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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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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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Correct Infield Position

Too often we see little leaguer’s not taking the correct approach to “getting ready” for fielding. These are my four most important! Their body is not in the correct stance for a quick reaction. They get “set” too soon, before the ball … Continue reading

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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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Another Tip from Mike Geary

Heres one where he takes on Diabetes!! If you know someone who is or you are diabetic yourself, This may interest you to know….. I will let Mike take it from here If you missed the newsletter the other day, … 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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We are what we eat?

          One of the biggest keys to a players success, is his diet. It turns out, WE ARE WHAT WE EAT!!! I brought this up the other night on FB. Think about it like this!! Lets … 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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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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How important is the lead off man?

Most people have the assumption that all those first inning runs are given up due to, poor pitching warm up and pre game jitters of the  pitcher, before he “settles in”. I do agree that most coaches do have a … Continue reading

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Winning State

The #1 Confidence book in sports!! Pretty bold statement!! I haven’t bought or read this. Im just passing it along. If somebody has, feel free to give it a review! Winning State

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My boys, Part 3

From start to finish, this was the best group of kids and parents Ive had the pleasure to coach and get to know. Ages of the boys 12 year olds, 4. One missed the whole season and one missed half … Continue reading

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My boys, Part 2

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My boys

Sorry the picture isnt the best, but its been proudley displayed on my wall at work for over a year now! This was the youngest team I have ever coached. The very first couple of practices were tough, but the … Continue reading

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Practice makes perfect!

ABSOLUTELY NOT! Can anyone give me the name of a perfect athlete? Nobody? Not one? Thats because they dont exist!! Nobody has ever done enough practice to be perfect. So why do we say it? Are we setting up kids for … Continue reading

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I can smell it now!

I cant stand winter for many reasons. Mostly for the below freezing temperatures and us not being able to run up to the field at any given moment, for some batting practice or ground balls. But the very most important reason for … Continue reading

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Bragging

I havent put anything into this page yet, but it seams like people are showing interest. It is one of the popular pages on a daily basis….. AND ITS BARE!!!! The “bragging” page is not just for me. If you … Continue reading

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