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4 Qualities Every Pitcher Needs

Pitching can be a confusing skill for pitchers and for coaches, so let’s simplify it all. Instead of thinking about a million different mechanics, learn 4 qualities that every pitcher needs. I saw a stat from this year’s WCWS that was shocking - 52%...

 

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Practice – Planning

When planning your practices be sure to teach skills based on a progression going from easiest and building up to hardest. Take individual defense - the progression would be: First teach your players to Catch & Throw, then Catch &...

 

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Are You Teaching the Whole Elephant?

If you focus on mechanics and are still frustrated that your players can’t perform simple skills in games, I‘ve got a solution for you. You might be surprised to learn that the answer lies with 6 blind guys and an elephant. I...

 

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2 Keys to Improve Your Slapper

Learn two critical slapping keys that one of the best slapping coaches in the country recently shared with me. Having slappers in your lineup can wreak havoc with the defense, but only if those slappers can put the ball in play,...

 

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