Category Archives: Tips

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 […]

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 […]

The baseball facts you didn’t know

Baseball and its sibling, softball, are some of America’s dearest pastimes. Every season, more and more children make their first forays into sports by playing tee-ball or other varieties of youth baseball. Once they start playing the game, most become interested enough to want to learn more about the game. Baseball at the highest level […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Fanatic’s Guide To Baseball Spring Training

Back In The Swing Of Things: Baseball Spring Training ​It’s that time of the year again: baseball spring training. Fresh cut grass, the crack of the bat and the clay infields are all prepared for the season. No matter where you live, if you’re a baseball fan this is the best time of the year. […]

A Parent’s Source For Youth Softball Equipment

So, your daughter is growing up and is quite the young athlete, good! Where do you start as far equipment goes? Well, to help you get started, we have put together the ultimate guide to finding youth softball equipment that will be perfect for her, and also give you an idea of what youth softball equipment entails. […]