BASE RUNNING 101: HOW TO READ PITCHES IN THE DIRT

The ability to anticipate what is going to happen before it actually does is a quality that coaches look for at all levels.  Anticipation is looking for certain plays to happen, and then being able to execute when it happens. One of the biggest areas of the game that anticipation is crucial in is base…

Read More

SPEED KILLS: IT PAYS TO BE FAST

Written by Pat Sherald. Pat is head of strength and conditioning for the ABPA. He spent time as a coach at Lamar University (TX) and West Virginia University. Have you heard the saying “speed kills?” Speed is one of the three measurable tools we discuss at the ABPA. However, unlike the other two tools, speed…

Read More