Cricket Conditioning

  • Fitness Essentials in CRICKET

    Specific training for batsmen, bowlers, wicketkeepers and fielders

  • Why Cricket Conditioning?

    How fit are you to play cricket? Find out.

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Today's Game

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Faster....
Further....

In India, Cricket is not just a game, It is a Religion. Today, Cricket has become a full time and a very exciting profession. But as it grown in popularity and in terms of money and fame, so as the demands and challenges. Every cricketer is expected to do well all the time. The competition is cut throat and demands are more. As it has also increased in volume, it is imperative to work on one's physical capacity to meet today's challenges.

We at Sky, prepare you to meet these challenges and gain confidence by way of improving the general as well as specific physical capacity.

Sky Cricket Conditioning Module:

  • Genesis
  • Postural Analysis
  • Fundamental Movement Screening
  • Musculo-Skeleton Assessment
  • Fitness Programme
  • Self Myo-fascial Release
  • Diet Consultation
  • Functional Training

Fitness Essentials in CRICKET

Batsman

  • Speed for running between the wickets
  • Agility for good footwork and turning
  • Muscular strength, power and endurance for arms, forearms, shoulders, trunk and legs
  • Aerobic capacity for long innings
  • Flexibility in lower limb muscles, shoulder joint, lower back, trunk rotators and neck muscles
  • Speed endurance
  • Neuromuscular coordination

Bowler

  • Strength and power in shoulders, chest, legs, arms, abs and back muscles
  • Acceleration speed for the run up
  • Flexibility during run up and delivery
  • Core strength and stability
  • Strength endurance
  • Aerobic capacity to bowling spells
  • Explosive power for propulsion

Spinners

  • Flexibility in shoulders, wrist and fingers for spinning the ball
  • Strength in shoulders, forearm and fingers for greater spin
  • Muscular endurance for long spells
  • Aerobic capacity for recovery

Wicket Keepers

  • Leg power for leaping and quick sprint to the stumps
  • Agility for quick body movements
  • Strength and endurance in leg muscles for repeated squatting
  • Aerobic capacity for long sessions on the field
  • Flexibility to cope with various awkward positions
  • Neuromuscular coordination for quick reflex

Fielders

  • Agility in all directions, speed to reach the ball quickly
  • Strength and endurance in muscles of the upper back, abdominal, quads etc for long hours of standing
  • Arm and shoulder power for throwing and aerobic capacity
  • Flexibility in hamstrings and lower back for quick pick ups

Why Cricket Conditioning?

How fit do you have to be to play cricket ? Would a cricket training or fitness program really make a great difference to perform on the field?

With the emergence of new formats like T 20, the game and the demands to play the game has changed drastically. Also, cricket players have become more susceptible for overused injuries like Back Injury, Knee Injury, Shin Splits, Ankle Injury, Hamstring Tear, shoulder Injuries (Rotator cuff) which has direct effect on the player's performance and career.

Physical Strength, Power and Endurance also has the direct impact on the ability to play the game better.

That is why Cricket Conditioning has become an inevitable part of Cricketer's life. This conditioning program should not be only sports specific but also the position specific. Fast bowler requires different preparation than a spin bowler. Of course, there are many aspects of cricket training applicable to all players as each individual will be required to bat and field during the game.

Apart from the improved performance, Cricket Conditioning plays an important role in chronic and acute injury prevention particularly in asymmetrical sports such as cricket (i.e. Batting, Bowling and throwing are performed with a dominant hand or stance.

What is Cricket Conditioning

Sportsman's Dream

Cricketers have dreams and goals which drives them to work hard apart from the challenges they face. Every cricketer has a dream not only to play for the country but also to stay there for longer period of time and keep performing.

During the journey to gain cricketing excellence these sportsman face many challenges such as:

  • Cut Throat Competition
  • Physiological Pressure
  • Psychological Pressure
  • Pressure of Performance
  • Fear of Injury

To meet these challenges one should be focus to work on different parameters of fitness which are specifically important to play the game better.
Such as:

  • Cardiovascular Endurance
  • Muscular Endurance
  • Muscular Strength
  • Muscular Power
  • Agility
  • Flexibility
  • Body Composition
  • Speed
  • Speed Endurance
  • Proprioception