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Don't Let Them Score
In today's day and age, I find that we have a strong urge to overcomplicate things. With the technology that we have it can be a blessing and a curse at times. We often find ourselves so caught up in angles, and lines, and x's and o's, that…
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Hitting is hard! Really hard!!
Anything where someone who fails 70% is considered really good must be fairly difficult.
I know hitting is hard, that's why I became a pitcher at the age of 9. Back from the get-go, I was like, "wow, this hitting thing is not…Continue
Added by Jonah Bayliss on June 9, 2014 at 9:28am — No Comments
What do all you guys think about the pitching camps that are at the so called elite level. Ron Wolforth, Brent pericieu, Dick Mills, Lance Wheeler, the list is bigger, Tom House. these camps are expensive and if you study they are all different. What are your thoughts, worth the money or not, And if so how do you know if your kid is at the level to justify the expense.
i have my own opinions but curious of others. I see kids at these camps that have NO chance of even…Continue
Do you want to know what THE, number one, key to success and continuing development is?
The ability to listen, and a willingness to have an open mind and make adjustments.
Done. Case closed. If you're already arguing, you're proving my point.
At the major league level,…Continue
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Updated: May 31, 2014, 12:22 PM ET
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(this was an article I submitted to a local paper after watching one of the most amazing games I've seen in a long time)
It's Alive! It's Alive!!!
by Jonah Bayliss
Last night I sat down to watch a baseball game. After the sun went down, the temperature dropped considerably and the air became far too brisk for my thin t-shirt.
Yet, as I sat on a cold bleacher amongst a substantial crowd, I began to notice my hands clenching the bench seat…Continue
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During the past few years there has been an “epidemic” rise in the number of professional pitchers requiring ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (“Tommy John surgery”).1 This is like déjà vu, as a similar sharp rise was seen in adolescent pitchers near the turn of the century.2,3 These two rises are indeed connected; that…Continue
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David Mendell, a freelance writer and former reporter for the Chicago Tribune, coaches Oak Park Youth Baseball outside Chicago.
The shortstop ranged nimbly to his right, scooped up a sharp grounder and unleashed a strong…
Baseball is a game of small intricacies and mini battles. Within the overall war between two teams, there are several smaller battles taking place on a more personal level. …Continue
Why is it, that it seems like the best thing we humans are good at, is taking something so simple and joyous, like the game of baseball, and make it as complex as possible?
Holding Runner/Controlling the Running Game
In today's game, you'll see kids at the youth…Continue
Added by Jonah Bayliss on May 27, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
In this episode, podcast host and former MLB pitcher, Jonah Bayliss, discusses his opinions on Strike Zone Approach/Strategy and Holding Runners. Being aggressive in the strike zone and controlling the running game doesn't have to be complicated. Here are a few tips to help simplify your approach and free you mind up to operate more efficiently.…Continue
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Offering training in all aspects of the games on the field and at our indoor facility in Longwood, FL. For more information and registration, visit our website at www.orlandobaseballlessons.com. …Continue
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Here's another question that I get all the time. "What stretches should I do before I pitch?"
Let me tackle that loaded subject with a couple of references, and one personal take on the subject.
Stretching does NOT increase performance, and…Continue
Added by Jonah Bayliss on May 22, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
Here is audio of a high school baseball coach talking with his team in the locker room after a game.
Warning: The language is harsh.
Here's my question: Is this acceptable or not? Listen and give your thoughts.
Here's the news…Continue
Today Pete Hoyt joins us to talk about:
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