How to Prep Step to Increase your Range on the Diamond

Oct 15, 2020
 

Make the most out of working in a small area!

One of our favorite drills to do indoors and outdoors is called the Prep Step Drill.  You can do this is a small area and work on first step quickness and taking the correct angles to the ball.  
 
The key to doing the prep step correctly is to keep your feet moving while the pitcher is getting ready to deliver the pitch.  As the...
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How to Generate More Power in Baseball

Oct 08, 2020
 

For hitters to hit with more power, they have to hit from a strong launch position!  During the pitchers wind-up, the batter should have rhythm & timing, creating a load to put them in the best position to hit the ball hard.  Some hitters load with a leg kick, some with a toe tap and others with a small stride.  There is no correct way for all hitters to load, but the key is...

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Be a Dolphin not a Turtle- Teach the Dive!

Oct 07, 2020
 

Be a Dolphin not a Turtle- Teach the Dive!

In our Turn2 Course we talk about how to properly dive for a ball. We want to make sure our players are safe and efficiently diving so we can make a play and execute the play. We show the different directional dives so that your players can make plays from both the forehand and the backhand.

Steve Nikorak is showing how to dive properly at the...

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How to Dive Back to the Bag on a Pick Off

Oct 07, 2020
 

Q: How should we teach our players to get back to the bag safely on a pick off throw from the pitcher?

This is a great question and as there are many ways to get back to the bag whether it’s a dive back, run back, lunge back these are all techniques depending on the distance of the lead. We like to teach a specific lead which allows us to know exactly where we are in relationship to the...

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Dominate the Obstacle Course

Sep 21, 2020
 

Multiple Stations in 1 Drill

 

Hi {{ first_name }},

 

Are you bored with practice?

 

Is it hard to engage with your players?

 

Are you looking to spruce up your drills?

 

We have the SOLUTION ... The Obstacle Course Training for Practice!

 

At practice we ran an awesome obstacle course.

7 drill and skills all in one:
 Diving 

Throwing

Tagging

Agility...

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Throw the Ball Harder

Sep 15, 2020
 

Sept 15th, 2020

Throwing the baseball harder is often the most sought after action in baseball.

Parents and coaches are all asking how to help their player throw the ball harder.  

We asked Mike Nikorak of the Colorado Rockies to help us with this question.  

Watch the video and see what he has to say ...

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Baseball pitchers - progressions, different pitches and arm health

Sep 05, 2020


As we head into the end of the summer season and start to get ready for the Fall season it is important to remind everyone that pitcher arm health is so important.

It’s great to have pitching drills you can do at home with no equipment necessary and also be able teach / learn routines, progressions, different pitches, and arm health!

SNEAK PEAK at Pitching Course

Let Mike Nikorak 1st...

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The Bucket Drill to the Rescue

Aug 31, 2020
 

Coach Duke Baxter and Coach Steve Nikorak demonstrate the Bucket Drill to help kids build confidence

 

We were asked a question by coach John.   He says that half of his team every time a ball is thrown to them are getting out of the way of the ball. They're so afraid of the ball that they don't even care about catching it. Do you have any drills that help them build...

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How to Teach Cuts and Relays for First Baseman

Aug 26, 2020
 

Baseball Coach Training

Teach Cuts and Relays for the First Baseman

Hey guys, in this video, we're going to talk about cuts and relays. As a first baseman, as we move up to the bigger field especially, we are the cutoff man for both right field and center field. I know a lot of times on the little league field, the pitcher's the cutoff man for left center and right, but as we get to the bigger...

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Drills for Pitchers After Pitching

Aug 22, 2020
 

The Tempo Run and Long Distance Running

 

Q:  What should pitchers do after throwing a bullpen or pitching in a game to help in their recovery.

 

Coach Mike Nikorak talks about 2 ways that are very helpful and can help your pitchers and players recover quicker and healthier.

 

 The First method is long distance running often times called 'Poles' in which we run from...

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