Overcoming the Fear of Getting Hit by the Baseball

The fear of getting hit by the baseball is one of the most difficult things to overcome for many beginners. It can be evident when they are hitting, fielding a ground ball or fly ball, or even just playing catch. In each case, using softer balls, like a safety ball or tennis ball is the first step in helping the player overcome the fear.                             When Playing Catch You will see many beginners and young players who move their body away from the ball as it comes to …

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How To Coach Baseball Practice (Your Players Will LOVE It!)

Use the tips below to learn how to coach baseball practice in a way that will have your players begging to practice more often! In other words, here is how to make baseball practice fun!   Come With A Plan Coming to practice with a plan each day will help with organization and efficiency. Your goal with each plan should be to utilize the available space, resources, coaches, and volunteers the best you can. Even the best coaches at the highest level of sport come to practice with a detailed written plan. If designed properly, practice should flow from one part …

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How to Make Baseball Fun: 8 Tips

  At this moment, somewhere in the world, there is a kid preparing to have his first experience in organized baseball. Picture him with a brand new glove on his hand; a birthday gift from his grandparents.  He’s had it for a few weeks and has been chomping at the bit to use it. Tomorrow is his first day of practice. He’s so excited he will barely be able to sleep tonight.   Fast forward, 3 years from today…   That same kid is sitting in his room playing a video game. That glove he was once so excited about, is now buried …

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