Cricket Tips: Goal Setting for a Successful Cricket Season

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Iím sure you will have come acrossrepparttar SMART analogy, with regards to goal setting. It containsrepparttar 150807 most important concepts to consider and adhere to when setting your goals.

Goals should be; Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time related.

For example it would be unwise to set a goal of scoring one hundred runs every week, itís just not a realistic goal forrepparttar 150808 average person, unless you are Michael Vaughn or Ricky Ponting that is! As you would probably fail to reach this goal, your motivation would suffer and you might start doubting your cricketing ability.

Before you start setting your goals write a list of allrepparttar 150809 things you want to achieve; whether it would be your first one hundred runs, fifty wickets inrepparttar 150810 season or first catch. By doing this it will help focus your mind and motivate yourself to succeed.

Now set your goals, they need to be SMART and you need to set both short term and long term goals, and also daily goals, for specific match days. All successful cricketers set goals and prioritise them in order of importance.

By making goal setting a habit there is no reason why you cannot achieve your cricketing goals.

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Tips for Buying a New Cricket Bat

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You should also take into account to grade and type ofrepparttar willow ofrepparttar 150806 cricket bat. Most bats are made from English Willow, which is a soft fibrous wood, with good striking qualities and isrepparttar 150807 best option. There is also Kashmir Willow, which is cheaper, harder and quite durable. It is often used in junior bats and produces less ball striking satisfaction. Always choose English Willow givenrepparttar 150808 option.

Cricket bat willow is graded on a scale from G1+ to G4. A willow grade of G1+ isrepparttar 150809 highest grade and is used byrepparttar 150810 top professionals, it isrepparttar 150811 best willow and is unbleached with straight even grains and no markings or discolouration. Itís more expensive but as always you get what you pay for!

Grade 4 (G4) willow is often non-oil and will usually have a covering onrepparttar 150812 face, such as an anti-scuff covering. It isrepparttar 150813 lowest grade of willow, which is represented inrepparttar 150814 price. If you haverepparttar 150815 money always opt forrepparttar 150816 highest grade willow you can afford.

You can now buy cricket bats online cheaper than you can offline, as online stores tend to have fewer costs associated with their businesses and so can offer cheaper prices and discounts. Also most offer guarantees on their bats so you can return it ifrepparttar 150817 size or weight is not quite what you want. A sneaky tip; if you see a new bat you like go to your local store, checkrepparttar 150818 size, weight, feel and pickup, then buy online, so youíll get exactly what you want and save money inrepparttar 150819 process.

These are just a few ideas and tips I consider when buying a new cricket bat, most important arerepparttar 150820 bats size, weight and feel. Obviouslyrepparttar 150821 price is an important factor, but by buying online you can often save money.

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