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THE BOLA CRICKET BOWLING MACHINE www.bola.co.uk


25 YEARS AS THE WORLD’S NUMBER ONE Continual development and refinement over a quarter of a century have made the BOLA Cricket Bowling Machine the indispensable coaching tool

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he BOLA Bowling Machine has been at the forefront of technology since it was conceived by club cricketer Michael Stuart in 1984. The original conceptual brief to provide accurate and consistent batting practice for cricketers of all standards and abilities is still very much alive but evolutionary development over a quarter of a century has made the latest BOLAs better than ever. BOLA Machines are used by thousands of schools, clubs, private individuals and organisations who have recognised a very tangible and enjoyable way of improving batting performance. A first class cricket practice facility available to all cricketers at an affordable price. The BOLA Bowling Machine is the best fun you’ll have on your own in a cricket net! Ever since the original BOLA Machine was purchased by Surrey County Cricket Club in 1985 and shortly afterwards by the England Test Side BOLA manufacturers Stuart & Williams have vigorously pursued a policy of continuous improvement and development. The key concepts of the original BOLA design remain very much in evidence but the latest machines are complemented by modern technology and innovation. The BOLA ‘Professional’ benefits from an electronic random delivery mode, a sophisticated speed control system

Ground Staff at Sabina Park, Jamaica with a new BOLA Machine before the 2007 World Cup

and an updated electronics package. The 2008 BOLA is extremely energy efficient and offers much greater battery operation time so your sessions in the middle or net with no mains power will tire all but the most persistent of net practisers. After more than two decades in production the BOLA can be found in a huge variety of cricketing environments. All the English first

class counties use the BOLA as well as the MCC Indoor School at Lord’s (which has used BOLA machines exclusively since 1986) and the ECB National Academy at Loughborough. The BOLA is also to be found in all sorts of venues across the world from the Sydney and Melbourne Cricket Grounds in Australia to the Mumbai Cricket Club in India. Wherever there is cricket practice the BOLA is not far away.

David Gower’s England side in the West Indies, 1986.

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YOUR COMPLETE BOWLINGATTACK CLUBS LISVANE CRICKET CLUB, CARDIFF Ian Morgan the Youth Coordinator at Lisvane Cricket Club in Cardiff purchased their first BOLA Machine in 2005. However, Lisvane’s youth section has grown considerably since then and last year he was back on the phone ordering another BOLA. “The machines are terrific for generating interest amongst the children,” explained Ian. “The first machine was financed through raffles, bag packing at ASDA and donations from keen parents. For the second BOLA we received a grant from the Cricket Board of Wales and sponsorship from local companies.” Lisvane started their youth section five years ago with about twenty boys and girls. This season Ian and his ten ECB qualified coaches are catering for ten agegroup teams and their training sessions are attended by about 150 boys and 20 girls each week. “From eleven onwards everybody uses the machines,” said Ian. “We like to coach one-on-one and the machines are indispensable tools especially with the automatic feeder.” Lisvane have forged solid contacts within their community using nets at local sports halls during the winter and at their ground at St.Mellons during the season. The club took over the old YMCA cricket ground five years ago and is currently hard at work tuning it into a vibrant centre for cricket in north Cardiff. With the help of their BOLA Machines, of course!

Ian Morgan with young cricketers at Lisvane CC

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he BOLA is multi talented and very capable of recreating all the best aspects of any bowling attack. From the 95 mph bouncers and yorkers of the speed merchants to the subtle spin of the slow bowlers the BOLA can give you as many overs as you want to perfect all the shots in your game. If you just want the satisfaction of hitting off stump half volleys for six the BOLA allows you to select exactly the speed and length you want. But the BOLA microprocessor will also deliver subtle variations of speed, swing or spin when a greater challenge is required. Confidence or competition, the BOLA can give you both by the bucketful. The BOLA is the ideal coaching tool. It provides any cricket coach with the capability to improve almost any batsman. Just having the facility to be able to watch a batsman playing the same ball time after time gives the coach the opportunity to visually analyse and fine tune technique. Coaches can work effectively to eliminate flaws and weaknesses against a ‘reference’ ball and deliver enough accurate bowling to effectively ‘groove’ shots. All players from the most tentative colt to the free hitting tail ender will have the opportunity to improve their batting

