Tag: batting

8 Ways to Be a Better Baseball Coach Next Year

September 24, 2018

What to Do When the Season Ends to Make Sure Next Year is Better The season just ended and let me guess, you’re relieved. Next season isn’t for a couple months. You can wait a while to get ready, right? Wrong! The reason why you are probably so relieved is that the season was stressful…

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The Best Tee in Baseball – The Batting Tee that Every Coach Needs

February 9, 2018

Stop buying the same tees that break every couple weeks and invest in a tee that lasts for years. I wouldn’t promote a product I wouldn’t use for myself or my own team. As a coach, former Division I player, and avid believer in the baseball Gods, I have searched the overabundance of baseball equipment…

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How to Make the Batting Lineup – A New Coach’s Guide to Making a Batting Lineup in Seconds

February 5, 2018

How to Make the Batting Lineup in Seconds Making a batting lineup is no easy task. The minute you start building your lineup, or what I like to call: “the Rubik’s cube of baseball,” you realize that there is no cookie cutter way to make a lineup. I bet that up until now you’ve been…

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What is a “hitter’s count?”

August 18, 2017

A hitter’s count is any count where the hitter has the advantage. This could be a number of counts; 1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-0, or 3-1. The batter can be aggressive or selective in this situation. The pitcher may feel a little pressure to throw a strike in these circumstances. Confidence plays a huge role into…

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