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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
Added by Marty Schupak on June 18, 2019 at 2:15pm — No Comments
Lots of topics covered here by Alex Rodriguez. I'd love to get some feedback from hitting coaches to see what we can use and not use from this video when coaching young players.
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.
Added by L.A. "Skip" Fast on March 15, 2019 at 9:45am — No Comments
By Marty Schupak and www.TBallAmerica.com
Teach players a game of 6 on 6 t-ball.
No gloves. Soft covered ball. A batting tee and drop…Continue
Added by Marty Schupak on December 29, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments
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
Added by Jack Perconte on October 4, 2018 at 6:30pm — No Comments
“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
By following your “biomarkers”, you instantly discover how to make yourself more competitive at your current level and beyond.
Added by L.A. "Skip" Fast on September 4, 2018 at 2:35pm — No Comments
In the middle of it all, the entire, emotional ordeal that would come to define his career, in the midst of the literal storm that was drenching the Eastern Seaboard on the afternoon of Sept. 5, 2006, and the perfect, figurative one that was conspiring at that moment to make him the…Continue
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Q: Does the scholarship amount you offer a player predict his playing time?
A: When we meet with a young man and his family, there’s always two big elephants that walk in the room. And those are, “How much are we going to offer you and how soon can you play?” It’s a conversation about dollar amount and playing time. As important as both of those things are, you should understand that the two of those things…Continue
Added by Will Laurence on March 16, 2018 at 12:39pm — No Comments
The San Diego Force Baseball Team is looking for Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors to complete our roster for the 2018 season. We are a part of the Southern California Summer Collegiate Baseball Team, of which there are seven (7) teams. We will play a schedule of twenty-four (24) conference games and approximately sixteen (16) to twenty (20) non-conference games. We have participated in the NBC World Series in 2016 and 2017...having finished third in…Continue
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Your Base of Support. When standing on two feet, your base of support is the area between your two feet. However, with one foot on the ground, your base of support transfers from your feet to your knees.
Your Base of Support and Gravity.
*This article was originally published in September of 2015 on http://brucasarte.blogspot.com. ; Reposted here because the bulk of the article is still relevant today.
Ah... October... the air is cool, pumpkins are a-plenty and the Major League Baseball postseason is in full swing! Truly, nothing says October like playoff baseball! But in recent years, Major League Baseball has made a number of…
Added by Bruce Sarte on September 3, 2017 at 9:55am — No Comments