It recently occurred to me how often young baseball players fail to train their lower arms and hands for baseball. I was recently discussing this with an expert, former National Grip Champion Jedd Johnson, and how important strong hands and forearms are in baseball. Jedd was also a baseball player in college and helped me…

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Once a Little Leaguer moves from tee-ball to pitching machine to live pitcher, hitting off the tee may seem elementary and perhaps beneath him. However, in youth baseball training, hitting off a tee can be an excellent drill, especially if a good batting coach is watching the mechanics. Hitting off the tee, with a stationary…

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A ball club’s outfield has three major assignments when in the field: Take a base hit away from a batter whenever possible. (Catch the fly ball). Cut down the length of base hits. (Hustle and work together to hold the batter and/or runners to the minimum number of bases). Keep runners from advancing whenever possible….

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