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…

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…

Baseball Drill…Youth to adult…The “Gator” Baseball Fielding Drill

Youth Baseball Fielding Drill (“The Gator”) This drill is done with 2-4 players and 1 coach *Coach teaches 1st – The Glove hand is the bottom jaw or choppers of the alligator – The free hand is the top jaw or choppers of the alligator The Coach will roll or hit ground balls to the…

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…