WHAT ARE LACK OF PRACTICE SWINGS COSTING YOU?

Recruiting Process

Having great bat speed will help any player get into the door of college or professional baseball, but the key to staying there and advancing in an organization is the ability to consistently repeat one’s best swing. What does that mean? If a player takes his “perfect” swing (the swing that is very “easy”, fluid, powerful, and on plane), and…

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MIDDLE INFIELD PLAY: ROUTE TO THE BASEBALL

In a past post I discussed the importance of the ready position and the first step as an infielder.  If an infielder has a good reaction and the first step to the baseball, it will a) help him increase his range and b) help put himself in a better position to field groundballs.  The most important part…

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REPETITION IS THE KEY

It has been said over and over again that baseball is a game of repetition. How many people hear that, but don’t actually believe it..and if they do believe it, how many actually follow through on the repetition part?! Every baseball player I have ever come across has always wanted to be the best. I…

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THE POWER OF VISUALIZATION

A tool that isn’t talked about very often and is very under utilized by players and coaches alike is visualization. Visualization can be used in many different ways for different end goals. You can use visualization for relaxation/focus, bringing your focus back to the current pitch/event, improving your performance at a certain skill, and to…

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