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Will Laurence's Discussions

Teaching the Changeup?

Started this discussion. Last reply by don wilbanks May 24, 2016. 11 Replies

MLB Draft Breakdown: State-By-State

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shaun Reed Dec 4, 2013. 1 Reply

Teaching How To Slide?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gregory Leonard Celeski Jul 27, 2012. 13 Replies

 

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John Robert Cruz commented on Will Laurence's blog post Three Reasons Coaches Aren't Respected Like The Old Days
"Interesting and very good article, which is, "WELL COUNTERBALANCED," by the comments, of Richard Chandler, and Henry Waltham above...Thank you all for sharing... :)"
Feb 14
HENRY WALTHAM commented on Will Laurence's blog post Three Reasons Coaches Aren't Respected Like The Old Days
"I WAS THERE FOR THE GOOD OLD DAYS!! TO BAD THE PENDALUM HAS SWUNG THE WRONG WAY."
Feb 13
Richard Chandler commented on Will Laurence's blog post Three Reasons Coaches Aren't Respected Like The Old Days
"For somebody who was 14 as recently as 1989, you sure have taken an old-timer's attitude. Every generation makes these arguments, so let's look at the reality of it. Point #1 - Any coach that needed a parent to come down to the dugout and…"
Feb 13
Richard Chandler commented on Will Laurence's blog post Three Reasons Coaches Aren't Respected Like The Old Days
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Will Laurence liked Tracy Clark's blog post Teaching New Swing Patterns
Nov 17, 2016
Will Laurence replied to Bill Stanton's discussion Indiana HS Pitch Count Rules in the group Pitching Coaches and Instructors
"More rules and regulations is not the answer.  When the government makes you wear a seatbelt, that is a necessary rule.  As far I I know this isn't an epidemic. There are not kids in hospitals after their HS game because of throwing…"
Oct 7, 2016
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Profile Information

Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Height:
6'4"
Weight:
215
Position(s):
P, 1B, 3B, DH
Type of hitter... Power? Average? Slap? Pull?
power. nice opposite field power.
If you pitch, what type of pitcher are you... Power? Ground ball, Fly ball, Knuckleball?
Gas.
Whoever is catching me has an easy job. Just put down one finger and give me a good target.
I currently:
Play Baseball
Baseball Playing Experience:
Little League, High School, American Legion, College, 18+
Baseball Coaching Experience:
None
Softball Playing Experience:
None
Who is your favorite hitter and why?
Evan Longoria. He can do it all. He is one of the guys that I will stop doing whatever I might be doing to watch hit.
Others in this class are Pujols, Utley, Berkman, Manny and Braun.
Who is your favorite pitcher and why?
Papelbon. Throws gas and is somewhat crazy.
Aroldis Chapman- PURE GAS
More About Me:
The only place on the planet where I am at peace is on the baseball field.

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Will Laurence's Blog

Three Reasons Coaches Aren't Respected Like The Old Days

Posted on February 13, 2017 at 3:00pm 4 Comments

Three Reasons Coaches Aren’t Respected Like The Old Days

Posted: February 11, 2016  Author: Chris Fore…

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157 -pitch game in HS

Posted on June 4, 2016 at 7:00pm 3 Comments

How a 157-pitch game in Kansas explains everything wrong with youth baseball

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Dodging the draft: Frustration is Growing.........

Posted on February 29, 2016 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

Dodging the draft: Frustration is still growing among college baseball coaches, who year after year see the MLB draft conflict with the NCAA postseason…

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Hitters: Quit Chopping Wood, Don't Go for Backspin

Posted on December 20, 2015 at 4:37pm 2 Comments

Hitters: Quit Chopping Wood, Don’t Go for Backspin

Around little-league parks, and even on the back fields of certain schools and…

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