Indoor Baseball Drills for Fall

indoor baseball drills

As the evenings get shorter and the mornings get colder, indoor baseball players are moving their practices and games indoors to beat the cold weather. It can be tricky to come up with engaging and useful baseball drills to do indoors, but it isn’t impossible! Here are some ideas to […]

Tips for Staying Inside the Baseball

tips for staying inside the baseball

A common phrase batters here a lot is to “stay inside the baseball.” Knowing how to do this is critical to becoming an effective hitter at all levels, but can be difficult to learn. Here are a few tips for staying inside the baseball that will benefit players and coaches […]

What to Pack for a Travel Baseball Tournament

what to pack for a travel baseball tournament

Fall tournament time is here and as the parent of a child on a travel baseball team, you have a lot of planning to do. Besides going to the preseason meeting and getting along with the coach, you need to keep the family occupied and nourished during a long day […]

How to Work with Parents as a Travel Baseball Coach

how to work with parents as a travel baseball coach

There’s an age-old struggle between parents and coaches that, unfortunately, travel baseball is not exempt from. Both sides want their kids to play well, learn a lot, and have a good time. Sometimes parents and coaches don’t agree about how to go about achieving these goals. As the coach, it’s […]

What to Cover in Travel Baseball Parent Meetings

Getting the parents together and talking about the upcoming season is a must do before the season.

  Parent meetings are a vital part of the travel baseball season. It gives parents and coaches an opportunity to meet and set some ground rules, as well as lay out their expectations for the season. In order to get the most out of a parent meeting, especially since you […]

Ready for Travel Baseball? Here are a Few Things to Consider

travel baseball parents

If you child has shown interest in playing travel baseball, well, great! Travel ball will help them improve their skills, make new friends, and the excitement of traveling for games and tournaments will leave memories that will last a lifetime. But before you go ahead and sign them up for […]

Life Lessons Learned Through Baseball, Pt. 2

life lessons learned through baseball

Last week we started our discussion on the life lessons you can learn through baseball, no matter if you’re playing or just watching. There were too many for one post, so we split it into two. We continue with that theme this week and look at a few more important […]

Life Lessons Learned Through Baseball, Pt. 1

life lessons

There are so many lessons we can learn from the sport of baseball. From sportsmanship to leadership, to focusing on doing your part, there’s a lot to learn. Since there’s so much this great game can teach us, we are going to spend the next two weeks looking at a few […]

How to Help 3rd Basemen Move from 60 to 90 Foot Diamonds

switching baseball diamond

By about the time your youth baseball player hits 6th grade they will be looking at moving up from a 60-foot diamond to a full 90-foot one. Moving to the bigger field is tough for every player, but pitchers, catchers and third basemen usually have the hardest time adjusting. Here […]

How a Batting Tee Can Improve Your Hitting

batting tee

Teaching a young baseball player to hit can be a tall task for most coaches. Every hitter will have their own strengths and weaknesses, and you have a limited amount of time to focus on each player. A pitching machine is great for batting practice, but it can be difficult […]