Category Archives: Practice Plans

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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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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Best Tips For Baseball Workouts

  Working out for baseball requires a good plan. This is a new series on Baseball Brains where we will lay out the keys to developing a good plan for baseball workouts.   Like many of the most important parts of rising to a high level in baseball, it all starts with a […]

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Tips To Prevent Pitching Injuries

You can’t reduce the risk of pitching injuries to zero. We are huge believers in healthy arms, and everything we do is based on the principle that good health is priority number one.  Having said that, there will always be a risk involved in pitching from a mound, especially when high velocities […]

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Drills For Pitching: Quarterbacks

  We’re always looking for great pitching drills. Wherever we are, whatever we’re doing, our eyes and ears are open for new ideas about how to make pitchers better.  One great set of drills that we use for pitchers is called quarterbacks.  It’s no secret where it got its’ name and it’s […]

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How To Increase SPEED On The Baseball Field

  Don’t Just Practice What You’re Already Good At, Eliminate Weakness All coaches want their players to continually get better as the season progresses. I think that’s basically accepted as a universal coaching truth. Unfortunately, a lot of coaches do not run their team in a way that actually makes that possible. […]

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Why Goals For Baseball Are Crucial – Part 2

Setting Goals For Baseball If you missed part one of our series on setting goals for baseball, here it is: Why Goals For Baseball Are Crucial – Part 1 We’ve established that goals are important for our baseball practices, so let’s continue to examine some of the reasons why: #2: They give the coach […]

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Baseball Coaches Need To Focus Too

If you’re anything like me (and if you’re reading this I assume you are), you run across a million pieces of advice about baseball coaching and drills for players, and you’re not quite sure who to believe or what to use. I wrote an article about how a lot of online coaches […]

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Tips For Making Baseball Practice More Intense Part 2

Making Baseball More Intense Is Smart Making a baseball practice more intense is very important to develop players who are mentally tough and ready to compete at a high level.  This is part two in our series of how to do it. If you missed our first entry in this series on […]

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How To Set Goals For Baseball

I think goals are the best way to get better at something.  So many guys that I see in the cages day to day are working hard, but not necessarily getting better.  In fact, I’ve seen plenty of them get worse from day to day, because they’re taking a ton of bad […]

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