Category Archives: Skill Development

Building the right on-field mentality for baseball or softball

on-field mentality

For many sports, including baseball and softball, it’s not just about the physical training and staying fit. It’s about mental fitness too. After all, the functions which our body functions are first instigated by the mind, right? Keeping your mind fit to win the game Research shows that many great athletes have been defeated, while […]

Habits of Elite Athletes

Do you have the habits of an elite athlete?

What separates the best athletes from the average ones? What does it take for an athlete to rise above the rest?  It is more than just a game. Sports encompass physical health, mental health and discipline. By developing the habits of elite athletes, your capabilities can be influenced in the right direction. What do some of […]

Exercises and drills to build pitching skills

The speed of a baseball pitch showcases the quality of the pitcher.  In order to improve the speed, most think a pitcher has to do workouts. This does increase the muscle strength of biceps and triceps, but pitching is all about the strength in the arm. Biceps and triceps are isolated muscles. If you want […]

Fielding-focused softball drills for your team

When athletes-in-the-making first start playing baseball or softball, there’s normally one main focus: hitting! What kid doesn’t love swinging a bat and watching the ball go flying? Hitting is important, but in reality, it’s only half the game. If basic skills are overlooked when kids are learning their fundamentals can lead to misunderstandings and gaps […]

Baseball workouts to keep you fit

The workouts and exercises done by baseball players target more specific muscle movements than those of some other major sports. Depending on their positions, football players concentrate on adding bulk and muscle mass. Defensive players need as much tackling power as they can possibly build. You already know that baseball players aren’t tackling runners in […]

Four Easy and Beneficial Hitting Drills

Swing, batter, batter, swing! This week, we’ll provide drills to help you perfect your swing. The main things we’ll focus on are the feet, the head, and the hands. The alignment and posturing of these three key areas go a long way in terms of making good contact with the ball. Seeing, recognizing, and adjusting […]

Alex Gordon’s Tips for Better Hitting

Alex Gordon, now an outfielder for the Kansas City Royals, is Nebraska born-and-raised. The Lincoln native was a star for the Husker baseball team before he was drafted after his junior year. His numbers over the last decade, at the highest level, are impressive. How has he done it? If you’ve got a bucket of […]

6 Reasons To Train With Weighted Baseballs

When you sign your child up for baseball, you want them to excel on their team. You want to give them every advantage to do so. Different training programs, workouts, and baseball drills are probably showing up in all of your Google searches. How do you know the best way to improve your player’s performance? […]