This week was a little lighter than many other weeks in terms of quantity, but the quality of the tips was top-notch. From hitting, pitching, fielding and base running tips to attitude adjustments and how to get recruited, there's a little bit of something for everyone in this week's top baseball tips ...
Improve Your Fastball - Coach Ron Rivera provides two solid drills that will help pitchers throw harder.
What is the Ideal Finishing Position for Hitters? - Coach Justin discusses the debate about the ideal finishing position for a swing. It's not necessarily how you finish, but how you get there that matters.
Getting a Lead from First Base - Coach Juan Rivera shows you the things you should be doing BEFORE you even think about taking a lead from first base.
Where to Position Yourself for Righties and Lefties - Dan Blewett breaks out his whiteboard, showing first basemen and third basemen where they should be positioned for right handed vs. left handed hitters.
Reaching Your Full Potential - What NOT to Do! - Coach Justin points out 5 things that prevent players from reaching their full potential and that can keep them from getting recruited. HINT: None of them have anything to do with your ability or mechanics!
How to Get Recruited - Matt Antonelli discusses the best ways of getting recruited. He discusses travel ball, college camps and individual showcases and why each is either good or bad for getting recruited, depending on your choices.
Common Hitting Mistakes You Don't Want to Make - Coach Justin points out numerous mistakes that hitters make that rob them of power and consistency and how to correct those mistakes.