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8 Baseball Practice Secrets For the Coach Who Wins Championships [Checklist]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Feb 25, 2016 12:00:00 PM

 

It's one thing to put together a stellar team, but it's another thing to get each player well-sharpened and ready for the season -- which is where nailing your practice comes into play.

All the little details that go into practice separate the exceptional teams from the mediocre. And great coaches know this and capitalize on those little details to take their team to the next level. 

Check out some of those little details that we know will improve any baseball practice. Most likely you already put most of these good practices into your program (and good on you!), but you may be inspired to try out one or two for the team.

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Topics: Baseball, Baseball Practice Drills, Baseball Practice, Baseball Coaching, Baseball Communication, Coaching psychology

7 Communication Plays that Win or Lose Baseball Games [Infographic]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Nov 11, 2015 12:00:00 PM

"In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is." The source of all baseball wisdom, Yogi Berra, couldn't be more accurate. Especially when it comes down to the practice of communication plays. 

It's absolutely vital to carve out practice time for plays that rely on the verbal aspect of making the out. In the heat of the game, unprepared players panic with the pressure, forget to broadcast their presence, and inevitably find out all too late that their fellow comrades either assumed the other would rise to the occasion, or inevitably make contact with more than just the ball. 

So when it comes to focusing on communication, how do you educate your players on the most successful protocols for each game situation? Take a look at this infographic to discover the simple ingredients to instill confidence in your players when these fielding situations arise.

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Topics: Baseball, Coaching, Baseball Coaching, Softball, FungoMan, Baseball Communication, Game Situations, Communication, Making outs, baseball theory, Popups

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