training

HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUTH BASEBALL SIGN-UPS

February 2, 2018

At CageRat Baseball, we have youth baseball sign-ups for our program running throughout most of the year. When we fill…

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TIP: QUICK TURN DRILL

February 23, 2017

One of my favorite drills to do as an infielder is what I would call the “Quick Turn.” In the…

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YOUR BRAIN: IS IT WORKING FOR OR AGAINST YOU?

February 23, 2017

One thing I have learned over the past few years is your mind is an absolutely unbelievable object that has…

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INTENSITY OF YOUR FOCUS

February 23, 2017

Have you ever held food up in front of a dog and moved it from side to side and up…

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FAT IS THE ENEMY – SUGAR IS IT’S FUEL

February 23, 2017

Body fat weighs you down. Fat to an athlete is like attaching a trailer to a NASCAR, or an anchor…

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BUILDING A STRONG FOUNDATION

February 22, 2017

When you walk into many Little League/pre-high school games, one of the most talked about issues is overuse of pitchers…

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DEFINITION OF LONG TOSS

February 15, 2017

There are many different definitions of long-toss by many different people. When I talk about long toss with our players,…

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THREE REASONS WHY THE LOAD IS IMPORTANT

February 15, 2017

Having a good load is a critical part of having a great swing. We will discuss the mechanics of a…

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THE THREE LITTLE HOPS: WHICH ONE IS JUST RIGHT?

February 14, 2017

One of the toughest things to do as an infielder is reading hops correctly. Especially when you have to play…

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WHAT IS A “GOOD” HOP

February 11, 2017

A key trait of every good infielder is the ability to choose exactly when he is going to field the…

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