Monthly Archives: December 2018

Coaching Baseball Outfielders

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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 Pitching

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When coaching baseball-pitching mechanics, it’s an advantage to start with the finish position and work back. This videoed Pitching lesson is an example for some 13-year-old budding pitchers. Find more in the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win.

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Coaching Baseball iBook

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The idea behind the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win is that a coach can take video of the drills like, batting tee-one hand planned for practice and show skilled players demonstrating the skill.

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Coaching Baseball Practice

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When coaching baseball, at practice, like any other place, standing in line is boring. Baseball players perfect skills by properly repeating a task until it becomes a habit. To keep baseball practice interesting and productive try to create ways to keep as many players active as possible. Hitting multiple ground balls, as described in the […]

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Coaching Baseball Throwing

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When coaching baseball, ball exchange, especially with younger players, sounds simple, butit 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. This drill is from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, we call […]

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Coaching Baseball Outfielders

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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 Infielders

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Coaching baseball, when working on specific plays in the infield, you can keep more people involved if you work on different plays at the same time. Here is one example from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, that will help get more done in less time.

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Coaching Baseball Running

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When coaching baseball, the warm up phase of practice is the most neglected opportunity for teaching. For example the ability to run is one of a players most important tools and one rarely addressed. As a consequence we consulted our track coach and added these sprint drills to our warm up routine. Find more in […]

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Coaching Baseball Drills

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When coaching baseball, it is suggested that the section of practice outlined in the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, called, Individual, last about 20 minutes and include at least 2 different drills. We’ve found with college players that concentration diminishes after 6-8 minutes. With younger players you might want to do three different drills. A […]

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