without the frustrations of infinitely variable net bowling. Whilst the advantages of using a BOLA are plain to see for the professional players who use them as part of their regular practice and training schedules, they are not necessarily the players who can benefit the most. It is when the standards of net bowling are less consistent and plentiful at school, club and junior level that the BOLA comes into it’s own. For any frustrated batsman trying to improve a facet of his or her game, there is no better facility. The BOLA machine will do what no other net bowler can or wants to do. It will bowl whatever delivery the batsman wants to practise against and keep bowling that ball until you can play that cover drive or square cut or hook or pull or reverse sweep or...... The BOLA can swing or spin the ball both ways and has push button controls to vary the amount of swing. Push the left button to move the ball to the left - away swing to a right-hander - or push the right button to move the ball to the right for inswing to a right-hander. It’s simple to use and quick to adjust. Whether you want to bowl a ball like a banana to emphasise a coaching point or just move the ball gently in or away, the BOLA will do it and keep doing it.


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The BOLA is also capable of high class spin bowling. By simply angling the delivery head of the machine and using the extreme settings on the left or right bias control buttons, you can bowl a ball which will turn prodigiously to simulate off-spin and leg-spin. Excellent for practising foot movement and batting technique against the turning ball. Also if HiViz 3oz practice balls are used they will replicate the steeper bounce that quality bowlers can produce on harder wickets. The accuracy and reliability of the 2008 BOLA machines has been enhanced by the use of a brand new custom programmed microprocessor system which controls the speed and spin/swing functions of the machine. A microprocessor controller was first introduced for the BOLA ‘Professional’ machine in 1994. This was complemented in 1999 with a membrane switch panel for improved reliability and robustness in use. The switch panel gives you all the visual information you need to make fast and positive adjustments. In 2000, the circuit

design was amended again to include an electronic ‘Random Delivery Mode’. For the latest BOLA the package retains the panel design which has become familiar to thousands of enthusiastic BOLA users but with an updated circuit design. The new circuitry was originally comissioned to improve battery operation times by reducing the current consumption of the control package. One of the benefits of this has been to reduce the electrical loading on all parts of the machine which automatically enhances component life and reliability. The BOLA control panel gives the user easy to interpret visual information confirming speed, swing or spin settings. The LCD display gives accurate ball speed in miles per hour. There is also one extra digit to indicate (1 to 9) how much swing or spin is being imparted to the ball. Two Tricolor LEDs one for each side, change colour as the bias is adjusted to further confirm the selected settings. The Random Delivery Mode is activated by simultaneously pressing the left and right bias push-buttons.

BOLA FIELDING MACHINE BOLA Hockey Machines are being used by the ECB’s National Fielding Coach Richard Halsall to improve the fielding skills of England’s elite teams. The machine is mounted on a specially constructed, gimballed turntable and can fire balls in any direction and at any trajectory. Halsall, along with England Head Coach Peter Moores and Batting Coach Andy Flower, used the BOLA Machines extensively during the 2008 test series with New Zealand. “The machine is very accurate. The ball goes down into the machine and then up, whereas the traditional way of throwing to a guy with a bat sends the arc of the ball on the wrong parabola,” said Halsall. The test players have certainly enjoyed their new fielding drills. “I found it really exciting hearing them laughing and joking but treating it full-on. They loved it because the practice is true to real-life match situations. I couldn’t keep them away,” he said. “Using equipment like this enables us to take the variables out of the training and operate in a controlled environment. For example, if a player makes 40 out of 50 catches this week we can directly compare the results under virtually the same conditions the following week.”

“The Bola fielding machine replicates the correct trajectory of the ball at speeds realistic to match conditions.” Peter Moores England Head Coach

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THE COACHES AUTOMATIC AID SCHOOLS SHREWSBURY SCHOOL, SHROPSHIRE, UK. In May 1912 Sir Neville Cardus arrived at Shrewsbury School. For five summers the young Sir Neville toiled on this ‘pastoral land of Shropshire’ as the school’s assistant cricket coach before starting the career which resulted in him being regarded as the world’s greatest cricket journalist. He wrote of his labours at the time, “When the field lay empty I would gather the stumps from a dozen pitches and carry them in sheaves in my arms, a solitary reaper in the evening sunshine.” He certainly sounds like a man happy with his duties, which mainly involved bowling at the ‘young gentlemen’ in the nets What would he make of the sparkling, £2.2 million, purpose built cricket centre and its row of equally shiny BOLA Bowling Machines? The Cardus Cricket Centre contains four lanes of floodlit ‘Supergrasse’ (the same surface that is used at Lord’s indoor school and the ECB Academy at Loughborough) and classrooms complete with the latest video coaching software. Shrewsbury School also own two older BOLA Machines that are still providing ‘Cardus like’ sevices in twenty-four outdoor grass nets.

