Monthly Archives: December 2017

Coaching Baseball Playing Catch

When coaching baseball, playing catch to warm up the arm is routine, but often overlooked as an opportunity to practice handling and throwing the ball with a purpose. Doing things repetitively forms habits, and unless movement repeated correctly, you get what you practice. So, insist on good technique when warming up the arm.

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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 Practice

When coaching baseball, as you prepare and conduct practice, one of the most important things to keep in mind is that your players self image, confidence, and trust in himself is tremendously more important than the exact technique he uses to get the job done. Please make them feel good about themselves and the situation […]

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Coaching baseball practice

When coaching baseball, scrimmages give you live repetitions, review of situations, gets everyone involved, is competitive, and fun. A bunt scrimmage is no exception. Put a runner on base, if the batter gets the runner over, let him come back and drive him in. It’s fun and you become comfortable playing with competition.

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Coaching Baseball Situations

When coaching baseball keep in mind that a scrimmage gives you live repetitions, review of situations, gets everyone involved, is competitive, and fun. A bunt scrimmage is no exception. Put a runner on base, if the batter gets the runner over, let him come back and drive him in. It’s fun and players become comfortable […]

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Coaching Baseball Catchers

When Coaching baseball catchers, just like the other positions, it is best to start slowly and make sure they know not only what you want them to, but why. The video linked here gives you the basics of how to get started.

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Coaching Baseball Infielders

When coaching baseball, as you prepare and conduct practice doing glove drills or group work, one of the most important things to keep in mind is that your players self image, confidence, and trust in himself is tremendously more important than the exact technique he uses to get the job done. Please make them feel […]

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Coaching Baseball Hitters

When coaching baseball hitters, it is often difficult to get them to understand that there are advantages and disadvantages for each position in the batters box. A good way to make the point is to use the tee on the field and move it around in the strike zone to find the different points of […]

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Coaching Baseball-Ball Exchange

When coaching baseball, ball exchange, especially with younger players, sounds simple but is a difficult combination of moves to coordinate. You can save a lot of time by getting the feel of the hands and feet working together by starting without the ball. We call it the, “clap drill.”

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Coaching Baseball Practice

When coaching baseball keep in mind that a scrimmage gives you live repetitions, review of situations, gets everyone involved, is competitive, and fun. A bunt scrimmage is no exception. Put a runner on base, if the batter gets the runner over, let him come back and drive him in. It’s fun and players become comfortable […]

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