Memories

Memories

As we continue our philosophical blogs — happens a lot when a real season isn’t going on. Our youth baseball season in Northern VA is in the state tournament now but for everyone else it’s not much until the fall. I am running some practices to get some good...
Reflections from Two Ballparks

Reflections from Two Ballparks

This week I got to go to a Nats game with some glorious seats at Club Level and also a game at my hometown of Johnson City, TN, at what used to be Cardinals Park in the Appalachian League.  I love watching the precision of the big leaguers — I will say the game...
Throwing Exercises

Throwing Exercises

If you want your kid to throw farther and faster – and pitching is the thing all kids want to do we need CORE MUSCLES Shoulder muscles LEG muscles Most people think throwing is with your arms.  It isn’t – if you throw right you are building all the force and momentum...
Be Like Reggie

Be Like Reggie

Anyone old enough to remember the A’s–Yankees playoffs 1977 Game 6 – I’ll never forget.  I was 12.  My parents told me to go to bed.  I kept the TV on soft – I couldn’t turn it off. Reggie Jackson blasted a HR on a line shot early in the game.  Later he faced a...
Hitting and the Strong Side

Hitting and the Strong Side

What follows now is a discussion that makes me feel like I’m giving away the nuclear codes.   Getting the hang of this took me a LOT of time of watching videos of major leaguers, frame by frame analysis, talking to college hitting coaches.  This is solid gold if you...

Welcome to T-ball in 2021!!!!

Recent analysis of traffic to the site suggests that our number one page these days is stuff on Coaching T-ball.  Makes us think that a lot of you are just getting your first T-ball team around now.  Maybe you’ve played high school ball, maybe your a dad whose league...
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