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Best Christmas Gifts For a Baseball Player

Searching For Christmas Gifts For a Baseball Player? Join the thousands of people who follow Baseball Brains on Twitter! We think one of the best Christmas gifts you could possible buy a baseball player would be to hook them up with some great coaches and training advice.  There is no better gift […]

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Private Baseball Lessons – Good or Bad?

Hey guys, I think winter is the perfect time to write about private baseball lessons a little bit because a lot of players are getting them this time of year.  I would like to start by saying that Baseball Brains coaches give a lot of private lessons, year round.  So then we […]

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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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Nothing Happens Until Foot Strike? Wrong!

Pitching Advise is Rampant, Make Sure You’re Following The Good Stuff I keep hearing things on the internet that I don’t believe, and I don’t have it in me to stop listening.  To say I’m addicted to baseball information, especially about pitching, would be like saying fresh cut infield smells good.  Heck […]

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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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Trick or Treat? Do You Know Which One That Internet Coach Is?

    I spend a fair amount of time on twitter (follow us here!) and I’ve read a ton of articles from a ton of coaches on the internet.  I do this because I want to learn, I’m looking for a nugget out there somewhere that I haven’t heard before, or that […]

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Having Trouble Throwing Strikes? Learn To Dance!

Learn to Throw Strikes The Old Fashioned Way I’ve never been a good dancer, but I think it’s cool to watch somebody that is.  There’s one element in particular that pitching coaches can, and should, borrow from the graceful world of dancing; rhythm.  If a pitcher is having trouble throwing strikes, this […]

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Staying Positive On The Baseball Field Part 4 – Take a Break

Tips For Staying Positive On The Baseball Field In the constant search for an edge in this great game we play, staying positive is a must.  Whenever we let frustration or anger get in the way of our progress, we’re doing a disservice to our development.  There will be ups and downs […]

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Hitting Drill For More Power – The Happy Gilmore

Hey Guys, Today I wanted to write about a hitting drill that I see a lot, and often think is misused. First of all, if we want to hit the ball with more power, we need to involve our body more.  This means getting our legs involved and incorporating a very athletic […]

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