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youth baseball

overcoaching
Off the Field

Recently while browsing through a youth baseball message board, I came across an interesting coaching discussion that had received a fairly large response.  The initial post revolved around a dad who was looking for advice on how to break his son’s fear of getting hit by a pitch. This is

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finding-the-right-fit
College BaseballRecruiting

Whenever you hear people talk about recruiting, whether it be on TV, message boards or anywhere else, you hear the word “fit”. To some it may sound ambiguous because people believe in most cases schools just recruit the best players they can find. Of course coaches are looking for talented

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pitchcount
High SchoolTrainingTravel Ball

In a game that featured New Orleans Jesuit HS and Archbishop Rummel,  LA HS two star pitchers threw a combined 347 pitches. This was a highly anticpated matchup in the state as Emerson Gibbs a Tulane signee was on the hill for Jesuit and Mitch Sewald an LSU signee would be

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head gears
College BaseballHigh SchoolTravel Ball

Most people are familiar with the famous Yogi Berra quote that baseball is “90% mental and 10% physical” for those who have battled between the white lines they know this to be true. Baseball is such a mental game no matter what position you play if you let your mental

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Tommy John Surgery
Off the FieldTraining

At the age of nine years old, I pitched 19 innings during a weeklong All-Star tournament.  My coach deployed a “win at all cost” mentality in order to win the big trophy.  At the time, my parents were unaware of the injury risk that persistent throwing and pitching would have

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