Expert Coach at Work
It is not often that you get on the US shores a coach that has worked with world cricketing greats like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Yuvraj Singh and VVS Laxman. Under-15’s, Under-13 and adults of the CricMax Coaching Academy and Indoor Centre got to experience coaching from a man who has worked with all of these great men
The incredible cricket coach, Coach Nanavati. It is for his incredible ability to transform batsmen that Coach Nanavati has been aptly nicknamed “Doctor” of Batting.
Coach Nanavati focused on more than just batting when he imbued skills during five 3-hour sessions at the CricMax Indoor Sports Facility in Sayreville, New Jersey. During the coaching camp that was held from June 18th to June 24th Coach Nanavati also focused on bowling skills as well as cricket mentality to ensure that players are mentally prepared for the game. Coach Nanavati used his vast experience to re-create match like pressure situations, within the group in these settings he imparted knowledge and skills as to how the bowling and batting units should react. These remarkable and memorable sessions also were a platform for Coach Nanavati to imbue knowledge of bowling and fielding positioning.
Until 2013, Coach Nanavati was the Head Batting Coach at the National Cricket Academy of India, of course under the auspices of the BCCI. Bringing all of that experience and coaching over 5 lanes at the CricMax facility, Coach Nanavati focused on essential batting skills like footwork and body balance. These sessions also had video recordings and analysis to maximize the impact of Coach Nanavati’s advice and for further follow-up guidance. The video analysis was truly comprehensive including multiple video reviews of each session. This is a great tool to give kids and adults confidence by showing them their improvement on the videos. Participants also know have the ability to revert and get Coach Nanavati’s reviews regularly.
The “Doctor” had an almost immediate effect on all those who joined the CricMax coaching camp. Players from all three categories, under 13, under 15 and adults saw the impact of Coach Nanavati’s advice in their game. Coach Nanavati also availed himself for one-on-one sessions with a few individuals who benefited greatly from what the Level C certified coach had to impart.
CricMax has become renowned for complimenting their year round elite cricket coaches of Ashok and Shrey Patel with great coaches during their summer and winter cricket coaching camps. CricMax cricket players and teams consistently show improvement and success at tournaments hosted across the US. By bringing you coaches of the caliber of Coach Nanavati, CricMax is truly proving that ‘”Cricket is Possible” in America.