Catching Fly Balls

Catching Fly Balls I have coached for nearly 20 years, at nearly every level except MLB…And in that time, I have said this to countless numbers of people.  I get the same puzzled look from each and every one of them, each and every time that I say it.  With youth players, the hardest thing…

Baserunning advice for coaches from youth to adult…Taught with a very simple acronym.  

Knowing the very simple acronym BOSO will make you a much better baserunner Baserunning – BOSO B – Ball? Where is it? O – Outs? How many? S – Strikes? How many? O – Outfielders? Where are they? <ahref=”https://www.bloglovin.com/blog/18482931/?claim=nn3h8qvzv85″>Follow my blog with Bloglovin

What pitch do you throw/call with the game on the line? Why?

Some possible correct answers: 1-Your pitchers best pitch 2-Pitchers best pitch and having the confidence in that pitcher to throw it at any count! 3-A 3-2 deuce 4-Play the percentages. Stick with the fastball. A good hitter gets out 7 out of 10 times. It’s when you try to get fancy that you make a…

Relationships: Build Bridges…Not Fences…Relationship Building

There once were 2 brothers who lived side by side.  They had lived as neighbors for nearly 25, when finally, they had their first big disagreement.   Both were working men with nice big families, and they both took great care of their homes and yards, and surrounding.  Their families would often have dinner at each…

Baseball Positions…What Position Should Each Player Play? How Do I Know What Position to Play Them In?

How to decide what position your kids should play in baseball? 1 – Pitcher – Good arm – Accurate Thrower – Capable of learning proper throwing technique to stay away from injury 2 – Catcher – Good Athlete – Size is not an issue – Flexible – Not afraid of the ball – Good arm…

Are You Doing Your Part?

There once was a boy who needed help.  He needed help from his parents, his teachers, his coaches, and he needed help from God.  He was in a very bad place in his life, and he simply did not know how to let others know that he was hurting.  Every day he thought and thought…

Your World Through My Eyes

There once was a girl who was a foster child.  She was also blind…And she hated herself for both of those things.  She had no real parents, and she looked at blindness like she had no real eyes at all.  For her, no parents, and no eyes equaled no happiness whatsoever. She really did love…