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A Pitching Drill to Make Every Pitch Count

Pitching is a skill that’s practiced a ton, yet when pitchers have to make that “one pitch” they often struggle. Discover a drill to help pitchers make each pitch count. Too often pitching practice is an unsupervised time when pitchers throw tons...

 

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How Cool Are You?

It's that time of the year when your team has no doubt had some good games, and some bad ones. If this sounds familiar, then be aware that your behavior plays a key role in how your season ends. It's getting hot,...

 

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3 Steps to the Original Slap

Long before there was the Running Slap there was a great offensive weapon used by right handed hitters called the Slap or the Slug Bunt. Discover why it's still a great weapon and how it can help expand the defense to...

 

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A World Series Shortstop Drill

A play that is seared in my mind is in the 2008 World Series, Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Jason Bartlett made an unbelievable play fielding the ball beyond 2nd base, and while moving toward centerfield he threw the Phillies runner...

 

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To Block or Not to Block

Are too many balls getting past your catcher so that runners are either taking extra bases or worse yet - scoring? It could be that your pitcher has an awesome drop ball, or that your catcher needs to learn the Keys...

 

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Getting to Know You

Does your team ever struggle to get along? Could they stand to be more competitive? Do any of your players ever suffer from a lack of focus and concentration? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then check out...

 

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Great Fielding Drill Under Pressure

Having great infielders during practice isn’t enough to help us win games – we need those players to play great under pressure and this drill really helps with that! Learn a great drill called the Around the World drill to help...

 

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