The Definitive Guide: Baseball Coaching Tips

 

Being a baseball coach is no easy task, no matter what level of the game you are coaching. It’s important to realize the impact you have on these kids, from the development of their game to growing them as people. You have a massive impact on their lives and have an opportunity to shape the next generation. You will learn as much as the kids themselves. It truly is one of the most rewarding things. We’ve put together some baseball coaching tips to make sure you are prepared to teach every aspect of the game.

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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 I? etc. etc. etc.”

These excuses don’t sound like winners to us! You’re better than that. So hold your head up because it’s time to hit the gym and start training, luckily we have the perfect baseball workouts for you.

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The Best Baseball Blogs to Follow: Stamp of Approval by Decker

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The Best Baseball Blogs

Baseball blogs come in all shapes and sizes, with plenty of baseball fans putting some effort into publishing stories about their favorite sport. However, good baseball blogs are hard to come by. Plenty of them do not give the creative and substantial content that baseball fans want, so we did some digging to find the best baseball blogs to follow. You can’t learn everything from just one person or source; it’s important to keep an archive of sources to lean on. Here are some of our favorites!

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How To Throw A Baseball Properly

Baseball is a game that consists of habits. It’s about expertise. No matter what, repetition is the easiest way to become an expert at the game. You want to throw the ball better? Start throwing it every day with the right mechanics. Get yourself in the habit of throwing it the correct way and it will become like clockwork. You’ll repeat the same throw every time.

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Baseball Equipment Necessary To Participate

Baseball is a sport that is open for anyone to try and is encouraged as it teaches kids valuable lessons about teamwork. No matter what age, baseball teams grow close and become friends for life. If you are considering playing, it’s important that you set yourself up for success. Having the proper baseball equipment is essential in order to be the best player you can be. We have outlined all of the essential baseball equipment that you need in order to play the game. 

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When Should You Put Your Kids In Sports?

Placing your child in a sport for the first time is incredibly fun, a little terrifying and there are a lot of unknowns. What if he/she hates it? Isn’t good at the game? Doesn’t follow directions well? Isn’t a good teammate? How do you really know when the time is right to place your child in a sport? None of these things you are going to know for 100% and that’s okay! Sports is a great tool to teach discipline, commitment, communication, teamwork, perseverance and overall health. Sports are fun and a way for children to make friends, gain self-confidence and promotes goal setting at an early age. However, sports can also be detrimental to your child’s growth. So having a good idea of when you should put your kids in sports and preparing them before placing them on an “organized team” is really important.

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Ultimate Training Tips and Off Season Baseball Workouts

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During the season, the sport you play probably takes over your life. You practice. You play games. You train. You change your personal schedule. Your sleep schedule changes. Pretty much your life revolves around the game, your team, your coach and maybe even your competitors.

During this time you are incredibly disciplined. But what about when the season ends? Do you just drop everything, eat whatever you want, do whatever you want, stop working out and completely forget about the sport? Hopefully not, but it’s easy to do all those things. We’ve put together a list of general tips and things to keep in mind during the off season and featured five offseason baseball workouts for you to try out!
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