Category Archives: Coaching

What To Do When a Coach Isn’t Playing You

Talking To a Coach Isn’t Always Easy It can be very difficult to openly and honestly talk to a coach.  For one thing, a lot of coaches don’t ever make themselves available for that kind of conversation.  Some coaches believe that being open and speaking with a player in an honest way […]

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Coaching Youth Baseball Starts With Instilling Passion

Priorities Must Be Right When Coaching Youth Baseball There are two goals that should be always present when coaching youth baseball: Put the athletes on the best possible path to develop the skills they need to continue playing baseball at the next level. Promote and support a love for baseball in each […]

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Create A More Intense Batting Practice – Practice Reaction

Intense In Practice Equals Relaxed In Games We write an awful lot about the benefits of adding intensity to your baseball practices.  There are several articles on this blog about the subject, and you should check them out when you get a chance. This article, and the many that will follow in […]

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How To Add Rhythm To Your Pitching Motion: Part 2

Pitching With Rhythm is Very Important Pitching with rhythm is very important for pitchers of all ages.  It allows them to use their body correctly and efficiently.  It creates a good flow to the game and keeps them on track, and it also lets the pitcher and catcher get into a good […]

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Intense Baseball Practice Ideas

  Creating intense baseball practices is something a lot of coaches struggle with.  They want to prepare their players for game action, but so much of baseball just doesn’t lend itself very well to high intensity. In our first two articles on the subject we discussed timing your everyday drills to add […]

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Baseball Lessons From The Stock Market?

Baseball Lessons From The Stock Market? You may not think that there are any connections between investing in the stock market and training to be a baseball player, but I would certainly beg to differ. Here’s lesson #1 that baseball players can take from Wall Street:  You’ve Got To Think Long Term […]

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Guest Article: A Bone Worth Picking

A Bone Worth Picking, Why Baseball is Not A Game of Failure By: Casey Fisk Casey Fisk is the owner of Fisk Performance Training in Grand Rapids Michigan.  His website and training facility should be visited by anybody who is serious about gaining baseball knowledge and elite physical preparedness.  He is a […]

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Early Specialization vs. Multiple Sports

Early Specialization Vs. Playing Multiple Sports Baseball Brains contributes writing to many websites and blogs across the internet, and we like to bring it to the attention of our readers when we do. Recently we wrote an article for Cleat Geeks on whether young athletes should specialize in one sport or play […]

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Develop A Practice Plan For Pitchers

  Pitchers Need Practice Too How to create a practice plan for pitchers without changing much at all about what you’re already doing. In many youth baseball and high school baseball practices, it is very difficult to carve out time for the pitchers to get their work in.  After the everyday practice […]

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How To Coach Hitting In Youth Baseball

  Wondering How To Coach Hitting? It All Starts With One Thing… Hitting is a very difficult thing to do, especially for a young kid.  So an article about how to coach hitting can be tough to write.  There are so many pieces to hitting a baseball that it’s hard to know […]

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