Answering Baseball Stride Drills Reader Question: “How Important Is Forward Momentum I Know We Must Go Forward But Does It Matter If Stride Is Big Or Small?” “…Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks.  She  went for a walk in the forest.  Pretty soon, she came upon a house.  She knocked […]

11 TBall Drills & Tips, So You Can Be Confident You’re Preparing Players For The Next Level In researching this coaching tball drills post, I did a Google search for “coach tee ball”, and one of the Google pre-populated search terms that came up was “coach tee ball without going insane“.  Apparently, there’s a book […]

How Your Central Hitting “Operating System” May Be Causing You To Lose Out On Scoring More Runs Recently, I had a conversation with a coach on Facebook who thought the following quote from Josh Donaldson was “horrible advice”: “If you’re 10-years-old and your coach tells you to get on top of the ball…tell him NO.” […]

Don’t Teach Rearward Barrel Acceleration Without Understanding Pitch Depth First   There are a few “gurus” out there promoting a rearward barrel acceleration, which I agree with.  However, in teaching young hitters the concept over the past few years, with no disregard for pitch depth, some of my most clean hitters – mechanically – were […]

I’ve Lied To You for A Couple Years Now…Joey Votto On His 2018 Approach   The Josh Donaldson interview last year was awesome, but I think THIS interview with Joey Votto may be better.  It doesn’t have the same let-the-beast-out-of-cage feeling that Donaldson contributed, but I feel Votto gives us more of a glimpse into the […]