Monthly Archives: December 2019

Coaching Baseball Infielders

When coaching Baseball, especially with younger players, it is essential that the fundamentals of fielding ground balls be established before they are exposed to even medium speed fungos.  Time spent to let them gain confidence by using a comfortable pace will be rewarded.  Failure and fear can destroy a young player, so please keep the pace well within […]

Coaching Baseball Infielders

When coaching baseball, it is suggested, in the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, that the section of practice, 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.

Coaching Baseball Throwing

We emphasize in the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, that when coaching baseball one of the major components of a player’s value to the team’s 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 […]

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 Hitting

 When coaching baseball, the first thing a hitting coach needs to check and review is a players grip and stance.  This excerpt from the iBook, “Practice Baseball to Win”, gives the coach and player a quick overview that can be shown at practice on an iPad. 

Coaching Baseball Pitching

After using film and video to measure movement rates and direction change in pitchers mechanics, I have found that the injured pitchers I have found produce more stress on the injured parts than the guys I’ve measured that survived long careers.  If you have a youngster under your care please consider the points made in the […]

Coaching Baseball Hitting

When coaching baseball, the first thing a hitting coach needs to check and review is a players grip and stance.  This excerpt from the iBook, “Practice Baseball to Win”, gives the coach and player a quick overview that can be shown at practice on an iPad. 

Coaching Baseball Throwing

When coaching baseball, keep in mind that in order to throw well, the most important component is the grip. It is important that you review often and, with younger players, it should be done at least once a practice. The checkpoints are covered with review from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win.

Coaching Baseball Infielders

At baseball practice, nothing is more boring as standing in line.  So, when coaching baseball, keep it to a minimum. This group work drill from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, is an example that can help.