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…

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…

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…Bunting Drill…Youth to College…With a Special Type of Motivation

Bunting Drill *Have every player on your team bunt off of a live pitcher *Each player has to do the best that he can to get the bunt down in fair territory (should only be bunting strikes) *After each player has had a chance…The entire TEAM runs a sprint for all of the bunts that…

Knowing Youth Baseball Equipment…Picking Out the Right Sized Baseball Bat for Your Player

Picking the correct/proper bat for players *There is no absolute rule/formula/specific test for picking the proper size bat for a player, but here are some of the things that I have found, which greatly help the process -Rule #1 – If the bat swings the player, instead of the player swinging the bat, the bat is…