Category Archives: Skill Development

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? […]

8 Reasons Why Diamond Sports Are Beneficial For Kids

Is there anything better than spring in the Midwest? The grass starts turning greener, flowers start blooming, and kids start getting out of the house and playing their favorite sports or practicing with a bucket of baseballs. We may be a little biased at Decker Sports, but we believe that diamond sports, such as baseball […]

Weighted Softballs

weighted softball throwing program

Weighted Softballs Weighted softballs can be the edge that you need to beat your competition, or to edge out another player for that starting roster spot. Throwing velocity, meaning the ability to throw a softball harder is a critical skill for the success of any softball player. This is true for all players, no matter […]

Top Workouts For Kids

Younger generations are focusing on their health more than past generations. As a parent, it is important to encourage this type of behavior, but also take caution when implementing a training regimen. There are a lot of things to be cautious of, including the right time to get your child into working out as well […]

Softball Workouts To Keep You In Shape Year Round

No matter what part of the year it is, it is your responsibility to take care of your body and make sure you stay in shape year round. In Softball, there are no days off and the season never ends. Don’t allow yourself to take any breaks and let yourself get complacent. Stay hungry, because […]

Baseball Workouts

Baseball Workouts Winter has now hit and no matter where you are in the country, it’s easy to slack off in the colder months. The excuses are all there for you: “It’s too cold out, fields are frozen, I’m tired from this season and none of my friends or teammates are training so why should […]