[VIDEO] Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy Meets FungoMan

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton | Nov 15, 2018 7:00:00 AM

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A well oiled practice regiment is a fantastic thing. But you know what's better than filling your hour and half with drills? Developing skills that lead into real game outs (video below).

The key to turning drills into skills is giving your player the chance to practice the exact feed (i.e. game ball) until he masters it. Too often, we focus on getting through the drills, giving everyone a handle full of tries to complete a play that isn't really the same ball. 

The instructors at Texas Rangers Youth Academy in Dallas, TX are making sure their players get quality feeds in practice—and it's already paying off.

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In 2017, FungoMan partnered with MLB's initiative to empower young talent from all walks of life to receive great training. The MLB Youth Academies make it their mission to set the standard for baseball and softball instruction, teach and educate in Urban America, and enhance the quality of life in the surrounding communities.

[PRESS RELEASE] FungoMan Supports Urban Youth Academy

FungoMan supports the MLB Youth Academies Staff's excellent training, by providing exact repetitions, great tempo, and fair opportunity in practice. MLB has generously invited FungoMan into the work of developing young players; and a big thanks goes out to Tony Reagins and Del Matthews for including FungoMan in the MLB Youth Academy initiative. 

See more videos of FungoMan working out MLB Youth Academies across the country.

 

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Topics: MLB, MLB Youth Academy, MLB Urban Youth Academy Dallas

Written by 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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