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n Automatic Feeder fitted to your BOLA is the ideal way to make the coach’s job easier. It is now possible to observe batting technique from any position and make much more educated assessments of technical flaws and how to correct them. The automatic feeder helps to further optimise the time spent coaching and practising and ensures that a minimum of deliveries go to waste. The key-fob remote on/off switch allows the batsman or coach to interrupt the bowling sequence whenever required for that essential coaching tip or just for a well earned rest. For 2008, the circuitry has been updated. The basic specification is the same as the feeder that was introduced in 1999. It holds 28 balls and will feed at 2 selectable time intervals of 7 or 11 seconds. In order that the batsman can time his or her shot correctly both audio and visual cues are now used. The actuator mechanism has been improved to give an over-arm feed. When the sequence is started there is an audible warning bleeper and

ultrabright LED indicator. A further LED and bleep gives advance warning of the ball being released. To start the sequence, press the key-fob remote control button once. Stop the sequence the same way. Easy to set up and very effective in use. Introduced in 2000 and further updated for 2008, the BOLA ‘Professional’ has a completely unique ‘Electronic Random Delivery Mode’ to allow batsmen to play against a variety of deliveries. The microprocessor programme incorporates a random setting which when activated through the feeder will alter the speed or the amount of swing imparted on each ball. These parameters are factory set to ensure that given a neutral setting on the stumps all deliveries should be playable but different. This is particularly useful for solo practice using the automatic feeder but players wishing to access the random mode whilst hand feeding can purchase a plug-in module which will trigger the random mode in place of the feeder. Players of all standards across the world have become used

Pictured right are the BOLA Machines in the Cardus Centre at Shrewsbury School: (l to r) Paul Pridgeon (Cricket Professional and ex. Worcestershire C.C.C. seam bowler), Andy Barnard (Master in Charge of Cricket), Will Hughes (Director of Sport) and Ross Stephen (visiting Australian Coach WACA).

“The BOLA Machine can produce whatever kind of delivery that the coach requires” Madan Lal Indian World Cup Winner 1983

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England Head Coach Peter Moores and ECB Fielding Coach Richard Halsall put England’s James Anderson though his paces with the BOLA Fielding Machine.

to the accuracy and consistency of the BOLA machines. This latest development combines those tried and tested attributes with a new dimension of competitive practice. Millfield School in Somerset were among the first customers to purchase a BOLA with the random delivery function. “The random facility improves shot selection when older pupils practice with the feeder,” explained Cricket Professional Mark Davis. “The random facility makes sure that the first movement is not pre-emptive and that every ball is played on it’s merits”. Once again the BOLA has provided the bowling machine user with that little bit extra! All BOLA Machines are fitted with a large ball joint for major alterations to line and length settings. The BOLA ‘Professional’ and ‘Club’ Machines complement this with ‘vernier adjusters’ for positive fine adjustment. These enable the operator to alter the line and length with a simple turn of a screw. When

combined with the machines accurate one mph increments of speed it allows you to bowl a quicker or slower ball on the same spot. This saves valuable time in setting up and maximises time in those all too short indoor net sessions. Simple to use and extremely effective. Catching, Wicketkeeping & Fielding; The BOLA is a versatile source of ball deliveries which can be used to practice a variety of fielding and wicketkeeping skills. For 2008 BOLA have produced a gimballed turntable which is used with a BOLA Hockey Machine for advanced fielding drills. The wheels of the Hockey Machine are kinder to leather cricket balls which are preferred for fielding practice. England Head Coach Peter Moores was among the first users of the turntable and said, ”The BOLA Fielding Machine allows the coach the ability to monitor the speed and direction of the ball and is a considerable advantage when it comes to measuring improvement over a period of time.”

A LETTER FROM AUSTRALIA STAN GILCHRIST IS THE FATHER OF ADAM AND A CRICKET COACH IN NEW SOUTH WALES. STAN WROTE RECENTLY OF HIS BOLA MACHINE...

