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[VIDEOS] COACHES ROUND TABLE: Hey Coach, You Spoke, We Listened

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Jul 19, 2018 6:00:00 AM

When coaches drop wisdom on the diamond, we pay attention.

Whether you're wanting to take home some practical baseball knowledge, gain some motivation, or catch some good advice from seasoned coaches, we got you.

Check out Coach Matt Deggs, Coach Tony Robichaux, and Coach Mike Bianco offering some of the best coach talks we've heard in a while.

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Topics: D1 College Baseball, College baseball, College Baseball Coach

FungoMan's Top 5: Coaching Moments For Your Week

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Jul 5, 2018 6:00:00 AM

For the coach taking his team to the next level of execution, this week we've curated our favorite coaching moments that we think are worth sharing.

Tell us which one you'll implement into your thought and training bank.

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Topics: FungoMan's Top-5

[VIDEO] MLB's YA BREAKTHROUGH SERIES: Inside Look

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Jun 23, 2018 12:00:00 PM

 

What if I told you 25 Breakthrough Series alumni were selected in the Draft this year?

There are a few things you should know about MLB's initiatives to create opportunity for the next generation of baseball players. One of them includes incredible training.

We've joined MLB's Urban Youth Academies in Compton, New Orleans, and Kansas City. Watch the latest with FungoMan and MLB Youth Academies.

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Topics: Baseball Program, MLB Urban Youth Academy COMPTON, MLB Urban Youth Academy Kansas City, MLB Youth Academy

#CWS UPDATE: 6/8 Teams Headed To Omaha Use FungoMan

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Jun 15, 2018 7:00:00 AM
 
That's right: 6/8 college programs headed to the 2018 College World Series are FungoMan users. We're proud to cheer them on as they compete at the highest level of college baseball.
  • Texas Tech
  • Arkansas
  • Texas
  • Washington
  • Mississippi State
  • North Carolina
Want to see some of their highlights? 
 
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Topics: College World Series, D1 College Baseball, FungoMan College Baseball, College baseball, College Baseball Practice Drills

[VIDEO] What is the GOSBALL? With Coach Mike Maack

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Jun 8, 2018 7:00:00 AM

 

Both a training tool to watch the ball into the glove and watch the ball to the barrel of the bat, the Gosball is designed to help players in the game and in life.

The Gosball story begins with Coach Mike Maack, college coaching for 14 years, then founding and coaching a baseball program at Prestonwood Christian Academy for 17 years. 

Read on to see how to get this training tool to use for your program. 

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Topics: College baseball, High School Baseball, College Coach, Gosball, High school baseball coach

D1 Conference CHAMPS! Time To Celebrate The Winners Circle

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Jun 1, 2018 7:00:00 AM

30% of the D1 Conference Champions are FungoMan users. Today we're giving each of them a hat tip for their incredible performance thus far, and a best of luck on the road to Omaha.

The FungoMan Network is in good company. See how many D1 Conference Champs train with FungoMan!

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Topics: D1 College Baseball, FungoMan College Baseball, College baseball

FungoMan's Top 5: Statcasts From the Week

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on May 24, 2018 1:30:00 PM

Here they come, with speed too impressive to appreciate with the human eye, which is why we've curated a short list of this last week's most accomplished plays, brought to you with Statcast magic. 

At the top of the list is Jorge Alfaro, quick to his feet and swift to exchange the ball, throwing out Inciarte with a 1.85-second pop time and 89.3 mph throw (only the 3rd-hardest caught stealing throw in 2018). There's more where that came from. Check out our top 5 Statcasts from this week including:

  1. Alfaro nabbing Inciarte.
  2. Acuna's fantastic grab.
  3. Moran's eye-high homer.
  4. Taylor's 98.8 mph toss.
  5. Trout stealing 2, scoring.
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Topics: Statcast, MLB Urban Youth Academy COMPTON, FungoMan's Top-5

[Video] Giving Equal Opportunity in Baseball Practice: NOLA MLB Youth Academy

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on May 17, 2018 8:34:37 AM

There's nothing quite like the frustration of getting a terrible feed in practice.

When you're working on backhands, and the feeds are not appropriately challenging (too difficult or too easy), the result shows minimal improvement. Redundant at best. If optimal growth and stretch happens in that small window of just beyond your reach, then the feeds should reflect that same approach. Specificity. Stretch. Resulting in growth.

MLB's Youth Academy in New Orleans just gave equal opportunity to their players with consistent feeds and guaranteed growth. Watch the VIDEO HERE!

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Topics: MLB, Youth Baseball, MLB Urban Youth Academy NEW ORLEANS, Youth Baseball Practice

5 TedTalks Every Successful Baseball Coach Should Watch

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on May 10, 2018 1:45:00 PM

If you're reading this blog post, chances are you already know about the value of TedTalks, a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks.

These 5 videos are sure to inspire, inform, and provide insight into your work in the baseball industry. Be inspired. Be challenged. Be empowered.

Enjoy.

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Topics: Coaching motivation, Baseball Motivation

[VIDEO] FungoMan Demo at West High School

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on May 3, 2018 12:31:27 PM

This practice has tempo, momentum, and effectiveness. You'd be surprised to see how much can be accomplished in one hour of high school practice, when empowered with precise repetitions.

Get a sneak peak into West High School's practice empowered by a FungoMan demo.

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Topics: FungoMan, High School Baseball, High School Baseball Drills

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