Category Archives: High School Baseball

Staying Positive On The Baseball Field Part 3 – Be In The Moment

Staying Positive On The Baseball Field Is Crucial Staying positive in baseball can be very hard.  It’s a game where a lot of negative things happen, and then the players are kind of left to stand around and think about their mistakes.  For example, a hitter goes up to the plate and […]

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How To Pitch So You’re Impossible To Hit

  Hitting Is Hard, But Pitchers Can Make It Even Harder   Everybody is always looking for an edge, some secret way to succeed where others have failed. In baseball it’s a never ending quest.  Looking for clues and reading long pages of statistics to find an advantage that’s escaped everybody else’s […]

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Great Pitching Drill For The Bullpen

A Pitching Drill That Requires Focus and Intensity We’re huge fans of drills which truly prepare our players for the games, and this one does that.  There is far too much time wasted on the field, at the plate, and in the bullpen by players who are just going though the motions. […]

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Coaching Hitting: Balance

Coaching Hitting Starts With Coaching Balance One of the teaching pillars in our hitting training is balance.  One of the most common issues with young hitters is that they don’t swing from beginning to end, with dynamic balance.  There are many issues within the swing that coaches rightly identify, however often times […]

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Staying Positive On The Baseball Field – Setting Goals

Staying Positive On The Baseball Field Is Crucial We’re checking in with another entry in the “staying positive on the baseball field” series.  The first entry was about focusing on the process and not results.  This part will give us another tool to help us do that: Set Goals It is an awesome […]

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What Is The Difference Between Confident and Cocky?

Confidence is King in Baseball   We hear coaches talking about their players all the time, and the subject of cockiness comes up a lot.  We’re always just a little bit conflicted by these conversations because there are actually some elements of cocky baseball players that we like.  We like it when […]

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How To Throw A Curveball

Hey Everybody, There are several people I like that put their stuff on the internet, and Phil Rosengren of Better Pitching is one of them.  Here’s a great video where he lays out some tips on how to throw a curveball: I love the grip he uses and the way he talks […]

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How To Stay Positive On The Baseball Field

Staying Positive On The Baseball Field Is Tough Baseball Brains got its’ name by paying a lot of attention to the often overlooked mental world of baseball.  You don’t have to be a psychologist to understand the mental game, and you also don’t have to dwell on it every moment you’re on […]

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The Biggest Mistake Pitchers Make in Baseball

Many Pitchers Have Issues We’ve seen almost everything.  We work with pitchers from young to old and across all ability levels.  Narrowing the mistakes we see down to one is not easy.  Pitching mechanics are something we’re very used to looking at, however a coach can have a much more effective priority […]

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