September 13, 2018

Life as a head coach begins and there is so many behind the scenes issues that a head coach must deal with which parents and kids do not realize. For instance, upon accepting the head baseball coaching position at a local high school here I have had to inventory all it...

July 5, 2018

Players, coaches, and parents - - with the summer heat quickly approaching its high we need to remind every athlete to HYDRATE. Water is the most important drink for all. 

For those that are not playing, they should get a minimum of at least 8 full glasses of water...

May 25, 2018

As the school year comes to an end and the baseball season is over, what comes next for each athlete (after a short break) is Summer Baseball. High School and Travel Teams form and this is the time for players to get moving on their off-season process. As stated in a p...

May 15, 2018

With the high school baseball season over for some, where do you and your team stand? Did you reach the year end goal you set?

These are only a few things players and coaches should evaluate. For our school we have some players who under performed and other who far exce...

March 1, 2018

Coaching is a difficult job but one of the most rewarding job out there. Coaches have to wear multiple "hats" when working with a player or team.

Coaches must be a :

1. Teacher

2. Parent

3. Role Model

4. Tutor (for older kids)

5. Confidant 

6. Trouble Shooter

7. Manager 

8. Pla...

January 22, 2018

 Now that the season has started you want to keep the strengths you made as well as build on the new improved performance you've gained in the off-season.

Focus during this time should be about "sport needs": position players should be running sprints 3-4 days per...

January 14, 2018

 Now we are at the point in our training to begin to convert on sport-specific training into specific baseball skills. 

Practice:

Do drills, fielding, hitting, and throwing as a team.

Running:

Players should be running 5-6 times per week. For the first two weeks in this tr...

January 1, 2018

At this point in the training program you should be training five times per week to be in peak performance by the start of Spring Training. The objective during this phase is to lift heavier weights for more sets and fewer reps. This will teach the body to turn on more...

December 16, 2017

As we begin to work into the first "formal" training phase of the program please note that the previous section (Active Rest) is designed to prime the body for the training portion. This training phase is designed to build a general fitness base. In the first 4-week bl...

December 2, 2017

 Goal: To recover, rehabilitate, and maintain current fitness level

The goal in the first three to four weeks after the season is over is active rest. You want to give your body time to recover from the completed season and stay just active enough to maintain fitness. F...

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