When coaching baseball one of the major components of a players value to the teams success is his ability to play catch. I’ve never see a practice where players didn’t play catch as part of the warm up process. The problem is that you rarely see players, as they warm up, emphasize the fundamentals of […]
According to the track coaches I have consulted, one of the biggest flaws they see in baseball players running mechanics is their arm swing. So when coaching baseball, it is important that these drills be included in the warm up section of practice.
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.”