I have owned my BOLA machine for over twelve years now, and have used it extensively for coaching both junior and senior players. I have conducted four-day residential clinics four times each year over this time. The BOLA has regularly worked for 6–7 hours every day, and has never failed – not even a popped fuse!! I previously had a machine of a different brand, and the BOLA has far outlasted and out-performed that machine, both in durability and in flexibility. Whilst our most notable “graduate” from our clinics has been Adam Gilchrist, we can boast several first-class and state players. On the occasions when he was at home during his formative years Adam used the BOLA machine extensively for developing that cover drive and square cut that has hurt so many bowlers over the years. He wasn’t allowed to practice his lofted on-drives though - because we do have neighbours!

Adam and Stan Gilchrist after Adam’s last match for Australia at Brisbane

A BOLA Machine in the nets at Wells Cathedral School, Somerset, 2007

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THE ULTIMATE HOCKEY TRAINER CLUBS BEESTON HOCKEY CLUB AND LOUGHBOROUGH STUDENTS, UK. Beeston HC and Loughborough Students both train their goalies with BOLA Hockey Machines and have Spartan International as their goalkeeper coaching experts. Grahame Mansell-Grace and Steve Bayer formed Spartan International in 2004. Grahame is Assistant Coach at Beeston and Wales Senior Goalkeeping coach. He has also coached England and USA national sides. Steve has fifteen years experience as a National League Goalkeeper and is now manager of Loughborough Students. He has worked with the England Academy and England U18s. Grahame said that he thought the major benefit of the machine was: “The fact that I can be confident in developing skills that demand consistency of feed. I also have the ability to use the varying speeds to monitor and evaluate exactly how the goalies cope in different situations. We use a lot of video analysis when we coach and it enables us to give consistent feedback as well as ensuring goalies go back into practice with developed and clear objectives.”

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he world renowned BOLA machine has been specially adapted to fulfil a wide range of Hockey training needs. Stuart & Williams designed and built the BOLA Hockey Ball Machine after extensive consultation with hockey coaches. England’s Steve Bachelor and Holland’s Bram van Asselt were instrumental in designing the machine’s specifications. The brief was for a machine that would consistently and accurately produce the same cross or shot and give coaches the facility to train their players more effectively. The first BOLA 'Hockey' machines were built in 1989. Over the years BOLA have improved and developed the machine that is now in use at National Squads, clubs and schools around the world.

Unlike human beings, the BOLA never tires. It will feed the perfect pass or shot time after time. For all players, goalkeepers and coaches, frustration at poor passing, shooting or feeding during training sessions can be a thing of the past. With the BOLA Hockey Machine, everyone can concentrate on quality practice and make maximum use of the available time. Training sessions with the BOLA are instantly more productive. The 2008 Hockey machine benefits from a sophisticated new speed control package which is extremely energy efficient. This offers much greater battery operation time so your training sessions will tire all but the most persistent of practisers. The BOLA Hockey Machine can place the ball exactly where you intend. Increased accuracy also increases safety. No more accidental undercuts, no surprise injuries.

The BOLA Hockey Machine and Gimballed Turntable in use at Clifton HC, Bristol.

“The BOLA Hockey Machine is an awesome tool and time must be spent in understanding its capabilities” Spartan International Goalkeeper Coaching Experts

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A LETTER FROM HOLLAND MATTHEW HETHERINGTON IS A EXENGLAND HOCKEY FORWARD AND IS NOW THE DIRECTOR OF HOCKEY AT VMHC MOP IN HOLLAND...

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Whether you want a precision cross or a 60 yard aerial ball, the BOLA provides it. The Hockey Machine has become an essential part of the training sessions for many of the world's national hockey teams. In Holland it is a key training aid for the national squad keepers and players. Many Dutch National League teams have now invested in the BOLA Hockey Machine. National squads in Great Britain, Australia and India and an ever increasing number of Hockey clubs all over the world are also using the BOLA in their training programmes. The Gimballed Turntable featured on the Cricket pages of this brochure is also designed to be used to train hockey goalkeepers. Using deflection mats and practice ramps the coach

can test any goalkeeper with the full range of goalkeeping situations. The BOLA Hockey Machine is 12 volt battery operated so it can be used anywhere. Pick it up and put it down where you need it. Each battery charge lasts up to seven hours of continuous use with an overnight recharge from a car battery charger. There is also a mains option available for indoor training sessions using a BOLA Power Pack. The BOLA Hockey Machine is derived from the the BOLA Cricket Bowling Machines and will take any ball of similar size to a cricket or hockey ball. The Hockey Machine can be supplied with a Cricket Conversion Kit which comprises a bolt-on tripod, ball joint fitment and legs to raise the machine up to cricket bowling height.

