Monthly Archives: September 2019

Coaching Baseball Base Running

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When coaching baseball the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, will help with practice plans and base running fundamentals like when to tag up and when to take a lead in response to fly balls.

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Coaching Baseball Infielders

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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 little competition with this […]

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Coaching Baseball Hitting

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When coaching baseball hitters, the first place to start, and review often, is with the grip and stance.  This video from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, covers the basics.

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Coaching Baseball Infielders

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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.  This drill from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, we call the “clap drill.”  

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Coaching Baseball Catch & Throw

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When coaching baseball, if you want to win, quit worrying about it, and concentrate on the basic fundamentals. You’ll be surprised how many more games you win when you spend your time teaching players to catch, throw, run and swing the bat. Drills like this, from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, are a key.  

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Coaching Baseball Hitting

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When coaching baseball we most always, when using a tee to teach swinging the bat, have them hit the ball into a net or in a cage.  Players can learn mechanics and where the ball needs to be to hit it hard, but they have little feel for where it’s going.  To follow Wee Willie Keeler’s advice […]

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