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The Mental Game of Baseball Hitting

The Mental Game of Baseball Hitting Yogi Berra once said “You can’t hit and think at the same time.”  Trust and confidence in the swing is gained through dedicated practice and game experience, swing repetition and recall. An...
2014-09-18 23:10:17

Posted an entry on Baseball Tutorials
Baseball Hitting and Knowing the Pitch Count

In today’s video blog post, we are talking about baseball hitting and explore the importance of paying attention to your opponents habits and patterns, knowing the pitch count and adjusting accordingly. Baseball Hitting and Knowing the Pitch...
2014-09-11 13:00:11

Posted an entry on Softball Spot
Softball Pitching: Up Pitches & The Low and High Rise Ball

What makes the Rise Ball a very effective tool is if your pitcher can throw it at different heights. A low rise ball is very effective for a first pitch strike or to use to come back when you are behind. The batter is often fooled into thinking it is...
2014-09-09 18:27:33

Posted an entry on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips
“Defending the Back Cut” Basketball Defense Drill

This is an excellent drill to stress the importance of keeping space between the defender and offensive player. It creates the situation where, if the space rule is not followed, you can be back cut very easily. This basketball defense drill is fast...
2014-09-08 18:11:38

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Baseball Hitting Tips: 8 Steps to Preparing for Your Game At-Bat!

In today’s video blog post, we have an excellent breakdown of baseball hitting tips to prepare for a successful game at bat. These valuable practices will help your athletes conquer those mental obstacles that are keeping them from achieving...
2014-09-06 01:41:54

Posted an entry on Softball Spot Softball Drills | Softball Practice | Softball Coaching Tips
The Drop Curve Softball Pitching Drill

In today’s video blog post, we are demonstrating the Drop Curve softball pitching drill. You’ll see what the pitch looks like through your hip, ...

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2014-09-04 15:51:49

Posted an entry on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips
Simplified Basketball Team Defense: The Pop Out Drill

The Pop Out Drill for Simplified Basketball Team Defense This is a great drill to work on basketball team defense and defending the basic cuts. There are going to be a lot of different types of cuts in a game, and if your players can identify those...
2014-09-04 15:21:32

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Softball Pitching Drill: The Rope Drill

In today’s video blog post, we are demonstrating a fantastic pitching drill using a rope to create a drop line. This is an excellent pitching drill that allows your pitcher to work with a visual of where she wants the ball to drop. The goal of...
2014-08-20 19:47:04

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Baseball Pitching Drill: The Hockey Puck Drill

In this creative baseball pitching drill, we are going to use a hockey puck! You are probably wondering what do a hockey puck and a baseball have in common? Well, a hockey puck weighs the same as a baseball, so the critical mass of a baseball is...
2014-08-20 18:49:11

Posted an entry on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips
Basketball Zone Play: The Inbounds Box Set

While it is important to teach your players how to play against a zone defense, it’s also very important to have a good basketball zone play in your aresenal to help you beat any zone defense. The Inbounds Box Set is a box zone play that is run...
2014-08-20 18:08:43

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Softball Pitcher Conditioning: Working In Sets

In today’s video blog post, we are talking a little bit about a great tool that you can use with the young kids. It’s called “Working In Sets”, and working in this manner allows your players to be more focused on hitting their...
2014-08-13 23:54:30

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Skillbuilding Pitching Drills: Presetting the Pitch

In today’s video blog post, we’re talking about pitching drills that gives your pitchers an opportunity to work on presetting every pitch. Presetting the pitch is not something that you want to do in a game, because it is strictly used...
2014-08-13 23:20:23

Posted an entry on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips
Five Shooting Five Transition Offense Drill

Most transition offense plays are aggressive and quick, giving the defense no time to establish their defensive positions or protect certain areas of the court. Many teams with faster, smaller players or multiple guards are often better at transition...
2014-08-13 22:26:33

Posted an entry on Football Tutorials
Block Protection: The Ball Cut Tackle Drill

So many times, you’ll see offensive players try to cut you to keep you from getting to the football. We need to give our players some focal points that will help them defeat that block.  You need to teach your players how to take on a block,...
2014-08-13 21:58:09

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Pitching Drill: The Drop Ball from the Mound

In today’s video blog post, we are continuing to work on the Drop Ball Pitch, and throwing full out from the mound. In this pitching drill, your pitchers will work on the drop in and drop out, alternating between each. Pitching Drill: The Drop...
2014-08-10 18:35:23

Posted an entry on Baseball Tutorials
The Knee Drill for Improved Pitching Mechanics

The Knee Drill for Improved Pitching Mechanics Like many of you, I used to hate any drill that didn’t involve total body. But I see too many youngsters who have difficulty understanding the importance of glove in front and closing the gap out...
2014-08-07 00:28:04

Posted an entry on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips
Transition Offense: The Laker 4 Man Drill

In today’s video blog post, I am featuring a killer transition offense drill that will have you seeing winning results in your season! Breaking Down The Laker 4 Man Drill for Transition Offense Begin the drill by tossing the ball off the...
2014-08-06 23:22:56

Posted an entry on Football Tutorials
Breaking Down The Side Line Tackle Drill

So many times as a coach, one of the most frustrating mis-tackles that we see our players make is that tackle when the ball carrier is running own the sideline, and all he really needs to do as a defensive player is force him out of bounds. In this...
2014-08-05 18:09:05

Posted an entry on Baseball Tutorials
The “Play Catch” Throwing Drill for Power & Accuracy

In today’s video blog post, I am sharing a fantastic long toss drill that is basically a game of catch with your players. It’s called the “Play Catch” Progressive Toss Throwing Drill, and it’s an awesome multi-purpose drill. In...
2014-07-30 00:39:45

Posted an entry on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips
Transition Offense: The Hockey Drill

In today’s video blog post, we are featuring a fantastic transition offense drill called “The Hockey Drill”. This is a 3-on-3 Full Court Transition Offense drill, and it’s purpose is to get your players who get the defensive rebounds,...
2014-07-29 23:59:30


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