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Proper Pitching Mechanics

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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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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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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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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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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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Mike Epstein

  Before I start posting hitting articles, I want to familiarize you, with the guy who changed my hitting approach. Mike Epstein This guy was taught by the best (Ted Williams), Now he teaches the things he was taught. I … Continue reading

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Update!

The long toss article is going to be too long, to be on here! What I will do is create a PDF. Get your Adobe falsh upgrade or whatever you need to do! You wont want to miss this…

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Long Toss

  What side of the fence am I on? The science part, OBVIOUSLY!!! I will be bringing up A LOT of serious names and claims by the end of the weekend. Instead of making it a two or three parter, It … 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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Squish the bug?

If you  read my post the other day about practice makes perfect, you know Im big on teaching “cues” to players. Well, squish the bug is NOT one of them. DO NOT TEACH THIS!! This is the worst cue to … Continue reading

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Ancient Japanese secret!

I hope everyone woke up and drank water first thing this morning, 1.5 liters (5,6 glasses). That is before you brushed your teeth, washed your face etc….. And then we all waited, 45 minutes before we ate ANYTHING! No one did? … Continue reading

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The truth about fish oils

So we grew being told that fish was brain food. Well unless its doused with Tarter sauce, I’m not eating it. Thank god for fish oil pills, right! Well NOT SO FAST!!! I ran across this article from, Jayson Hunter, RD, … 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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Pronation

What is pronation, you ask? Well thats a great question and Im glad you brought it up!! Pronation Is what your elbow does after you throw something. Basically, what we are doing with with our wrist is, “turning a doorknob” … Continue reading

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I Gotta Guy!!!

Actually, I have several!! I have a guy in every category you can think of when it comes to anything sports related. Heres a good one, from my “speed” guy, Alex Maroko (the truth about Quickness). He specializes in basketball and speed.  He sends … Continue reading

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Arm Deceleration

You need to understand the importance of strengthening your back side. You MUST have the breaking power in your backside, to allow your front side, to perform at its peak. This drill done correctly, can “on average”, increase of your fastball by … Continue reading

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