Monthly Archives: November 2019

Coaching Baseball Hitting

When coaching baseball players to throw, the proper grip is the first thing to address.  So it is too with hitting.  Videos like this and more are in the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win.

Coaching Baseball Batting

Coaching Baseball it is important to keep in mind that repetition is the way skills are ingrained and made a habit.  When doing fundamental batting tee drills like this from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, it is important that baseball practice be organized so that everyone is active and standing around is kept to a minimum.

Coaching Baseball Pop Up Priority

When coaching baseball, pop up priority is important not only to make plays, but for he safety of your players.  The basic rule is that the position lining up the deepest has priority. Periodic practice here is a must.  This drill from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, is one of the ways to practice.

Coaching Baseball

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 […]

Coaching Baseball Throwing

When coaching baseball, keep in mind that, to throw a baseball with power and accuracy, the grip is first and most important.  Therefore it behooves a dedicated fundamentally oriented baseball coach to do periodic grip checks as described in the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win.

Coaching Baseball Pitchers

. When coaching baseball pitchers please pay attention to how arm mechanics can add or reduce stress to the elbow and shoulder depending on the path taken from the breaking of the hands from the glove to release. This video from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, is 1 of 2 outlining the checkpoints to […]

Coaching Baseball Infielders

When coaching baseball, to avoid players standing around and being bored during practice, it is important to incorporate as many drills as possible in the space available. This drill from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, is one of 16 drills we used to both save time and keep players interested. https://books.apple.com/us/book/practice-baseball-to-win/id584497026

Coaching Baseball Infielders

 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. 

Coaching Baseball Infielders

Baseball Coaches, protect your credibility.  When doing drills like this, from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, Ground balls, never ever say, “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 be brain dead not to have some fear.  Fear […]