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[VIDEOS] Throwback Thursday: 5 Coaches Give Their FungoMan Review

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Oct 4, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Born from the baseball dad who wanted to give better fungoes to his son outside of practice, he figured: "surely there's a machine out there that can challenge my son with the exact reps he needs."

No such machine existed at the time. And hence, FungoMan was idealized for the baseball dad and player who just wanted extra practice.

Today we're sharing 5 coach reviews for the teams wanting better baseball practice.

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Topics: Coaches Using FungoMan, Coach Talk, Baseball Coach, Coaching Baseball

7 Breakthrough Ways Coaches Use FungoMan [Video Tweets]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Mar 29, 2018 7:00:00 AM

For a long time, baseball coach expectations were measured by ability to fungo accurately. And while being an efficient fungo hitter is still incredible useful (and still needed), coaches today are pushing the creative envelope of how to develop skill in players.

Coaches are no longer limited to the plate. Coaches are able to provide reps in more places than one. And these coaches are figuring out how to keep the work going, practice moving, and players growing at a more rapid pace. 

Check out these 7 creative ways coaches are using their tools in practice or empowering players outside of practice.

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Topics: Baseball Coaching, Coaches Using FungoMan, High School Baseball Drills

Stanford Baseball Head Coach Dave Esquer Shares Theories on Training Players

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Oct 13, 2017 12:00:00 PM

If you haven't already heard, Stanford Baseball just got a new leading captain for their nationally respected program, and his name is Dave Esquer.

While you may or may not be follow the changing of the guard of D1 baseball universities, this baseball coach warrants a second look. Stanford Baseball just joined the FungoMan community, and Coach Esquer took some time to answer a few coaching questions that we think you will find quite thought-provoking.

The topics include his baseball practice philosophy, how he uses FungoMan, and his idealogy of success. Enjoy.

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Topics: Stanford Baseball, D1 College Baseball, D1 baseball, College Coach, University Coach, Coaches Using FungoMan, FungoMan

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

USA Baseball + FungoMan: The Reviews Are In!

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Jul 19, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Here at FungoMan, we obsess over making practice more efficient and harvesting talent in players. Every update, from minor hardware improvements to major software updates, is meticulously considered for the betterment of baseball coaches and players. Engineers alongside baseball minds share the common goal of continually innovating tools and systems to increase the effectiveness of practice.

Recently, USA Baseball invited FungoMan to power the Championship Teams (West) Testing Days at Peoria Sports Complex, home to the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners in the spring.

Here's a taste of what we've been up to and the feedback we've received.

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Topics: USA Baseball Testing Day, USA Baseball, Coaches Using FungoMan

6 Tweets Reveal How Coaches Use FungoMan [Videos]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Jun 7, 2017 12:00:00 PM

 

How much baseball do you consume on a daily basis?

Kind of impossible to put a number on that, isn't it? Here's a tougher question: How much of that content do you trust and put to good useespecially for your ball club or program?

The following coaches tweeted how they're utilizing their automated baseball practice tool. See if any of these ideas might be worth snagging for your own use.

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Topics: FungoMan, Coaches Using FungoMan, Baseball Coaching, Baseball Practice, Baseball Practice Drills, Baseball Coach

For Love of the Game: FungoMan's Going to the ABCA Convention

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Dec 31, 2015 12:54:06 PM

Last week we did a baseball movie/coaching style assessment where close to 500 coaches weighed in to see if their favorite movie reflected their coaching philosophy. We think you might find the results as intriguing as we did, and you may discover some fascinating trends about where coaches fall on the coaching spectrum (more on that later).

For the past several years our FungoMan team has gone to the ABCA conventions and enjoyed the benefits of participating in the baseball coaches community, including the wide variety of coaches representing every coaching philosophy you could imagine.

One thing you're sure to find at the American Baseball Coaches Association Convention is this: People talking baseball.

Read on to see what the talk is all about this coming convention.

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Topics: Baseball, Baseball Convention, ABCA, ABCA 2016 Convention, Coaches Using FungoMan, FungoMan

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