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The Cricket Mentoring Podcast

Tom Scollay: Ex-pro cricketer, athlete mentor & entrepreneur
51 episodes
The Cricket Mentoring Podcast gives you an insight in to some of the best past, current and future stars and how they've achieved their success.

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Monday Mentoring Ep 09 - Transferring your skills from the nets into a match

Hey Legends! Welcome to Monday Mentoring! Every Monday we will be sharing a question from our Cricket Mentoring Community with you.

Daryl Mitchell talks about what it takes to make it as a professional cricketer

G’day legends. Welcome back or welcome to the Cricket Mentoring Podcast. The idea of this podcast is to share the unique stories of cricketers, coaches and performance experts, with the aim of giving you; serious & committed cricketers, coaches or parents, some techniques, strategies and inspirat…

Monday Mentoring Ep 08 - Why making mistakes are crucial to your success

Hey Legends! Welcome to Monday Mentoring! Every Monday we will be sharing a question from our Cricket Mentoring Community with you.

Monday Mentoring Ep 07 - Is your backlift the problem?

Hey Legends! Welcome to Monday Mentoring! Every Monday we will be sharing a question from our Cricket Mentoring Community with you.

Monday Mentoring Ep 06 - What is stopping you going on to get the bigger scores

Hey Legends! Welcome to Monday Mentoring! Every Monday we will be sharing a question from our Cricket Mentoring Community with you.   This week: Question:  Hi Scolls I hope you don't take this the wrong way! In your own game, you score loads of 20's/30's in WACA Grade Cricket. What is s…

Monday Mentoring Ep05 - Game Day Mindset

Monday Mentoring Ep05 - Game day mindset We got this question from one of the members of The Cricket Mentoring Community during a LIVE Q & A with Scolls. Q: Couple of questions to you around Game-day Mindset.  1) I felt like I was in a Negative frame of mindset last Game. Maybe, I lacked the …

Monday Mentoring Ep04 - Should you have a trigger movement when batting?

Hey Legends! Welcome to Monday Mentoring! Every Monday we will be sharing a question from our Cricket Mentoring Community with you.   This week: Question: How do you decide if a trigger movement is the right thing for you or not? On somedays I seem to be playing well when I move back and acro…

Monday Mentoring Ep03 - How to play the short ball (bouncer)

Hey Legends! Welcome to Monday Mentoring! Every Monday we will be sharing a question from our Cricket Mentoring Community with you.   This week: Question: When I'm training to play short balls (with someone chucking them down from the other end), I generally play them quite well. But when I…

Monday Mentoring Ep02 - How to face inswing bowling as a batter

Hey Legends! Welcome to Monday Mentoring! Every Monday we will be sharing a question from our Cricket Mentoring Community with you.   This week: Question: I have found I am having trouble with early in swing from LH Bowling. I am Right-handed and looking at protecting my stumps but have strug…

Monday Mentoring Ep01 - How to change your mindset between different match formats

Hey Legends! Welcome to Monday Mentoring! Every Monday we will be sharing a question from our Cricket Mentoring Community with you.   This week: Question: I’ll be playing 20 and 40 overs this year, for you personally how does your mindset/ intent change based on the length of cricket your pla…

Shaun Marsh discussing the path to becoming a professional cricketer and family life

G’day legends. Welcome back or welcome to the Cricket Mentoring Podcast. It’s been a while since we published an episode so it’s great to be back. Thank you for listening! The idea of this podcast is to share the unique stories of cricketers, coaches and performance experts, with the aim of givin…

Peak performance in sport | Mindset | Question & Answer with Tom Scollay

In this episode, Tom Scollay presented at a Keynote event as a break out speaker discussing peak performance in sport. This is a snippet from the end of the session when they audience broke into a Question and Answer section with Tom. You will hear Tom answer questions relating to mindset in spor…

Bhavi Devchand - From the toughest time in her life, to being teammates with the worlds best

Today’s guest is a professional cricketer, a mentor of ours and the head of female cricket at Cricket Mentoring and someone who has become a friend over the past few years. Bhavi Devchand is currently contracted with Victoria and is training and rubbing shoulders on a daily basis with some of the…

The 6 Pillars of Success - Tom Scollay

I now know what makes Steve Smith, Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson so special. They understand themselves and know what they need to do in order to prepare themselves in all 6 pillars, so that they have the best chance of succeeding, every time they step onto the field. For me, it wasn’t a lack o…

Josh Philippe - Behind the Grill Q & A

G'day legend. Welcome back the Cricket Mentoring Podcast. This episode is the audio from an extremely interesting zoom call we had with the first 30 people who had bought the Cricket Mentoring online program "Josh Philippe - Behind the Grill". These lucky 30 customers got the opportunity to be invi…

