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[VIDEOS] Baseball Practice Case Study: Coach Ryan Kinnan Makes The Most of His Time

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on May 24, 2019 12:00:00 PM

We've got innovative practice ideas for you this week! Coach Ryan Kinnan with Irving MacArthur High School blew up our Twitter feed in March with some incredible practice principles. He recently celebrated 100 wins this year, and we'd like to celebrate his achievements by sharing some of his practice tactics. Check out his practice stations and how he keeps everyone on drill and on point. 

Snag some of these ideas and make them your own! 

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Topics: High School Baseball, High School Baseball Drills, High school baseball coach

[VIDEO] Coach Trent Mongero's Pick and Pop “Ozzie” Drill Is a Fundamental Staple For Practice

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Oct 19, 2018 7:00:00 AM

While some drills specialize in position or game situation, Trent Mongero's Pick and Pop "Ozzie" Drill is a fundamental must for every player on the field.

You'll want to use this drill again and again in practice, working on the three zones that Coach Mongero breaks down in his video.

Read on to see the "PICK AND POP 'OZZIE' DRILL."

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Topics: High School Baseball, High School Baseball Drills, High school baseball coach

[VIDEO] The Diving Drill We've All Been Waiting For

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Oct 11, 2018 12:00:00 PM

We all love a good diving play, but when it comes to practicing diving catches, our full-bodied dives can't take many repetitions.

Coach David Klein (Head Coach at Menlo-Atherton HS) may have just discovered our saving grace.

WATCH HIS DIVING DRILL BELOW!

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Topics: Training Drills, Defensive Drills, Individual Baseball Drills, High School Baseball Drills, College Baseball Practice Drills, Middle Infield Drills

[VIDEO] FungoMan Demo at West High School

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on May 3, 2018 12:31:27 PM

This practice has tempo, momentum, and effectiveness. You'd be surprised to see how much can be accomplished in one hour of high school practice, when empowered with precise repetitions.

Get a sneak peak into West High School's practice empowered by a FungoMan demo.

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Topics: FungoMan, High School Baseball, High School Baseball Drills

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