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Live low live long, live high watch it fly.
See it high, let it fly, if it’s low let it go.
If you practice like junk then you will play like junk.
Use to make my team say it over and over to get in the mind set to have a good practice.
Baseball Coaching and Participation, Youth and Amateur, at The Ole Ballgame
Baseball coaching techniques developed from 52 years combined playing and coaching experiences, in this very special game.
A batter's bat strikes the catcher's mitt as he swings at the ball. Is the batter credited with a hit and awarded 1st base>
Richard asked: A batter swings at a pitched ball but his bat hits the catchers mitt. Does the batter get 1st base and credited with a hit? Rick answered:
swing and a miss, strike out but the pitch is in the dirt.
Anonymous asked: After the batter swings and misses on a called third strike,but the pitch is in the dirt, why does the batter still try to run to first
fair or foul
Fred asked: Pop up lands between pitcher's mound and second base. Ball is untouched, the spin of the ball causes the ball to roll into foul territory
fielder's choice count as an at bat?
Tony asked: Runner beats out a ball hit and runner was on first. Does a fielder's choice count as a time at bat? Rick answered: Tony, thank you for
Chances of scoring a run from 3rd base on an infield ground ball with less than 2 outs.
Giannis asked: I know that the decision of scoring from 3rd base on an infield ground ball depends on many factors (where the ball goes,what the infielder
Infield warm-ups: A way to provide purpose and focus to between innings, while at the same time, building player confidence.Permalink -- click for full blog post
Mental framing puts the players mind in a position to be successful, in the difficult situations that arise in the game of baseball.Permalink -- click for full blog post
Baseball Mental Power
Baseball mental power; you are searching for the magic key that will unlock the door to the source of power. You have the key in your own hands, and you may make use of it the moment you learn to conPermalink -- click for full blog post
Baseball Instruction, Bunting
Bunting because you want to, not because you have to!.Permalink -- click for full blog post
Hitting: A Proven Team Approach
A proven team hitting approach, one that enabled our players to put the ball in play early and often, a baseball recipe for success.Permalink -- click for full blog post
Hitting Progressions Advanced
Description: Hitting progressions; the movements a hitter makes, prior to swinging at a pitched baseball.Permalink -- click for full blog post
Baseball Rules First Base Running Lane
As you look onto a baseball field, regardless of its dimensions, you will notice a chalk line marked along the first base foul line.Permalink -- click for full blog post
Baseball Drills - Team Defense
This multipurpose baseball drill for team defense is the all time standard for game situation drills.Permalink -- click for full blog post
Base running, one of the least taught and practiced skills, yet still one of the most important, even in the age of the aluminum batPermalink -- click for full blog post
Pitch In For Baseball
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Yours in baseball,
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