Category Archives: Tips

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. […]

The Greatest & Most Useful Baseball Facts For Kids

​Baseball, otherwise known as ‘America’s pastime,’ is one of the most popular sports to get your kids involved in. It teaches many valuable lessons and encourages teamwork and problem-solving. If you are a kid looking to get in the game or a parent looking for more information about the sport, we have put together some […]

Baseball Drills: Take Your Practices To The Next Level

When it comes to coaching, it is very important to make sure that your kids are doing baseball drills that will effectively improve their game. There are plenty of drills out there and it is easy to get bogged down with drills that don’t work. Create an atmosphere where your players are able to give […]