Monthly Archives: November 2018

Coaching Baseball Practice

If you are coaching Baseball next spring, it’s time to finalize plans for the coming season. When putting the warm up phase of the practice together, it’s important that the time is spent not only to warm up the body, but to also learn something. While at U.C. Davis, I asked the track coach, Jon […]

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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 iBook

When coaching baseball, if you have the ibook, Practice Baseball to win, on your tablet, you can show skilled players doing the drills like this that you want to practice. #practicebaseballtowin.com

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Coaching Baseball Catchers

When coaching baseball catchers, it is important that you start slowly and review the basic fundamentals like blocking balls in the dirt often. The iBook, “Practice Baseball to Win,” has drills like this that you can show at practice on your iPad.

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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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Coaching Baseball Base Running

When coaching Baseball base running, the question of when to tag up needs to be addressed. In the recent World Series, a mistake could have been game changing. With the bases loaded a medium fly ball to center resulted in a close play at the plate. The basic, one tag all tag, rule was violated […]

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Coaching Baseball iBook

The idea behind the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, available in the Apple book store, is that a coach can take video of an exercise, like hitting off of a tee one handed, and show, at practice, skilled players demonstrating the drill.

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Coaching Baseball Hitting

When coaching baseball hitting, the first thing a baseball hitting coach needs to check and then review often is a players grip and stance. The linked view, an excerpt from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, gives the coach and player a quick overview.

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