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Useful tips for Athlete Conditioning

Posted by Steffan Jones on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, In : Workout Tips 
If you need to lean up then start lifting weights that produce a lot of LACTIC ACID. Here's why. In order to remove the Lactic from your bloodstream certain processes begin to regulate acidity. In order to regulate that acidity, your body starts to produce tremendous amounts of Growth Hormone—and for anyone who doesn’t know, Growth Hormone is the single most effective biological compound your body can produce to elicit fat loss or muscle gain. That's why I'm a big believer in keeping the ...
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Bowling Drill for young bowlers

Posted by Steffan Jones on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, In : Bowling Workshop 
I've never been a big believer in technical work. I still believe its only a small part of the program, Strength & Conditioning to me is a bigger part, this is where I can make a difference to every bowler confidently. However after using the 4-tent peg drill , championed by Ian Pont I have seen great results. A young bowler bowled with a front bent leg on a Monday, after using a training program I gave him called 200's ( 50 squats, lunges, press-ups and tent peg drills ) every night he bowle...
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Bowling workshop with 15 year Old Adil

Posted by Steffan Jones on Friday, March 15, 2013, In : Bowling Workshop 

This is one of the bowlers I train - Aadil Rashid. His explosive power and natural whip in his whole body during the med ball drill is mind blowing. Key to fast bowling is:


·         Large trunk flexion 

·         Braced front leg,

·         Large delivery stride,

·         Ball is let go later (pecs are stretched & SSC used)

Adil Bowling

He has all these characteristics. Combine this with a good family, great attitude and natural athleticism in other sports. I'm confident t...

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About Me

Steffan Jones My name is Steffan Jones. I'm a former County player/coach (Somerset CC, and Derbyshire CC, ECB Level 3 & UKSCA Certified) and a Strength & Conditioning expert. My cricketing career as a fast bowler lasted 20 years, taking 387 wickets, 256 (First A) wickets in the process. I firmly believe that it is my work ethic and Strength & Conditioning methods which helped me to run in hard, bowl fast everytime; to last long and overcome the injuries as a fast bowler.