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…

Why Do We Do Some Fielding Drills on Our Knees? Fielding Drill…Knee drills for Fielding.

PLEASE FOLLOW/LIKE/SHARE…Thanks!   Why Do We Do Some Fielding Drills on Our Knees? Most people do not realize this…But when a baseball player (infielder) is asked to do drills while being on his knees, many positive things are a direct result!  The player can actually learn and teach himself so much about the proper mechanics…

Teaching AGGRESSIVE HITTING

Teaching AGGRESSIVE HITTING I feel that, to really be able to teach Aggressive Hitting, that it needs to be done in a 3-Step Process. #1 – You must 1st state to all of your hitters that, as of this minute, we are all changing our approaches at the plate.  They must know and understand exactly…

Remember the Game “Pickle” as a Young Baseball Player? Here’s a Great Story About the Game Which Helped All of Us Learn Run-Downs!

Who remembers the game “Pickle?” A group of boys, one day, decided to play a game of pickle down at the local baseball field.  With four boys, they decided that 2 players would be the fielders/catchers/guys standing at each base, and that the other 2 boys would be the runners, who were actually “in the…

The Relay Throwing Drill for Baseball…The Cut-Off Baseball Drill…Learning How to Use the Cut-Off Man in baseball

Baseball Drills: This drill is mainly used for learning the proper way to complete the single or double cut-off in baseball. This drill is for the defense, and can utilize the entire TEAM at different points. Please feel free to add in other ideas, steps, or contests and fun. You should have already taught throwing,…

Dugout Rules for Baseball…Youth, High School, College…”Rules for the Dugout”

Dugout Rules -Coach Corey Twigg 1 – Players and coaches ONLY in the dugout and general dugout area – Parents will drop off drinks and snacks before the game so that they are not bothering the players or the coaches during the game 2 – Bats – Should not be swung in or right around…