When coaching baseball fundamentals, running technique should not be overlooked. 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 this drill, from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, be included in the warm […]
When coaching baseball, keep in mind that one of the main principles of learning physical skills is, as pointed out in the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, ”learning is specific to the task.” With this in mind, we’ve found that the skills of the bunt game, both offensive and defensive are best practiced in a […]
When planning baseball practice, the group work portion of your baseball practice organization, combining drills like this from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win, will keep more players active. Standing in line needs to be kept to a minimum.
When coaching baseball, it is a good idea to make sure you players arms are ready to compete by completing the warm up stage with four or five maximum throws. To make this also a learning situation for teaching the legs and trunk to get involved, keep the feet in place and do this power position […]