At VMHC MOP we currently have around 1200 members of which nearly 900 are youth players, making us one of the largest youth development clubs in the Netherlands. We start training goalkeepers from the age of seven and work with them continually right through to senior level. All our first teams, in every age category, play at the highest level and therefore we understand the importance of training keepers. We are the only club in the south of the Netherlands with a specific keeper school. This operates every Thursday for five hours with two head trainers and eight assistant trainers. The keeper school is complimentary to the keepers own team training sessions. Currently we have 26 keepers in the school. For the training of the keepers the BOLA Hockey Ball Machines are very important. With our two new Machines we are able to train all the keepers in groups of two or three each week. Not only is this very important for the development of their technique but also their reactions. The Hockey Machines are used in combination with rebound boards, deflection mats, catching cradles and footwork ladders. The use of the Hockey Machines does not stop there. They are also used during the rest of the week in team training sessions for practising receiving the ball. It is particularly effective for receiving hard flat passes but also for high balls, deflections at goal and training line stops for penalty corners. In short, the BOLA Hockey Machine is an invaluable training tool that not only enables us to train our players and keepers at the highest level but also helps with the development of new ideas and techniques.

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The BOLA Hockey Machine is an essential tool in the training of goalkeepers at VMHC MOP, Holland.

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RELIABILITY AND PORTABILITY MACHINE STANDS BOLA FULL-SIZED STAND AND NEW COMPACT STAND BOLA Stands accept any BOLA machine with no modification required. They enable machines to be easily wheeled around without dismantling and so maximise the time in use. They also address the Health and Safety issues which arise from operating a Bowling Machine. Stands provide operators with almost complete protection from the ball hit back by the batsman and drastically reduce set-up time and the potential of handling damage to the machine. The Full-Sized Stand (pictured right) also offers a stable standing platform for safe operation. The Compact Stand (pictured below) has a smaller storage ‘footprint’ and adjustable machine operation height.

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OLA Machines are designed to be used anywhere and are very portable. The machine head can be carried by one person and set up in a few minutes. The BOLA can run from the mains with the optional BOLA Power Pack or alternatively, from a 12 volt battery. Battery operation allows convenient and safe operation at all outdoor locations where mains electricity is not readily available. The updated BOLA control circuitry has improved battery operation times ensuring that your practice sessions never go flat! The ball throwing wheels fitted to the BOLA Cricket Machines have evolved considerably over the past 25 years. The first BOLAs were fitted with pneumatic wheels which were replaced by a concave solid moulded rubber section wheel (still fitted to the BOLA Hockey Ball Machine). These were in turn superseded on the cricket and baseball machines by a concave section urethane tyre bonded to a cast aluminium wheel. The profile of the wheel is a vital part of the machines accuracy and the hard wearing urethane has shown no appreciable signs of wear in extensive testing and should retain it’s accuracy for over five years

regardless of how hard the machine is used. The BOLA is happy to deliver almost any ball of about the right size including real cricket balls which will not damage the wheels in any way. Best accuracy is obtained using the BOLA dimpled practice balls. The dimples stabilise the ball in flight like a golf ball and keep the flight of the ball consistent. Twenty-five years of use in a wide variety of environments has proved the BOLA’s ability to stand the test of time. Whilst the BOLA has improved immeasurably since it’s launch, many of the machines built in the first years of production are still in regular use. The new BOLAs are designed and built in such a way that in the event of on site repairs being necessary, the machines can be quickly dismantled without specialist tools for the fitting of replacement parts which can be easily obtained from the factory. Today’s BOLA user can expect excellent long term reliability and great value for money. The latest innovations are expected to further enhanced the life expectancy of the BOLA Machine and ensure that it remains the World’s No.1 Bowling Machine. Full-Sized BOLA Machine Stands at Shrewsbury School

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BOWLING SPINNING DELIVERIES WITH A BOLA MACHINE ■ The BOLA is capable of high class spin bowling. By simply angling the delivery head of the machine and using the extreme settings on the left or right bias control buttons, you can bowl a ball which will turn prodigiously to simulate off-spin (setup pictured on right) and leg-spin (set-up pictured on left). The BOLA push button control panel gives the operator instant control.

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& Technical Specifications every 7 or 11 seconds (as selected). Optional remote control on/off switch allows interruption of the sequence when required. Warning lights indicate release of ball. The ball feeder offers a unique solo batting practice facility or the option to coach from any position.