Charlie Wakim on not wanting to be defined by 'talent'

G’day legends. Welcome back or welcome to the Cricket Mentoring Podcast. This episode was recorded at the end of April 2020 when we were at the height of the coronavirus in Australia. It’s not being published in early June 2020 and fortunately, things have become much more positive in Australia and…

Jake Weatherald (Part B): The mindset needed to succeed at the elite level

This is Part B in our conversation with South Australian and Adelaide Strikers opening batsman Jake Weatherald. If you haven’t listened to Part A yet then I highly recommend you go back and listen to that out before listening to this episode. There was such great value in the first part of the conv…

Jake Weatherald (Part A): The struggle into professional cricket

Welcome back or welcome to the Cricket Mentoring Podcast. If you’re listening to this during the coronavirus then I hope this podcast finds you well and gives you some lessons or inspiration to live your best life. I absolutely love sharing the unique and individual stories of cricketers at diffe…

Naomi Dattani on creating a path for female cricketers

G’day legends. Welcome back or welcome to the Cricket Mentoring podcast. Unless you’re a keen follower of women’s cricket in England, you probably wouldn’t heard of today’s guest - yet!  Naomi Dattani is an all-rounder and the captain of the Middlesex women’s team and has recently spent time in…

Nicole Bolton talks about mental health struggles and her time playing for Australia

Nicole Bolton has without doubt been Western Australia’s finest female cricketer in the past decade but as you’ll hear in this episode it’s been a roller-coaster ride for her that’s included the highs of scoring a century on international debut while the lows have forced her to take multiple breaks…

Sam Harper discusses how he went from playing in the backyard to playing in the BBL

Today’s guest has developed into one of the most exciting T20 batters in the country with his performances for the Melbourne Renegades in the past two Big Bash tournaments. Sam Harper is the Victorian and Melbourne Renegades wicket-keeper batsman and we caught up during my time in Melbourne recen…

Michael Klinger on the transition from playing professional cricket to becoming a professional coach

Today’s guest was one of the best batters in Australian domestic cricket and county cricket over the past 10 years. Michael scored almost 25,000 runs in professional cricket for 3 different states and Gloucestershire County Cricket Club in the UK.  When he retired he was the leading run-scorer in…

Kate Cross speaks on the life of a professional cricketer and managing her mental health

Kate Cross is an international cricketer currently in Australia as part of the England squad for the world cup. You’ll hear throughout this episode how open and honest she was about her life and career in cricket. While she’s had a career to be proud of, she’s also had her fair share of challen…

Greg Shipperd speaks on winning the BBL and coaching Steve Smith

Today’s guest is one of the most successful coaches in the world and as I coach myself I was thrilled to pick the brains of one of the best. Greg Shipperd had an excellent career as a player scoring almost 7,000 first-class runs at an average over 42 with a highest-score of 200* but I think it’s fa…

Cameron Bancroft talks about the mindset you need to be an elite cricketer

Cameron Bancroft is famous for the right and wrong reasons. He made a name for himself as a determined opening batsman from Western Australia and was at the start of a promising Test career when his life changed forever. All cricket fans know about the ball-tampering events that occurred at Newland…

The World of Cricket - Declared with Scolls, Waldo & Bhavi Episode 2

Welcome to the Cricket Mentoring podcast. I’m Tom Scollay or Scolls as I get called and this podcast has been designed for cricketers and cricket lovers who want to learn and improve themselves. In this podcast we interview past, current and future cricket stars to find out more about their journey…

The World of Cricket - Declared with Scolls & Reedy Episode 1

Welcome to the Cricket Mentoring podcast. I’m Tom Scollay or Scolls as I get called and this podcast has been designed for cricketers and cricket lovers who want to learn and improve themselves. In this podcast we interview past, current and future cricket stars to find out more about their journey…

Big Bash Star Jon Wells on bouncing back from setback after setback

After returning back to Perth from a very impressive Bigh Biash campaign, we sat down with Adelaide Strikers batsman Jonathan Wells to discuss how he got to where he is now, and what's next for him. In this episode we discuss:  How he prepared for the BBL while being out of the professional sys…

Shahbaz Choudhry on founding Pace Journal

Today’s episode was recorded back in August this year while I was in the UK and is with a really inspiring guy. Shahbaz Choudry is the founder of Pace Journal – a community for fast bowlers around the world. I first came across the Instagram account at the start of this year and was extremely impre…

Mel Jones on managing working with playing at the highest level and progressing into commentary

G’day legends. Welcome to this special episode of The Cricket Mentoring Podcast. One of the reasons I say it’s special is because of our guest, Melanie Jones who I’ll go more into in just a second. The second reason this episode is special is because we are recording it in India. The Karnataka …