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

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

2 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.

Titan Sports Academy continue to stand out as a FungoMan-utilizing customer. Watch their creative drills and discipline in execution. Check out 2 fundamental catching drills for your team's catchers.

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