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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Whether you have baseball coaching in mind or you are simply looking for baseball drills that will really suit your team, you are going to find that pinch hitting is something that you need to think about. When you see an opportunity to really lay it on the line and to call in the pinch…

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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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