Online Mental Skills Clinic for Baseball & Softball

Baseball (and most sports, frankly) is just as much about mental preparation as physical ability. Dan Blewett introduces his Online Mental Skills Clinic for Baseball & Softball and what you can expect to get from it.

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Two Traits Hitters Need to Advance to the Next Level

Matt Antonelli says there are two things you need to be able to do to advance to the next level - hit the fastest fastballs in your age group and lay off of bad pitches, particularly breaking balls.

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A Simple Fix If You Are Swinging Late

If you are consistently late with your swing, Matt Antonelli says do this - a simple pre-load move that should help you get the barrel in the zone faster.

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Should Young Pitchers Be Taught The Windup Anymore?

Dan Blewett briefly addresses whether the windup should still be taught to pitchers but mostly discusses the real reason kids aren't throwing strikes from the windup - they don't practice enough!

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Hitters - Don't Try to Create Power With Your Stride!

Matt Antonelli says that trying to create power with your stride makes it very difficult to get your barrel on the ball, especially with breaking pitches.
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The One Year Waiver Rule Changes College Recruiting

Nunio Signore from RPP Baseball interviews recruiting guru, Sam Sharf, about why the change to the one year waiver rule has dramatically affected recruiting. They also discuss how every child is different for when to showcase their skills.
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How to Throw a Pro-Level Changeup - Step by Step Instructions

Dan Blewett provides step by step instructions for how to throw an effective changeup.

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Know These Rules Before Arguing with an Umpire - Part 4

This is Part 4 of the series from Youth Baseball Edge's Rob Tong, interviewing former umpire, Brandon Jackson, about rules every coach should know before arguing with an umpire.

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Why This Year is the Hardest Year To Get Recruited

Matt Antonelli discusses the current college recruiting season and how it is the most difficult one ever to get signed. Recruits will need to do more than ever to land a roster spot right now.

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How to Get Into a Good Hitting Position

Matt Antonelli outlines a couple of key things to focus on to make sure that you are in a good hitting position in order to make solid contact with a pitch.

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The "Love Throwing Program" - Returning Fun to Throwing Again

Dan Blewett just put together a really fun series for people who just love to throw a ball. The 30 day program, which is totally free, is explained and can be gotten here ...

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When Should You Start Your Load?

Watching the Little League World Series this week, I noticed a vast difference between each individual batter's load and when they did it. Matt Antonelli discusses when to load (it changes depending on various variables).

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Catchers - How to Give Signs to Pitchers

Dan Blewett explains how to give signs to pitchers - type of pitch, location, pickoffs and more. He also provides guidance for how to hide your signals.

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How to Steal Bases

Matt Antonelli goes into excellent detail, explaining how to steal bases, including how big your lead to be and things you need to check before ever stepping off the bag.

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Use Your Body's Natural Movements to Your Advantage

Ken Krause says that players often do things that their bodies aren't naturally inclined to do - often because coaches have told them to. He says that sometimes, doing nothing is far more productive than trying something that is unnatural.

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Patience is the Key to Gradual Improvement

Rachel Folden from Elite Fastpitch has one word she wants parents to remember ... "patience". Progress is made in bite sized increments. Expecting too much, too fast leads to disappointment and is a sure-fire way to discourage young players.

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How to Hide Signs from Baserunners

When a runner is on 2nd base, it's easy for them to steal signs from the catcher and relay them to the batter. Dan Blewett shows you how to disguise your signs so that the runner on second does not know what the pitch is.

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How to Perform a Rundown

You'll rarely see rundowns discussed and when you do, coaches often over-complicate things. Matt Antonelli provides great advice on keeping rundowns simple, efficient and error-free.

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Interview With Angels Pitcher Reid Detmers

Eric Cressey interviews Angels pitcher, Reid Detmers, discussing his journey, pitching philosophy, routine and how he developed his pitches.

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Fielding Drills For Young Players

Watch Coach Duke Baxter from Zoned Sports Academy work with a young girl, utilizing simple fielding drills you can do practically anywhere.

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Why the JUCO Route Might Be Right For You

Nunio Signore from RPP Baseball interviews Coach "Bomber" from Sacramento City Community College, discussing their program and why the JUCO route may be ideal for many high school players.

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Hitting Approach - How Your Swing Should Change Based on the Count

This article by Driveline Baseball discusses hitting approach and how your swing and intent should change, based on the count, although it should probably also factor in number of baserunners and how many outs there are.
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Pitchers - How to Signal Your Pitches to Catchers During Warmups

Dan Blewett explains how pitchers signal their pitches to catchers during warmups and why it is important.

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Hitting Lesson - Staying Through the Zone

Steve Nikorak from Zoned Sports Academy works with a young hitter, teaching him proper posture and how to stay through the hitting zone, regardless of pitch speed.

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Know These Rules Before Arguing with an Umpire - Part 3

This is Part 3 of the series from Youth Baseball Edge's Rob Tong, interviewing former umpire, Brandon Jackson, about rules every coach should know before arguing with an umpire.

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