World T20: Fitness Training Schedules for T20 Aspirants
The requirement of mental training techniques such as imagery, relaxation and self talk is paramount. The role of a sport psychologist can be to improve the positive attitude of the players and help them in their performance.
Typically, off season is the usual time where fitness is heavily focused. However, with an elite cricketer in today’s environment, a genuine ‘off season’ doesn’t really exist. Therefore, its important that well planned fitness training programs focused on the above principles are incorporated into a player’s yearly schedule to ensure he is at his peak and able to perform at his best when the game demands it.