Monthly Archives: October 2018

Coaching Baseball Infielders

When coaching baseball, you can protect your credibility, when doing drills like ground balls, displayed in the iBook, “Practice Baseball to Win”, by never ever saying, “it doesn’t hurt,” or “don’t be afraid”. Number one, it does hurt, and they will know you are either a liar, or naïve. And number two, you have to […]

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Coaching Baseball Throwing

When coaching baseball, teaching the players to play catch is a high priority and not as easy as it sounds. We’ve found the phrase, step, catch; step throw creates an image, or rhythm, that can get results. With the iBook, “Practice Baseball to WinPractice Baseball to Win”, you can show, at practice, skilled players demonstrating […]

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Coaching Baseball iBook

When coaching baseball, the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, has practice plans and drills you can show at practice, that will save time and add direction to your season planning.

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Coaching Baseball iBook

When coaching baseball, if you have the ibook, “Practice Baseball to win”, on your tablet, you can show, at practice, skilled players doing drills like this at practice.

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Coaching Baseball iBook

When coaching baseball, having players play 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. In the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, So, we demonstrate […]

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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 is one of several, featured in the iBook, “Practice Baseball to Win,” we use periodically as a review of the basics.

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Coaching Baseball iBook

When coaching baseball, the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, enables you to show video of skilled players demonstrating infield drills like this at practice.

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Coaching Baseball Infielders

When coaching baseball, especially with younger players, it is essential that the fundamentals of fielding ground balls be established before they are exposed to even medium speed fungos. Time spent to let them gain confidence by using a comfortable pace will be rewarded. Failure and fear can destroy a young player, so please keep the […]

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Coaching Baseball iBook

When coaching baseball, running speed is important, so I consulted our track coaches and found that one of the biggest flaws they see in baseball players running mechanics is their arm swing. So suggest in the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, that drills like this be included in the warm up section of practice.

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Coaching Baseball iBook

When coaching baseball it is important to use your time efficiently. Warm up time should be used as a teaching opportunity. At U.C. Davis we incorporated a group of sprint drills provided by our track coach, Jon Vochatzer. This is one of several in the iBook, Practice Baseball to win, that Jon suggested.

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