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…

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…

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…

Have You Offered a Hand Lately?

Last year, in the middle of winter, a wealthy bar owner from New York, who had a day off from work, and who was consequently bored half to death, decided that he wanted to try an experiment. He was growing a little tired of rude, discourteous, and non-gracious patrons in his bar.  He dressed up…

Caring for a Baseball Field…Teach the Kids to Care for their Field…Make them Accountable and Responsible Team Members.

Teach your players to take care of their own field. None of you would have any clue how much it aggravated me as a coach, when kids acted lazy…And acted like I was asking for a pint of blood when we had work days on the baseball field.  So……………..Did I just tell them to throw down…

An Inspirational and Motivating Story for TEAMS! “Teamwork Makes the Dream Work”

 The Lodge Two teams started out in an effort to climb to the peak of the highest mountain on earth, in order to take in the most miraculous view that the world had to offer.  One thing was certain…It would take more hard work than these teams had ever experienced in order to get to…

Baseball Lesson 101…Sliding Back Into First Base…Don’t get picked off…”GET DIRTY!

Why is it, that some players just can’t seem to “Get Dirty” at first base? I’ve watched it over and over…And over again at the HS level, right on down to good ole’ Daddy Ball.  It’s “that kid” who can’t seem to get himself dirty on a pick-off throw to first base no way no…