Category Archives: hitting

Type 1 Diabetes

What is Type 1 Diabetes? Good question! Here ya go Diabetes (medically known as diabetes mellitus) is the name given to disorders in which the body has trouble regulating its blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels. There are two major types of … Continue reading

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Any Proud Parents?

If there are any proud parents out there, I have the Facebook page for you.  Evolution of baseball Its loaded with bragging parents and players from across the country. If you are a baseball nut come over and look at … Continue reading

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To Be successful

I tell my players all kinds of motivational, go get ’em speeches I can think of. I always try to mix them up but these two were the most popular. “To be successful, you have to see your self being successful” “Think positive things … Continue reading

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Teaching How To Run

The reason most kids are slow is because of poor mechanics. I always say Bailey runs like he has 2×4’s on his feet”. I also thought it was something I couldn’t fix. But just like anything else I’ve taught, I broke out the video … Continue reading

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First Base

First base has many more complicated parts to it, then just catching a ball thrown to them! A first basemen has to constantly be aware of his surroundings and his position on the field. Too many first basemen get caught watching the … Continue reading

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Fielding a Bunt

The most important part of the game in my opinion is bunting. You have to get them down correctly when needed and we have to be able to defend them as well. Here are some quick tips  

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Ball players are made, Part II

Just like anything written, there will be the critics. So after I wrote my post about ball players needing to be motivated I get an email from  a reader, saying “little leaguers” (american) want it just as bad as any … Continue reading

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Meet The Daubers

I have opened this website for bragging parents, players and coaches. Well, a team from East Texas jumped at the chance. This team has some VERY proud parents who flooded my face book page, so it feels like I know … Continue reading

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Am I in or Out?

I have been asked this question since late August. What am I going to do about this upcoming baseball season. Anyone who knows my beliefs, knows they aren’t what our leagues here believe. We dont have the option to join any league … Continue reading

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Expect The Best

I stole this from my mom!! Us girls..Our Views

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Re Inventing Baseball!

I have had a couple personal emails now, asking about the seminar put on by Paul Reddick. I know I said I would write about it and I am. Its just a major topic and I have a lot to … Continue reading

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Get Yourself Recruited

I have brought this up several times and I will keep bringing it up. This is the MOST important thing we can do as parents, to get our kids noticed. Dont let the talent and all the HARD work, you … Continue reading

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Fire up the troops!!

Heres a couple more good battle cries!! Some want it to happen, Some wish it would happen, Others make it happen. Good. Better. Best. Never let it rest, until your good is better and your better is best. There is … Continue reading

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Small Ball

Bunting is the most important part of the offense! The defense MUST respect the bunt!! Whether your a homerun hitter or not, you must be able to drop down a bunt when called upon. There are two main reasons why bunting is … Continue reading

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Ezra “EZ” Baier

These are the articles and players, I like to run into! I have been talking to his mom (and reading articles from, Highlands today, NEWERAPROGRESS.com, NELSONCOUNTYTIMES.com, ETC, and she has one great ball player! Quotes pulled “We ran into a … Continue reading

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Control the Chaos

As coaches, we need to sneak in some “learning” fundamentals, while the kids are having fun. The best drill in my opinion is letting hitters hit off the T, while the others field it. I act as a pitcher for the slow … Continue reading

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Another good one from Eric

Heres another good year end review from Eric Cressey! This one is a good one. These are the ones he said, he had the most fun writing The best stuff that was fun to write.

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Under Armour

What do these players all have in common?     So what do they all have in common? Other then the fact they all played for me and are AWESOME players, they are ALL Clenching their teeth. What does that mean? Two bad … Continue reading

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learning stages

As far as Ive been coaching!!! long time!!! I have worked with kids at every age from 4-17. There is one thing that they ALL have in common! The learning stages. Mike Epstein broke it down rather nicely for me. But … Continue reading

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Not done yet!

I just wanted to thank everyone who comes here! This is the 7th week since the first post and as of right now, 1037 people have come here. That breaks down to 148 per week 21 per day. And its … Continue reading

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