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Slip catching

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--- Quote from: Chompy9760 on August 18, 2021, 11:37:36 PM ---I practice my guys either 1 on 1 or in a cordon, with a tennis raquet and tennis ball.  Use the side of the nets as a backstop.  If you have a lineup of people for bowling or batting, send 2 or 3 to do some slips catching.

It's great for reflexes, and compared to cricket balls you can do 5 x as many catches before your hands hurt, and are much less likely to do an injury, particularly with kids.

I also use a home-made version of a Katchet mat at shorter range with cricket balls.

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Thanks, thats really useful


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