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MLB launched a new website called "Pitch Smart". http://m.mlb.com/pitchsmart
Take a look and let me know your thoughts.
Here's the description:
"A series of practical, age-appropriate guidelines to help parents, players and coaches avoid overuse injuries and foster long, healthy careers for youth pitchers."
The focus appears to be on arm care, injury provention and a focus on Tommy John…Continue
I just completed my first season of travel baseball as a parent and a coach. I coached an 8U team this Fall and our season was very successful on every level. The kids improved a great deal, had fun and we won enough games.
I'm reaching out to have an open discussion with people from all over the US about the economics of travel baseball. Without a doubt, this is a business. There are hard costs associated with running a travel baseball team. Coaches, Fields, Uniforms,…Continue
I'm coaching a new 8U travel team. This Fall is our first season as a team. It's going very well.
This weekend we are playing in a tournament. Two games on Saturday, one game on Sunday. 18 innings of baseball.
Here is what I am debating:
1- Try our best to win the tournament? We have a good shot at winning the tournament. Playing well lately and we have as good a shot as any of the teams to win it. This means I play my best lineup most of the time.
2- Focus on…Continue