Monthly Archives: December 2016

Coaching Baseball-Infielders

When coaching baseball it is important to create a tension free learning atmosphere. For example, when hitting fungo’s, especially with younger players, the speed of the ball should be such that the player is comfortable enough to concentrate on the fundamentals. This is not a time to challenge their courage.

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Coaching Baseball-Hitting

The first thing a baseball hitting coach needs to check and review is a players grip and stance. The linked view gives the coach and player a quick overview.

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Coaching Baseball-Catchers

When coaching baseball catchers it is important to make them comfortable by making sure they understand the fundamentals of stance, body movement, and coordination of the hands before they are put behind the plate with a batter hitting the ball. It is highly recommended that you start slowly with drills that teach the movements, first […]

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Coaching Baseball-Outfielders

When coaching baseball, please don’t neglect your outfielders communication. Like in the infield, start slowly and make sure they know not only how to handle the ball, but to communicate. We’ve found that the verbal, “ball” is easy to say and hear. The first to see he can make the play yells, ball, ball, ball, […]

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Coaching Baseball-Throwing

When coaching baseball, after introducing the grip to players learning to throw the baseball, it is important that they begin to see how the whole body is involved in making a strong throw. The fingers and wrists play an important role. To get the feel of how they work, isolate the wrist and apply the […]

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When coaching baseball, playing catch is one of the most fundamental of the fundamentals, so encourage your players and parents of your players to play catch. Play catch at practice, but more importantly play catch at home. There are few better bonding opportunities parents have with their children than playing catch. It’s powerful and lasting. […]

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Coaching Baseball-Play Catch

When coaching baseball, playing catch is one of the most fundamental of the fundamentals, so encourage your players and parents of your players to play catch. Play catch at practice, but more importantly play catch at home. There are few better bonding opportunities parents have with their children than playing catch. It’s powerful and lasting. […]

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Coaching Baseball-Play Catch

When coaching baseball, playing catch is one of the most fundamental of the fundamentals, so encourage your players and parents of your players to play catch. Play catch at practice, but more importantly play catch at home. There are few better bonding opportunities parents have with their children than playing catch. It’s powerful and lasting. […]

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Coaching Baseball-Play Catch

When coaching baseball, playing catch is one of the most fundamental of the fundamentals, so encourage your players and parents of your players to play catch. Play catch at practice, but more importantly play catch at home. There are few better bonding opportunities parents have with their children than playing catch. It’s powerful and lasting. […]

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