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Here’s What Division 1 Coaches Are Actually Looking For

One of the things that’s really frustrating for me as someone who guides baseball and softball players is athletes who focus all of their attention on skill work, and none of their attention on their explosiveness. It’s important to understand the distinction between the two. How hard you throw, and hit is a demonstration of …

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A Reflection On My Early Coaching Mistakes, And What Athletes Can Do About Coaches Like Young Me

The first team I ever coached was a JV Baseball team in Vermont, I had just finished playing and I thought I was a great hitting mind. In reality, I had literally no idea what I was doing. On my third or 4th day of coaching, I took the best freshman on the team and …

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The 4 Most Common Baseball And Softball Developmental Mistakes

Parents always want what’s best for their kids, and I always want what’s best for our guys and girls. But how do we determine what’s best for each athlete? It’s important to know that each athlete is in a different spot developmentally, this means the advice that I give people about what their son or …

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