In light of England's dismissals from the 1st & 2nd Tests - best illustrated by this chart courtesy of another post:
Workbook: Ashes wickets
Taking into account the differing strategy and psychology of the 2 approaches, and the effect it has on both batsman and bowler - hooking or not hooking - I've felt the need to pose the question - to the English batsmen not so much the Aussies.
Should Flower/Gooch/Cook in fact ban the hook? Much as the sweep was once banned on a tour long ago following a spate of outs? Or should they leave it to discretion and keep trying to fight fire with fire?