This One Tip Will Elevate You As An Infielder
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by Rob Tong
7M ago
All elite infielders (with one exception...I'll get to that in a minute) do this one thing. Do yours? And what is the thing they all do? What they do is funnel on a routine ground ball. What is funneling? Funneling in baseball is the process of taking a routine ground ball that you can field […] The post This One Tip Will Elevate You As An Infielder appeared first on Youth Baseball Edge ..read more
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How to test for dominant eye
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by Rob Tong
8M ago
? Less than two minute read What the heck is 'dominant eye', why should I care and how do I know which eye is my dominant eye? What is dominant eye? According to WebMD: Ocular dominance, or dominant eye, is when you use one eye more than the other, have better vision in one eye, […] The post How to test for dominant eye appeared first on Youth Baseball Edge ..read more
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How to teach pitch recognition to your players
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by Rob Tong
1y ago
Improving pitch recognition for your batters will help them be better prepared to hit and help them avoid being hit by pitches. Here's how you can implement this for your team. The post How to teach pitch recognition to your players appeared first on Youth Baseball Edge ..read more
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How To Calculate Relevant Defensive Stats For Youth Baseball (free spreadsheet and chart inside)
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by Rob Tong
1y ago
Does GameChanger provide relevant defensive stats that you as the coach can use to plan related drills for future practices? I say no, and I explain why in podcast episode 142. So is there anything you can do? I have a free spreadsheet I'll share with you that provides relevant defensive data. The post How To Calculate Relevant Defensive Stats For Youth Baseball (free spreadsheet and chart inside) appeared first on Youth Baseball Edge ..read more
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It’s Time To Separate Classroom Instruction From On-Field Practice
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by Rob Tong
1y ago
Here's my clarion call to youth and high school coaches to start emulating what successful baseball colleges are doing to be efficient with their practice time. This is a significant change to how you run your practices, but I think the benefits will be worth it. The post It’s Time To Separate Classroom Instruction From On-Field Practice appeared first on Youth Baseball Edge ..read more
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Why Most People Use The Batting Cage Incorrectly (And How To Fix The Problem)
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by Rob Tong
1y ago
Do you or your coach tell your kids their goal is to "hit the back of the batting cage"? If so, you're feeding your kids misinformation in the cage. Why is this wrong? And what can be done to make it right? The post Why Most People Use The Batting Cage Incorrectly (And How To Fix The Problem) appeared first on Youth Baseball Edge ..read more
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The Drill Doctor: Catcher Back Picks Drill
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by Rob Tong
1y ago
Diagnosis of a catcher back picks drill to see if it is well or not; if not, what can we prescribe to make the drill healthy? The post The Drill Doctor: Catcher Back Picks Drill appeared first on Youth Baseball Edge ..read more
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Make Over Your Youth Baseball Pre-Game Routine
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by Rob Tong
1y ago
If your youth baseball pre-game routine consists mostly of your kids playing catch to warm up, with a simple infield drill and/or outfield warmup drill, then you may want to consider making over your pre-game routine. The post Make Over Your Youth Baseball Pre-Game Routine appeared first on Youth Baseball Edge ..read more
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Why Competitive Games In Practices Aren’t Always Great
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by Rob Tong
1y ago
It seems everyone's singing the praises of competitive games and drills in practices. But be warned: you have to use them wisely. Find out why and how in this post. The post Why Competitive Games In Practices Aren’t Always Great appeared first on Youth Baseball Edge ..read more
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Baseball Olympics Drill For Youth Baseball Practices
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by Rob Tong
1y ago
Here's a drill that crams multiple mini-drills into one. I go over the benefits of this drill, how to run it (both at a high-level as well as more detailed info), variation ideas, competition ideas and provide a homemade graphic (don't laugh) that illustrates how it all flows and operates. The post Baseball Olympics Drill For Youth Baseball Practices appeared first on Youth Baseball Edge ..read more
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