Infield Range And How To Improve It

Posted on September 4, 2013

Infield Range And How To Improve It   Great infielders have three things in common.  They are steady with the glove, they have strong arms, and they have good range.  Being able to get to balls other defenders can't get to will separate you from the next guy.  I am going to explain why range is so important.  I will also cover four ways to increase your range in just a few minutes.   Range is the amount of ground you can cover ...

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Blocking Is The Easy Part

Posted on July 10, 2013

It is common knowledge among youth baseball and softball coaches that the one play most responsible for scoring runs is not the blast over the fence or the shot in the gap; it’s the passed ball. As coaches we often find ourselves asking why is it so difficult for our young catchers to keep the ball in front of them. Why do so many balls get by and allow runners to advance and ultimately score? To understand the problem lets divide passed ...

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