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Camille D.C. Sutton

Let's just say that I can hang with the best of them in a game of serious wiffle ball. An expert observer, baseball admirer, and baseball coach's daughter, I'm just here to share the latest and greatest in baseball development, baseball training, and maybe some of my peanuts at the ballpark.
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[VIDEOS] Mental Hitting with Steve Springer

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on May 17, 2019 7:45:00 AM

Improving as a hitter isn't limited to the number of at bats you personally have in the game for one simple reason: Hitting is as much or more of a mental game as it is physical. Young hitters often feel like their only opportunity to get better lies when they are in the batter's box. Hitters develop into great, seasoned hitters by making every team member's at bats part of their own personal development.

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Topics: Hitting Drills, Baseball hitter, Baseball Hitting Drills, Steve Springer

How To Be the Smartest Player in the Dugout [5 Tips]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on May 10, 2019 3:00:00 PM

You were once the best player on your team, but now you've leveled up. With a higher talent pool, you've got to win your starting spot.

Obviously, coaches expect players to develop their skills and physicality to earn their positions. However, other qualities can set players apart from the rest. If a player can master these five habits, he'll be well on his way to becoming the smartest player in the dugout—and win his spot on the roster.

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Topics: Baseball Coach, Baseball Instruction, Baseball Mental Training, baseball players, Baseball Player Development

Lindale ISD Foundation Gives Grant Money for FungoMan

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Apr 13, 2019 2:00:00 PM

"FungoMan? Oh yeah, it's on my wish list," said one too many baseball coach. We've got good news for such coaches. Today we're sharing the Lindale ISD success story in winning a grant for the local high school's baseball program—for a FungoMan.

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Topics: FungoMan, FungoMan Customers, Baseball Trainings, FungoMan Controller, Baseball Player Development, Baseball Motivation

[VIDEOS] Good People In Baseball Doing Good: The WakWay Foundation

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Apr 5, 2019 2:00:00 PM

 

Most of us would agree that we need to waste less food, but don't know how to fix the problem. 11 million children in the U.S. suffer from food insecurity, and the WakWay Foundation led by Don Wakamatsu, Rangers Bench Coach addresses this need head on.

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Topics: Baseball Philanthropy, WakWay Foundation, Don Wakamatsu, Texas Rangers

[VIDEOS] Welcome to the FungoMan Multi-verse Practice

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Mar 22, 2019 8:00:00 AM

The manipulation of limited space, time, matter, and energy are up for your designation at the start of practice. We all know that limitation is the mother of creativity. These coaches have some ideas that are multiplying their effectiveness in practice.

In this article, we have six real practice examples of coaches taking the leap to make their practices meet the demands of competitive play. You should definitely consider nabbing one of these for your next practice session.

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Topics: Baseball Practice Drills