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Good news for baseball fans! In the younger age groups there has been a slight uptick in baseball participation. Hopefully this will continue! Baseball is fortunate now to have two rookies
Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger who may become the face of Major League baseball. Everything adds up. Baseball has also been pushing their “Play Ball” program to try and increase participation. We’ve…Continue
Huge news in the world of amateur baseball.
Plans are in motion for Hutto’s (TX) first indoor sports and event center. The 300,000-square-foot arena will seat 13,000 people and is planned as part of a mixed-use complex with office space, commercial, residential and retail components.
The development is tied to baseball scouting organization Perfect Game’s April 18 announcement to relocate its national headquarters to…Continue
Whether you’re a Little League Pitcher, already pitching professionally or any level in-between, ending your front leg lift in an athletic position is one of the undeniable differences between sustainable fastball command and not knowing where your pitch is going to end up.
This is fascinating to watch.
Sport’s Parent and Baseball Coaching tip of the day
Grilling kids in the car after games about their play is not a good thing. However, after a “cooling off” period, things you can bring up can include:
When you move straight down the mound, your lower…Continue
“What should I be thinking when I walk up to the plate?”
A lot of hitters are being told from a young age to look to hit the fastball and adjust to anything off-speed. This is a great approach…if you are trying to do a job such as move a runner over into scoring position. The reality of it is that this approach is unsustainable. When pitchers start throwing harder and the MPH differential between their fastball and their off-speed becomes greater, then this approach simply…Continue
AAU Baseball is forming a team to play international collegiate summer baseball in Spain and Scotland in summer 2019. —Ages 18+—10 days / July 6-15, 2019—Games Against European Olympics/national,…Continue
Working the vertical plane is something that is highly effective. If a pitcher, with good command, is consistently locating low then it opens the door for a strikeout up in the zone. He can…Continue
Stationary ball drill: Works on the footwork needed to be a smooth infielder-Instruction: Ball is placed on the ground in front of the player. The player should try and position himself just a little…Continue
I will be attending the upcoming ABCA event in Indianapolis Jan 4th-7th. Any advice on how to get the most out of that experience? I'm really looking forward to it and if anyone here is attending…Continue