Travis Kerber of Elite Baseball Training gives a master class for youth baseball coaches and parents on how to teach kids how to pitch in Part 1 of a two-part interview. Show notes
Chris O’Leary shares how to do video analysis of your youth players’ pitching and hitting mechanics, with particular emphasis on healthy pitching deliveries. Plus Justin Stone answers a question about specialization in our “Ask Justin” Question Of The Week. Show notes
Joe Perona describes his blueprint for turning around a dying program (that even his son’s friends didn’t want to join) into a two-time state champion that kids are now clamoring to join. Show notes
John T. Reed shares his unique, contrarian—and sometimes controversial—youth baseball strategies. Plus Justin Stone answers a question about the ideal practice for our “Ask Justin” Question Of The Week. Show notes
I compare ConvertKit with AWeber and GetResponse, revealing the pros and cons of all three.
Kyle Nelson of Cornerstone Coaching Academy shares his offseason strength & conditioning program for youth baseball, particularly high school players. Plus, Justin Stone of elitebaseball.tv answers his first “Ask Justin” Question Of The Week about how a 9-year-old hitter should be taught to swing. Show notes
Jim Price, owner of Chicago’s most well-known indoor baseball training facility, gives tips on how to maximize indoor baseball training.Show notes
Jim Cromer, the host of the Youth Baseball Talk Powered By Baseball Youth podcast, sits down to chat in a wide-ranging interview, including his assessment of the state of youth baseball today. Show notes
In this episode, I chat with Sam Miller, the editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus, one of the most widely respected sabermetric web sites, to tackle the subject of using sabermetrics in youth baseball. Show notes
In this episode, I chat with Elite Baseball Training founder Justin Stone as he gives a master class on proper infield play. Show notes
In this episode, I chat with Pulitzer Prize-winning author and youth baseball coach Joe Hallinan about how psychology permeates youth baseball and some things coaches can do in both combating it and utilizing it. Show notes
In this brief inaugural episode, I introduce myself, my vision for the show and how it will benefit you, and the show format. Show notes
Most practices are equal parts hitting, throwing and fielding. But do those parts affect the game equally?
Does the 80/20 rule (a.k.a. the Pareto Principle) apply to youth baseball? And if so, what does that mean for how coaches should plan practices?Read the full article
Youth baseball coaches love drills…lots of them. But has anyone stopped to ask: are most drills a waste of time? How can you tell if a drill is a waste of time? Which drills are actually helpful?Read the full article
Most youth baseball coaches don’t think twice about whether their lineup is the most optimal lineup. This post explains why the traditional batting order is flawed for use in youth baseball and proposes a more appropriate way to arrange your lineup.Read the full article