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How to Choose the Right Size Bat

By Alex Flanagan, I Love To Watch You Play 04/25/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Put the knob of the bat at the center of your child’s chest; he or she should be able to reach out and grab the barrel of the bat.

Essential Movement Skills for the Baseball Athlete

By Phil Loomis, Athletes Acceleration 04/25/2018, 12:00pm CDT

The ability to explode out of a base rotation is often where the play is made and you can increase their opportunities even more by getting athletes comfortable with the lateral run which we’ll cover next.

Pros and Cons of Each Baseball Swing

By Doug Bernier, Pro Baseball Insider 04/24/2018, 12:00pm CDT

The result should be more hard hit balls, being able to see the ball longer and being more adjustable in your swing. 

The Importance of Setting Clear Expectations

By Isaac Hess, CoachUp Nation 04/23/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Your response can help you learn how to not strike out again in the future, so long as you are consistently allocating your focus towards the positive and what is coming next, rather than what has happened in the past.

Three Simple Tips for Faster Baseball Relays

By Doug Bernier, Pro Baseball Insider 04/23/2018, 12:00pm CDT

We actually would like our feet to be turned in the direction that we’re throwing, as the ball’s in the air, so we can catch it and just continue the flight of the ball.

Receiving Drills for Catchers

By Doug Bernier, Pro Baseball Insider 04/18/2018, 12:00pm CDT

The first thing to think about is where do you want to catch the ball in your glove? You want to catch it in the pocket. More specifically, we can train that by using a barehand receiving drill for catchers.

Joey Votto’s Top Baseball Hitting Tips for Youth

By Doug Bernier, Pro Baseball Insider 04/16/2018, 12:00pm CDT

"I feel a lot of the best hitters, whenever they practice or whenever they hit their best bullet, it's a ball that’s on a line and a ball that has backspin."

Little League Baseball Code of Conduct

By Gail Sessoms, LiveStrong 04/02/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Players must respect umpires, coaches, managers and other players and demonstrate good sportsmanship

Dad, What Have You Learned?

By Mark Maguire, CoachUp Nation 03/30/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Hopefully you’ve learned the difference between your dreams and your child’s dreams, and that you can’t instill your dreams upon them.

Dad, what have we learned about ourselves? And more importantly, how are we applying what we’ve learned?

How Baseball Teaches Players to Overcome Failure

By Positive Coaching Alliance 03/30/2018, 11:45am CDT

Minnesota Twins President Dave St. Peter explains how leaders need to allow their players or employees to make mistakes and take risks

Minnesota Twins President Dave St. Peter discusses how the best hitters in baseball fail about seven out of 10 times, which is a great example of how baseball teaches life skills, because players learn to overcome adversity and failure.

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