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…

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…

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…