RANDOM DELIVERY PLUG-IN MODULE. ■ To use the random mode while hand-feeding an optional plug-in module is available to trigger the random facility. NEW BOLA PROFESSIONAL BOWLING MACHINE ■ Fully Enclosed Cricket Bowling Machine. Concave profile moulded urethane ball delivery wheels. Microprocessor based digital speed control with membrane switch panel. Adjustable speed in 1mph increments between 15 and 95 mph. Spin, swing and pace bowling with 19 spin and swing settings. Electronic random variation facility with solid state electronic wheel braking. Ball joint complemented by vernier screw adjustment for precision line and length. Operation from 12 volt battery or with optional BOLA Power Pack from 230v mains (or 110v if specified).

NEW BOLA CLUB BOWLING MACHINE ■ Fully enclosed Cricket Bowling Machine. Concave profile moulded urethane ball delivery wheels. Digital speed control with membrane switch panel. Adjustable speed in 1 mph increments between 15 and 80 mph. Spin, swing & pace bowling with 19 spin and swing settings. Ball joint complemented by vernier screw

adjustment for precision line and length. Operation from 12 volt battery or with optional BOLA Power Pack from 230v mains (or 110v if specified).

BOLA 28 BALL AUTOMATIC FEEDER ■ An automatic ball feeder to fit all BOLA Bowling Machines. Fitted in less than two minutes. Feeds a ball into the machine

HOCKEY CONVERSION ■ A kit for use with the Professional Machine consisting of the BOLA Hockey Machine mounting bracket, all fastenings and necessary tools enabling conversion from cricket to hockey use in about five minutes.

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BOLA PRACTICE BALLS FOR ALL SEASONS AND ALL SESSIONS ■ BOLA Practice Balls have been developed to get the best results from your bowling machine and can be used in all practice environments. They make an economically attractive alternative to cricket balls. BOLA Machines are happy to deliver normal cricket balls but the wear rate of a leather ball is high. The BOLA Fielding/Hockey Trainer Turntable (right) is often used in conjuction with a BOLA Hockey Machine.

Product List BOLA 5OZ PRACTICE BALLS IN RED OR YELLOW ■ Moulded polyurethane practice balls. The BOLA balls are dimpled like golf balls for stability in flight and accuracy. Similar bounce characteristics to a cricket ball with a slightly softer case to minimise bat damage. Red colour for realism in good natural light. or yellow for better visibility and darker backgrounds. BOLA 3OZ HI-VIZ ORANGE PRACTICE BALLS ■ The BOLA 3oz Hi-Viz Practice Balls is designed to give higher bounce to enable players to practice back foot

shots at reduced ball speeds. Excellent for hooking and pulling, they are also good for the junior age groups when used with the BOLA on it’s shorter legs. BOLA balls are also being used by many coaches for throw-downs. SHORT LEGS ■ The standard legs for the BOLA give a ball delivery height of 2.2 metres but sets of shorter legs are available for lower operation heights which reduce bounce for younger players. Changing the legs takes less than a minute. SEALED 12 VOLT LEISURE BATTERY ■ A sealed maintenance free leisure battery for use with all BOLA machines. Fitted with a carrying handle for portability, the leisure batteries are designed to be run flat and recharged as necessary (unlike

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automotive batteries) and give between 2 and 6 hours use between re-charges. Charging can be done with a 12 volt car battery charger or the BOLA Power Pack. FIELDING/HOCKEY MACHINE TURNTABLE ■ Gimballed swivelling turntable attachment for BOLA Hockey Ball Machine. Instant adjustment of direction and elevation. Designed for Hockey goalkeeper training the turntable is excellent for a wide range of Cricket fielding and catching exercises. Sold with or without machine and available with extended legs.

also includes a built in battery charger for overnight charging of batteries. BOLA MACHINE STANDS ON WHEELS ■ Stands accept any BOLA machine with no modification required. They enable the machine to be easily wheeled around without dismantling and maximise the time in use. Stands enhance operator safety and are available in two sizes. The compact stand offers a smaller storage ‘footprint’ and adjustable delivery heights and the full sized stand provides a stable operator platform.

BOLA POWER PACK (MAINS OPTION) ■ A 230v (or 110v optional) high amperage transformer giving a smooth DC supply for BOLA Bowling Machines. This enables the BOLA to be used from a mains outlet. Circuitry

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