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Tips for Base Runners on Each Base [ARTICLE]

by USA Baseball on

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]

by Human Kinetics on

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]

by STACK on

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]

by Baseball By The Yard on

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]

by STACK on

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]

by Baseball by the Yard on

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

4 Exercises Pitchers Need to Do After Every Start [ARTICLE]

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It is common for a pitcher to perform a recovery routine after starting a game. Often a coach prescribes these routines, which typically involved the pitcher icing...... Continue

Two Things You Cannot Teach [ARTICLE]

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Baseball By The Yard was designed to teach the game of baseball to as many people as possible. Unfortunately, there are two major concepts that lead to success...... Continue

Coach Communication Guidelines Self-Assessment [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

1. Messages should be direct. Coaches who are weak on this quality avoid straightforward, direct communication. Their athletes may not know where they stand. These coaches assume others...... Continue

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