This week saw Gary in Barbados where he was asked to present Spin Bowling to the West Indies Cricket Board. It was a great opportunity to discuss and share views with another cricketing nation. There was lots of fun with the practical spin bowling drills and activities mixed with some great debates on spin bowling […]
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Congratulations to Eve Whaling who has had a very busy and successful season taking lots of wickets with her off spinners. Eve has represented Lancashire U15s Performance team, Tottington Womens Team, Club cricket for U15s and some 3rds cricket. She also played in the u17 national finals, which gave her some great experience. Eve first […]
Congratulations to Gary for being asked by the ECB to attend first class cricket matches to watch spin bowlers in action. The role involves watching specific bowlers and reporting back his professional opinion on what he sees in terms of technical and tactical awareness displayed by the bowler. He has also taken up a mentoring […]
Congratulations to Stephen Bliss of Middlewich Cricket Club for recording career best figures of 7 for 41 last week against Cheadle Hulme Cricket Club. This followed up from returning 5 for 52 the previous week. Stephen first came to SpinScience with the aim of improving his bowling actiion and also cutting out his ‘bad ball’ […]
I find that the majority of cricket coaching tends to take place in a net environment where the bowler works on technical aspects of their game. This generally includes some drills and target practice bowling at a set area on the floor or sometimes bowling at a batsman, who plays shots without consequence. There is […]
When? October 3rd & 10th, 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm Where? Total Cricket, Ashton under Lyne What? 2 hour Spin Bowling Masterclass What’s it like to face Gary Keedy? What’s it like to bowl at Steven Mullaney of Nottinghamshire and Paul Horton of Lancashire? Come and enjoy a rare opportunity to test your skills against seasoned […]
As we prepare to move outside into our club nets in readiness for the new season I thought I would write a few words to reflect on what an exciting winter it has been. Over 100 spin bowlers have been coached at SpinScience throughout the winter months ageing from 9 to 18 years old from […]
Gary Keedy ‘Spin Science’ coaching was the subject of a sport feature article published by ‘Live Magazines’ in January 2015. read more: live-magazines.co.uk/the-science-of-spin/ Picture taken during a coaching session with Gary Keedy: The spin bowlers from Lowerhouse Cricket Club take in some video analysis.
Tuesday was an enjoyable session coaching the promising young spin bowlers at Merchant Taylor’s Boys School, Crosby, Liverpool. The news item (below) was posted on the school website. Spin Bowler Gary Keedy Provides Hit Master Classes Merchant Taylors’ spin bowlers recently benefited from the expert tuition of former Lancashire left arm spinner Gary Keedy when […]
On 18th October I was invited by David Wilson of Longridge Cricket Club to conduct a 2 hour spin bowling coaching session with the clubs juniors. It gave the lads, aged between 12 and 17, an opportunity to try their hand at spin bowling. Some of them already bowled spin but it gave the others […]
As a professional spin bowler with years of experience, I would say to anyone who wants to improve their game, that it is important to have a holistic program in place which covers all aspects of the modern game of cricket. Physical fitness (including an understanding what your body is capable of) and making sure […]
Another cricket season draws to a close but what a season it has been! I joined Notts with my primary roles being that of assistant physiotherapist and spin bowling coach to the pro’s and the academy lads. I am also registered as a player, in case when we traveled away the pitch looked like it […]