15 Degree Limit to bowler
How to Stay Within The 15 Degree Limit by experts
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Simple Steps from the Experts
The process is as follows:
1- Strip it down. Start by taking everything away from the bowler except the action itself: Batsman, net, ball, run up and stumps. Bowl from a standing position, starting at the point of back foot impact
Build up the feel.
2- Take time to go through the right feel from a standing start without the ball. Make sure the arm is dead straight while keeping the rest of the action the same. The focus is on getting the feel for a straight arm again. When the arm is straight from a stationary position you can start to walk through the action, then jog through from a few paces; still without the ball.
3- Bring back the ball. When the arm is straight without the ball it’s time to bring the ball back in. Initially it’s more important to get the feel for releasing the ball again rather than worry about line and length. Start as before with a standing position and move to walking through. When the release is sound you can start to jog through the action with the ball from a few paces.
4- Bring back the run up. Finally you can bring back the bowler to their full run up and release. Now is the time to focus on accuracy. With a player wanting to generate more pace the coach could work on driving the hip and chest through more to prevent a chucking relapse.
5- With so much pressure on to remove chucking from the game, it’s the job of every coach and player at every level to make sure the straight arm is coached as well as possible.