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A Masterclass with

Jonty Rhodes

Basics of Fielding & Agility
34
Episodes
256
Miniutes

Jonty Rhodes, one of cricket’s greatest fielders across generations. With an experience of over 3 decades as a professional cricket player and a coach, this sports icon is ready to walk you through the learnings of this career both on and off the field.

You have unlocked this masterclass
A Masterclass with

Jonty Rhodes

Basics of Fielding & Agility
34
Episodes
256
Miniutes

Jonty Rhodes, one of cricket’s greatest fielders across generations. With an experience of over 3 decades as a professional cricket player and a coach, this sports icon is ready to walk you through the learnings of this career both on and off the field.

Episodes

The Starting Point
00:02:13
Episode
1
Your master, Jonty Rhodes,reflects on his journey over the last 30 years and what makes him the outstanding cricketer that he is today!
Fitness in the Nineties
00:04:30
Episode
2
As an active cricketer, Jonty Rhodes was known for his agility and fitness on the field. He breaks down for us the drills & the exercise the team used in the nineties!
Fitness Today
00:03:51
Episode
3
Being fit on the field is a must today! Jonty talks about the number of things you could do as an active player today to stay fit on the field.
Dealing with Social Media
00:01:16
Episode
4
Being a cricketer comes with its applause and its critics, on and off the field. How does one deal with fame and criticism that comes through Social Media?
Skills to be a good fielder
00:04:22
Episode
5
Jonty Rhodes is about to answer the most frequently asked question: what does it take to be a good fielder? Is it faster reflexes or good hand-eye coordination? Do you think you know the answer?
Fielding at Slip, Silly Point & Short Leg
00:07:40
Episode
6
Jonty Rhodes shows through demonstration how to field inside the 30-yard circle, at Slip, Silly Point and Short-Leg.
Catching the High Catches
00:03:57
Episode
7
It’s time for Jonty Rhodes to train you on how not to miss those high-catches.
Long Barrier and Short Barrier Methods in Fielding
00:02:51
Episode
8
When you are on the field, you need to decide if you are a defensive fielder or an attacking fielder. You must consider that in the game! But how do you decide? You learn about Long Barrier and Short Barrier Methods from Jonty Rhodes and practice!
Practice Drill: Long Barrier and Short Barrier
00:01:41
Episode
9
In the last chapter, Jonty spoke about the long barrier and short barrier fielding methods. In this chapter, he is going to demonstrate drills that will help you train in these fielding methods.
Throwing Techniques
00:03:55
Episode
10
While catching and stopping the ball is often considered to be the most important thing in this field, throwing the ball is equally crucial! Jonty Rhodes is about to share a few tips and tricks that will make you a better thrower.
Practice Drill: Finding Balance
00:01:20
Episode
11
Now that you have learnt how to throw the ball, it’s important to work on the accuracy of your throw! So let’s get to work!
Diving Techniques
00:02:38
Episode
12
Jonty has always been known for these crazy dives, but it’s time for him to show you how you can make diving your speciality on the field.
Sliding Techniques
00:01:47
Episode
13
As a fielder, your main goal is to get the ball in time, and Jonty is about to share his recommended techniques that will always help you when you are on the field.
Practice Drill: Slide Improvement
00:02:10
Episode
14
Jonty Rhodes is ready to demonstrate the famous sliding technique with safety. Remember to take it slowly and build it up!
Finding the Balance
00:01:45
Episode
15
Being a good catcher and a ground fielder is critical to the sport, but how do you split the time during practice? Listen carefully to your coach as he tells you how to find the balance between them both.
Fielding Positions in the Power-Play
00:05:59
Episode
16
To bring in your A-game, you need a good strategy that ensures your victory. With years of experience, Jonty is about to share the best fielding positions, during powerplay.
Drill: Cutting Down the Angles
00:01:38
Episode
17
Jonty Rhodes is about to demonstrate a drill using a split jump position that helps you move around the field better and improve your fielding skills too!
Drill: Train Your Reflex and Reaction
00:02:15
Episode
18
Your reflexes and reactions matter! How do you improve them every single day!
Fielding Under the Helmet
00:02:34
Episode
19
Only the brave field under the helmet! How do you build your skill while fielding in those positions that always need a helmet!
Be Busy! Be Ready!
00:01:16
Episode
20
No matter how much you train, you need to be ready before the batsman hits the ball. Jonty Rhodes is about to share simple hacks that can prove beneficial to staying busy and ready on the field!
Fielding Inside & Outside the 30 Yard Circle
00:02:36
Episode
21
What differences should you keep in mind, when you are a fielder inside or outside the 30 yard circle? Jonty tells you all!
Walking the Tightrope
00:03:41
Episode
22
Defending the boundary is an important part of fielding and also a challenging part. Jonty Rhodes is ready to demonstrate some practices that will help you get those catches by the rope!
Cutting the Doubles
00:02:26
Episode
23
While at the rope often means stopping the boundaries! Your position also demands that you limit those doubles!
The Pre-Match Day Preparation
00:01:24
Episode
24
As we get closer to the match, it is important to understand how you need to train, right? Jonty Rhodes is about to share what he has learned over the course of his career.
Match Day Preparations
00:01:22
Episode
25
Coach Jonty Rhodes is ready to tell you what it is important to practise on the day of the match. Do you train as hard or do we taper down to peak at the right time?
Quality of Preparation > Quantity of Preparation
00:01:00
Episode
26
Why is your quality of preparation more important than your quantity of preparation?
The Inzamam Ul Haq Run Out 1992, Brisbane
00:02:50
Episode
27
Remember the memorable run-out in 1992, Inzamam Ul Haq, where Jonty's fielding not only kept him out but also made him stand out! Well, it’s time for Jonty Rhodes to relive the moment and tell us how it happened.
Creating a World Record 1993, CCI, Mumbai
00:02:03
Episode
28
Have you ever wondered what it was like for Jonty to create a world record at 199, CCI, Mumbai? Well, you’re about to find out how!
Catching Sachin Tendulkar 1997, Durban
00:01:56
Episode
29
Jonty moves on to talk about the best catches he ever took. Here he dismisses Sachin Tendulkar in a one-dayer at Durban in 1996-9.
The Robert Croft Catch 1999, The Oval
00:01:48
Episode
30
It’s time for Jonty to tell you the story behind another epic catch from his career, and while he explains the story behind it, there is an important lesson to learn if you don’t go, you’ll never know!
The Evolution of Fielding
00:01:25
Episode
31
Today, every player needs to save the ball and be the best fielder they can be for a successful game. With everyone’s contribution, a team can win a match. How has fielding changed over the past decade or so?
The Jonty Rhodes Awards for Fielders
00:02:33
Episode
32
Jonty Rhodes is about to list his top favourite fielders and why they make the cut!
Be the best fielder you can be
00:03:50
Episode
33
Before you go, it’s time for Jonty Rhodes to share his top rules for being the best fielder you can be!
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