Having A Pitch Plan

Having A Pitch Plan

How many times within a game do you as a coach ask yourself this question: Why is my pitcher throwing that pitch in that situation? We wonder numerous times throughout games how can pitch selection be so misguided. Therefore, a generic “pitch plan” is important, not...
Batting Fundamentals

Batting Fundamentals

1.   Don’t grip your bat at the very end. Leave, say, an inch or two. Also, leave at least an inch or more space between your hands; that gives you balance and control of bat, and also keeps hands from interfering with each other during the swing. 2.   Take position...
Bunt Young, Bunt Often

Bunt Young, Bunt Often

Bunting is a very big part of the game of baseball. And when a bunt is laid down the right way, it is very difficult to defend. I have always been big on bunting and feel it can be taught at a young age. There are basically two types of bunts: the square bunt and the...
Power Pitching

Power Pitching

Using power pitching mechanics, Giants’ Tim Lincecum at 5’10” 170 lbs. throws 95-100 mph. In this article, I’ll present some of my observations on what Tim Lincecum does that make his pitching mechanics able to generate power. First of all, one...

Baseball Pitching Delivery

In baseball pitching, the extension of the arm is an important feature of the good pitch and a good pitching delivery. Making sure that the arm is not overextended is integral to a great play. Coaches can position the pitchers in front of a strong surface and while...

5 Pro Baseball Tips to Make You a Better Hitter

When it comes to getting better in the batter’s box, a solid fundamental core of correct hitting mechanics is the key to success. Here are 5 pro baseball hitting tips that will give you a solid foundation for being a great hitter. Make a hitting plan:  Plan out a...