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Baseball Pitching: The Knee Drill – with a Twist!

Baseball Pitching: The Knee Drill – with a Twist! Today I want to share with you a fantastic Knee Drill that will improve your players throwing and pitching mechanics.  By putting players on their knees, players can really get the feel of...
2014-12-20 14:48:13

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Beginner Basketball Drills: Basic Footwork & Ball Handling for Young Athletes

Beginner Basketball Drills: Basic Footwork & Ball Handling for Young Athletes Footwork Drill This is a great drill to introduce your young athletes to the footwork mechanics of basketball. Take a piece of chalk and, on the ground, write/draw some...
2014-12-20 14:16:52

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Baserunning Drills: From 1st Base to Home Plate

Baserunning Drills: From 1st Base to Home Plate Have you ever asked how you can become a better base runner? The answer isn’t as simple as being fast.  It’s also about being smarter on the base paths.  At all times, you need to know the...
2014-12-12 00:21:22

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Tee Hitting Drills for Off-Season Training and Conditioning

Tee Hitting Drills for Off-Season Training and Conditioning Hitting the ball off a tee can make you a better batter. In fact, the #1 best batting drill for maintenance on your swing is working off the tee. Why? Because taking the same, continuous...
2014-12-11 22:28:46

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Reacting To Pressure & a Ballhandling and Dribbling Drill Video

Reacting To Pressure & a Ballhandling and Dribbling Drill Video The ability to see pressure coming from the defense, to calmly find the opening and execute your offense is an extremely valuable skill. Most players will panic when they see the...
2014-12-11 17:22:43

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Softball Speed Drills: The Explosive Power Pack

  Straight-ahead speed. Quickness. Agility. Balance. These are all skills that you need to be able to play better softball. If we can make better athletes, we can make better softball players. Softball Speed Drills: The Explosive Power Pack Softball...
2014-12-06 21:46:28

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How To Use A Running Grid In Baseball Conditioning (10 Conditioning Drill Ideas!)

There are a hundred different drills you can do with a running grid. In today’s blog post, we are demonstrating some great conditioning drill sets and ideas that make excellent use of the Running Grid. Implement these conditioning drill ideas...
2014-12-04 14:01:29

Posted an entry on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips
5 Killer Transition Offense Drill Sets (w/ video break-downs!)

Check out these 5 Transition Offense drill ideas that will help your players gain the skills necessary to achieve successful transition offense! Transition offense is most often fueled by fast break plays. While this is often as a result of a steal...
2014-12-04 12:57:35

Posted an entry on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips
Executing the Perfect Layup PLUS 2 Killer Lay-Up Drill Videos!

The lay-up is the most basic and the first shot you should learn in basketball.  While the lay-up appears to be an easy shot, It’s not as easy as it look.  Many young players have difficulty implementing the correct footwork with the ball...
2014-11-21 12:13:11

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Working Over The Shoulder & Fielding Fly Balls

Working Over The Shoulder & Fielding Fly Balls You want your players to understand the concept that a fly ball will go up, and it will go down, virtually drawing an imaginary line in the sky. And you want your players to understand that they have...
2014-11-13 18:01:42

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Baseball Catchers Practice Plan: The “Gold Glove” Workout

Baseball Catchers Practice Plan: The “Gold Glove” Workout Check out this awesome set of baseball catchers practice drills that will give your catcher a “Gold Glove” workout and watch your catcher’s skills improve in no time!...
2014-11-13 12:10:54

Posted an entry on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips
What is Turnover Fast Break Offense? PLUS Drill Training Video!

Fast breaks are most often the result of a good defensive play such as a steal, off a block or a missed shot by the other team.  During the Fast break, a team attempts to move the ball up court and into scoring position as quickly as possible, so...
2014-11-13 00:26:37

Posted an entry on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips
Spread & Spacing and the “Long & Low” Triple Threat Drill

Spread & Spacing and the “Long & Low” Triple Threat Drill Spacing is a very big part of offense. You want players to learn to spread and space on the court. The ball is a magnet for younger players, so you need to start teaching them...
2014-11-06 14:29:36

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Short Distance Batting Practice Drills for Bat Speed & Power

What is Bat Speed? Bat Speed: Bat speed is measured in miles per hour (MPH) and considers only the highest speed of the bat head (peak ve­locity) through the hitting zone. Only the best hitters reach their highest bat speed just PRIOR to contact...
2014-11-06 11:48:46

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Softball Coaching: Creating a Softball Fielding Practice Plan

As a coach, when you’re working on the defensive game, the key is to make sure you always go through a progression of drills before you start actual game situation drills. In today’s blog post, we quickly break down how to create a...
2014-11-06 11:12:16

Posted an entry on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips
Basketball Video Tutorial: How To Teach The Quick Stop

A quick stop is the technique of hopping from one foot, and landing on 2 feet in triple threat position . In today’s basketball video blog post, we are breaking down a quick and easy way to teach the quick stop to your players! Basketball Video...
2014-10-30 17:37:27

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Pitching Fault: Correcting Balance

In today’s video blog post, we are talking about another common pitching fault and ways to correct it! Today, I want to talk about the concept of getting to your front side in Balance Phase 3. Pitching Fault:  Correcting Balance Getting to...
2014-10-30 16:43:21

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VIDEO DRILL: Softball Fielding and Transitioning to the Throw

Softball Fielding and Transitioning to the Throw The athletic position of the body plays a big role in quick transitions to your throw. In today’s video blog post, we are discussing softball fielding and how to quickly and efficiently...
2014-10-29 01:10:00

Posted an entry on Basketball Drills | Basketball Plays | Basketball Practice Tips
“Spread and Space” Team Offense Drill

“Spread and Space” Team Offense Drill One way you can teach younger players is to drill them on skills, and then play games with those skills later. With younger players, its better to play a modified game that points out what...
2014-10-17 15:28:17

Posted an entry on Softball Spot
SOFTBALL VIDEO TUTORIAL: Finding The Rhythm In YOUR Swing!

A body in motion can react for quickly than one that is not… Rhythm doesn’t just happen – it has to be created. Rhythm and Timing is an important factor to creating fluidity in the swing. Check out this awesome softball video tutorial that...
2014-10-17 13:20:52


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