Automated Practice Machines

Abandoning the One-Size-Fits-All Approach [Coaches Forum Footnotes]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Oct 30, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Not every player is ready for advanced philosophies. Yet, not every player will benefit from the standard one-size-fits-all techniques. Thus stands the paradox of coaching. Watch Coach Don Wakamatsu share some wisdom on the subject of evaluating body movement in the Coaches Forum. Or skim the footnotes for a 2-minute read.

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Topics: Baseball Coaching, Coaching Baseball, Coaching techniques, Don Wakamatsu, Texas Rangers

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

How Do You Measure Success? [Baseball Coach Survey]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Sep 14, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Understanding success may at first seem like a no brainer. Winning games equals success. But what about the success of growth? The success of discipline? The success of fundamental development?

These questions lead to a larger question: How are YOU measuring your success?

Take our 7-question super short survey below to share how you define success and growth.

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Topics: Baseball Coaching, Baseball Coach, Coach Talk

40 Baseball Drills for Your Baseball Academy [Free eBook]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Aug 31, 2017 2:42:10 PM

 

 

We are thrilled to share an incredibly valuable resource to the baseball academy owners out there! One of our amazing FungoMan users, Coach Chance Beam with Titans Sports Academy in KENNESAW, GA curated an incredible resource for baseball coaches and baseball academy owners alike.

His practice regiment is comprehensive and would better any program [Coach Beam was Assistant Coach at the University of Tennessee during the 2001 season when his team reached the College World Series in Omaha, NB. Tennessee finished 3rd nationally that year and had 11 players taken in the MLB draft]. 

Here is Chance Beam's Baseball Practice Drills Sessions Book, complete with 40 sessions, each featuring a baseball drill to get everyone moving and working with the goal to not waste a single minute of potential work in practice. DOWNLOAD IT FOR FREE BELOW!

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Topics: Baseball Coaching, Baseball Academy, baseball drills, Baseball Fundamentals, Ebook, Baseball Academy Owner

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