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4 Baseball Practice Drills To Be Thankful For [VIDEOS]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Nov 22, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Thanksgiving is upon us. And baseball season is just around the corner. Just as cranberry and turkey and mashed potatoes and gravy ought to make it on the Thanksgiving family menu, so should the following drills make it on your pre-season drills repertoire.

Let's get down to the business of off-season drills that made our list of "Baseball Practice Drills To Be Thankful For."

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Topics: Baseball Practice Drills, Baseball Drill, baseball drills

NEW Infielding Baseball Drill To Grow Your Range [Video]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Nov 9, 2017 2:15:00 PM

Houston Astro fans remember Carlos Correa fielding a grounder, glove flipping it to second where Jose Altuve barehanded the ball and fired to first, completing a double play in the World Series. We were impressed.

With a fielding percentage of .975, his range marvelled the World Series audience, including our team at FungoMan. Check out our new drill focusing on growing range and ball recognition 👇

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Topics: Baseball Drill, High School Baseball Drills, Infielding Drill, Shortstop Drill, Second Baseman Drill

3 Catching Drills For The Unstoppable Catcher [Videos]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Oct 6, 2017 7:00:00 AM

The people who inspire us most are the ones who help us believe in ourselves. To watch Gary Carter, Ivan Rodriguez, or Carlton Fisk execute the catcher's position, was to believe in the position of a leader on the field and believe that we too could lead in that position.

One of our customers who inspires us most is Titan Sports Academy. To watch them create and execute drills is to watch creativity and discipline unfold on the field.

Check out 3 fundamental catching drills for your team's catcher!

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Topics: Titans Sports Academy, Coaches Using FungoMan, Catching drills, Baseball Drill, baseball drills

Trent Mongero's "Extreme Top Spin" Baseball Drill

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Sep 21, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Both a close relative to the slider and the curve ball is the topspin. Today we're sharing a great way of sharpening up your player's read on topspins.

Trent Mongero and Winning Baseball teach an infield footwork drill, implementing a Fungoman, set to throw extreme top spin similar to a ball pounded in the clay in front of the plate and is taking its second hop. 

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Topics: Baseball Drill, baseball drills, Infield Drill, Baseball Infielding, Trent Mongero

Off-Season: Realistically Improve Your Fielding Percentage [FREE Template]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Sep 16, 2016 8:00:00 AM

In the fall, while some are gearing up for football, others hit the gym to cross-train through the autumn months.

Fall provides a great opportunity to both work on improving areas of expertise and targeting skill deficits that need attention. 

Typically players use off-season to gain traction on skills of the tangible sort: speed training, strength training, and fielding. Today we're addressing FIELDING.

Check out our 10-week template for improving your player's defensive consistency.

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Topics: Baseball Fielding, Fall Baseball, Baseball Template, Baseball Drill, Baseball Fielding Drill

5 Shortstops That Stand The Test of Time [Free Featured Drill]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Feb 3, 2016 1:00:00 PM


"I'd like to be remembered. I'd like to think that someday two guys will be talking in a bar and one of them will say something like, 'Yeah, he's a good shortstop, but he's not as good as ole Ripken was' " (source).

Guess what folks, we're still talkin' about him.

He still holds the record, and in this game that counts for alot. You may or may not agree that he was the best, and that's fine, but let's open the conversation and take a good look at the best defenders to play the position of shortstop to date. And why don't we throw in some drills to give to your shortstops while we're at it?

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Topics: FungoMan, Ozzie Smith, Omar Vizquel, Shortstops, Shortstop, Cal Ripken Jr., Barry Larkin, Baseball Drill, Derek Jeter


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