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Baseball Coaching Tip of the day - Humor

Youth sports coaching tip of the day:

As a coach, I am always helping players to not let the “doubters” get them down. Unfortunately, often those doubters are their own parents, which makes this coaching job even harder. You must explain to kids that no one is immune to people who do not believe in them, but they can use negativity as motivation to work harder. Remind…
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Added by Jack Perconte on November 16, 2018 at 2:30am — No Comments

Coach tip of the day - Quality First

Sports coaching tip of the day- 

Quality first, then quantity.

Looking back on my career, I wish I had learned the fundamentals better. All too often, I played with little confidence because I did not have a good understanding of the fundamentals. Knowing the fundamentals would have allowed me to focus on correct habits without having to work so hard trying to find the groove repeatedly. Doing…

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Added by Jack Perconte on November 15, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Tune up the ball glove.

get the glove tuned up for the next season.

great surprise Christmas gift too.

A complete relace with new leather is far superior than buying a new glove. 

cleaning and conditioning are included in all options.

The best leather.. Several colors available.

Thumb & Pinkie loop replacement available

Replace D-Ring (mostly Rawlings) replacement available

chick my order page below--…

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Added by George Chappell on November 14, 2018 at 4:04pm — No Comments

MLB planning summer league for elite high school players

MLB planning summer league for elite high school players

https://sports.yahoo.com/sources-mlb-planning-summer-league-elite-high-school-players-160209523.html

Major League…

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Added by Will Laurence on November 14, 2018 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Your front leg lift predicts command.

The way your body works.

  • You have complete control over where you place your feet.
  • When you lift your front foot off the ground, your body interprets your new state of balance.
  • As a result, your body either places your weight over or in front of your back foot.

Dynamic command.

Dynamic command comes from…

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Added by L.A. "Skip" Fast on November 14, 2018 at 10:49am — No Comments

Your front leg lift predicts command.

The way your body works.

  • You have complete control over where you place your feet.
  • When you lift your front foot off the ground, your body interprets your new state of balance.
  • As a result, your body either places your weight over or in front of your back foot.

Dynamic command.

Dynamic command comes from…

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Added by L.A. "Skip" Fast on November 14, 2018 at 10:49am — No Comments

What Creates Fun

Baseball coaching tips of the day
Do not overlook these things that create fun for kids:
 
1. Be sure to make every team member feel like they are an important part of the team, not just the big contributors.…
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Added by Jack Perconte on November 14, 2018 at 3:00am — No Comments

"Just Have Fun?"

Youth coaching tips of the day
Be careful of these most-used words!
 …
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Added by Jack Perconte on November 13, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Keep it in Perspective?

Coaching tips of the day

Many youth coaches lose perspective along the way after volunteering with great intentions. Much of the problem is because perspective is not defined. For the ninety-nine percent of volunteer coaches who want to be a positive influence and keep the focus where it should be – on the kids – here is how to keep things in…
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Added by Jack Perconte on November 12, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Baseball Stuff you like?

There's always innovation in baseball. Some tools are useful. Some are not.

What is some baseball stuff that you like?  It can be gear, clothing, gadgets or any kind of training tools.

I'll start.  I like the BackSpin Tee and LineDrive Pro Trainer.  Both are useful hitting tools that I find help players improve.  I'm not connected to these companies in any way.

Please chime in with your recommendations.  This can help many parents, coaches and…

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Added by Bill Stanton on November 10, 2018 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Command is a hardwired reaction.

Self-Coaching.

To completely bridge the gap between your best and worst outings, you need to become your own best Coach. With an understanding into gravity’s impact on your command, self-coaching becomes that much easier.

The way your body works.

  • Your body is hardwired to evenly distribute your weight around your…
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Added by L.A. "Skip" Fast on November 8, 2018 at 6:33pm — No Comments

Preparing Kids for the Future

Coaching tips of the day
You are not only responsible for developing players skills but their attitudes as well. Prepare kids for future teams, coaches and high school.…
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Added by Jack Perconte on November 8, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Don't Forget these Coaching Strategies

Baseball coaching tips of the day

Two other tips for coaches that are often overlooked:
 
1. Encourage questions, don't just ask them. It is difficult for coaches to know what players understand. Coaches must encourage and praise those who ask.…
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Added by Jack Perconte on November 7, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

American Meritocracy Is Killing Youth Sports

American Meritocracy Is Killing Youth Sports

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Added by Bill Stanton on November 7, 2018 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Baseball Coaching Best Practices

Youth sports coaching - Don't forget these, too.

 
Create a learning environment. Learning comes from using many of the players’ senses - seeing, hearing, and feeling. Some players are visual learners, some audio and most experiential. Many players are a combination of all those. Coaches must provide helpful…
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Added by Jack Perconte on November 6, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Coaching tips of day - Don't forget the little things

Baseball Coaching tips of the day
Some of these are overlooked by youth coaches - don't be that…
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Added by Jack Perconte on November 5, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Success - Define It

Baseball coaching tips of the day
 
We often think of…
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Added by Jack Perconte on November 2, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Yes, More Responsibilities

Baseball Coaching tips of the Day

 
Other coaching responsibilities you must attend to:
* Help kids deal with adults who steal the show.
This situation is…
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Added by Jack Perconte on November 1, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Coaching tips of the day - Stay Attentive to the Little Things

Coaches - Stay on top of these. Once these things start they spread and get out of hand.…
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Added by Jack Perconte on October 31, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Pitch command comes from opening your front shoulder.

How your body works.

  • Your hips and shoulders want to stay over one another.
  • With both feet on the ground, you’re able to twist your hips and your shoulders will follow.
  • When perched on one leg, without resistance the ground, it’s physically impossible to rotate just your hips.

The flawless command you want.

The ability to start your delivery by opening your front shoulder begins with you ending your front leg lift with your…

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Added by L.A. "Skip" Fast on October 31, 2018 at 12:27pm — 4 Comments

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