructor

Tom Scollay & Simon Keen
Tom Scollay & Simon Keen

Tom Scollay (Middlesex CCC) & Simon Keen (Sydney Thunder, Sydney Sixers, Canterbury & NSW) are former professional cricketers who currently play First Grade in Perth & Sydney respectively. Both are Cricket Australia Level 2 coaches and are currently mentoring a number of players of all ages and skill levels from around the world. Tom is a top-order batsman and captains his First Grade side while Simon is an opening batsman & medium pace bowler and former captain of the Australian Under 19s. Simon is also a qualified personal trainer who has over 10 years experience in Elite cricket specific strength & conditioning.

Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I do this course?
This cricket specific program has been carefully designed by former Big Bash player Simon Keen who not only spent many years training & playing with some of the world's best players (Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Usman Khawaja, Brad Haddin & many more) but also has over 10 years experience as a personal trainer where he specialises in cricket specific strength & conditioning. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to train like the best players in the world.
How do I access the content of the program?
This is a 4-week program that starts whenever you're ready as the first weeks content is available to you straight away. The content for week 2 will become available 6 days after you purchase the course (1 day before the end of week 1). The final 2 weeks programs will then be available 7 days after week 2 became available (1 day before the end of the week you're currently doing). Each week has demonstration videos (which you can view as often as you'd like) for the exercises that are in the program for that week. The program is also downloadable so that you can print it out and take it to the gym with you to follow the exercises and record your results.
What if I get injured while doing the program?
These programs are designed to be specific to types of players (cricket skills) and experience levels however they may not be suitable for everyone. While every exercise has a video explaining how to do it properly, there is still a chance of injury. If you have a pre-existing medical condition, poor health or any other medical concerns that could be affected by strenuous exercise then please consult an appropriate healthcare professional before beginning the program. You are responsible to make your own inquiries and seek independent advice from a healthcare professional before acting on any information or material made available to you by Cricket Mentoring in this program. Our service (program) does not include any supervision or monitoring of your activity, and we are not responsible for any injuries that you may suffer as a result of following the exercise program or regime. You acknowledge that you assume all risks in connection with your participation in any recreational services and activities that we may provide.

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