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Watching for and Avoiding Burnout [ARTICLE]

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Coaches sometimes joke that there are only two times when they feel stressed-day and night. Although that story represents the extreme case, certainly...... Continue

Hitting - Creating a Routine - Just "Tie Your Shoes" [ARTICLE]

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This is the last post in a series of recent posts on the importance of creating a routine as a hitter. The previous posts on the subject are linked...... Continue

Backing Up Plays [ARTICLE]

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No matter the level of baseball, errors are a big part of the game. While back-ups may not eliminate errors, they will certainly limit the number of extra bases...... Continue

Tips for Base Runners on Each Base [ARTICLE]

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While on first, look for signs from the third base coach; Keep track of other base runners and the number of outs; Take a primary lead of about...... Continue

Encourage Athletes [ARTICLE]

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Another major role of the coach during competitions is to recognize and praise athletes. According to world-renowned soccer coach Sir Alex...... Continue

How to Build Arm Strength for Baseball: Throwing Drills [ARTICLE]

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Throwing a baseball is the first skill players learn. But it's also where trouble starts. Surprisingly, what causes most game-time errors is not poor fielding-it's...... Continue

Color Coded Mindsets For Baseball [ARTICLE]

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If you have been in the Marines or are in the gun world, you probably have heard of Colonel Jeff Cooper. Cooper was considered to be one of the world's top experts...... Continue

Common Mechanical Errors of Hitting [ARTICLE]

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Because of the numerous mechanical aspects that comprise a baseball swing, it is by far the hardest skill to master in athletics. It could...... Continue

Try Isolation Training for Increasing Pitching Velocity [ARTICLE]

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Pitcher workouts place a huge emphasis on compound exercises, such as Pull-Ups, Rows and Squats. Compound exercises are among the most effective...... Continue

Parents and Playing Time [ARTICLE]

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Ask a coach about dealing with parents and you are likely to get several eye-rolls and a few choice words. I'm not sure who said it but the best quote about...... Continue

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