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…

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…

Teaching Proper Fielding Position and All of the Steps Leading Up to it…Baseball Drills

Explanation of the Drill: The “make a triangle” drill is a great drill for beginners, all the way the way up through college baseball players. It is rather simple, and no matter what the age or skill level of the athlete, they should all be able to do this drill correctly! You need to make…

Baseball Drill…Youth to Adult…The “Shuffle and Field” Baseball Fielding Drill

The “Shuffle and Field” Baseball Fielding Drill -Coach Corey Twigg This drill is done up to 4 players and 1 or 2 coaches The coach and the player who is up will be facing one another The coach should get low to the ground (on a knee, a bucket, a chair, or other) The player…

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…

How to Bunt Properly and Correctly… How do You Bunt? Bunting Advice for Baseball

Bunting advice -Coach Corey Twigg Never bunt a pitch that is a ball…(Unless it is a squeeze bunt – Isn’t there always at least 1 exception to every rule!!??) Sacrifice means exactly that.  Give yourself up for the good of the team.  You are a “sacrifice.”  You are looked at as an “out.”  It is…

Holding a Baseball Bat…Where to Properly and Correctly Hold a Baseball Bat Before the Swing…The Setup

Where to properly hold a baseball bat pre-swing. -Coach Corey Twigg The baseball bat should be held anywhere from right in front of your back shoulder, all the way up to ear level.  A comfort zone needs to be found. *Do not forget…Typically, the higher your hands start, the less they will have to do…