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.
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.