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High Reps, Quick Hands Defensive Drill

Here’s a great drill to improve your infielder’s movement, quickness and short throws. Maximize reps while minimizing throws. Arms get tired and sore this time of year so increasing defensive reps while limiting throws is a challenge. Having the right touch on throws...

 

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Defense – Read the Play

In football, they teach the quarterback to read the defense while his feet are moving and that once his feet stop moving it's time to throw. In other words, know where your likely play is before you make it. We...

 

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Defense – Calm Minds

To help your defense make better plays get your defensive players to calm down their minds. The offense wants the defense to have busy and hectic minds filled with hesitation and confusion. Instead drill your players while on defense to...

 

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7 Ways to Win More Games

Everybody wants to win more games, but not everybody has great pitching or power hitting. What if winning wasn’t based on that, but instead, on 7 key measurables.   Use my Team Production Worksheet to see how your team stacks up with...

 

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3 Ways to Win the Close Ones

Even with incredible pitching, tight games will come down to a single play resulting in the difference of a single run. Is your defense ready? Check out 3 ways to improve your defense and win more close games. When your defense boots...

 

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Defensive Strategy: Fielding Tip

Teach your Left and Right fielders that anytime a ball is hit between where they're playing and the foul line, that the ball is going to keep moving toward the line. Too often outfielders chase a ball like this and...

 

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Rundowns

Rundowns occur at different times throughout the season and our teams could really benefit from being better at them. Here are a few tips on how to improve your Rundows: Always follow your throw (instead of backpeddling to where you came...

 

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