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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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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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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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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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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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Power of Touch!

After you watch this, I will give you the reason I brought it up!!               The most important thing on any team of mine is, camaraderie. If the team doesn’t play as a whole, They aren’t worth a whole lot! I have been … Continue reading

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Get in the Zone!

I have been throwing some mental things up lately because to me, it’s the most important thing to overcome. You have to have your mind right, to achieve your maximum potential One of the best ways I have found to … 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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Know the rules

As far as coaching is concerned, you need to know the rules. Im a BIG fan of catching other teams off guard. The easiest way to accomplish this is to, KNOW ALL THE RULES!!! There are different rules for different … Continue reading

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Thank you and keep coming

I had been kicking the idea of this website around for quite some time. I was nervous about throwing everything I believe in, out to the the public for judgment. Nothing on this website is the “traditional” way, of looking at sports and today’s athlete. In … Continue reading

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Im being watched

So I posted an article about The Core, last week and I wake up to email from Eric Cressey about core exercises. I didnt know if it was a coincidence or not. So I posted an article about Pickle juice, … Continue reading

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