Paul Niggebrugge, founder of Be Your Best Academy, warns us about several more hitting blindspots from a coaching perspective. Many of the blindspots discussed in this episode relate to younger players. This is Part 2 of the interview; if you missed Part 1, you can catch it here.
Plus, Justin Stone of elitebaseball.tv answers the Question Of The Week, this time about whether there's an advantage of playing your kid up.
In this 40-minute episode, you'll learn:
- how to use the power of questions to teach a skill
- whether to use questions during team activities or at stations
- the importance of understanding how you make your outs
- how to instill a culture of learning from struggles
- what is ineffective batting practice
- a sample Ultimate Batting Practice
- how to structure a batting practice for t-ballers and coach pitch batters
- the two biggest issues for coaches to work on with t-ball & coach pitch batters
- four key questions to ask your young hitters as they learn to hit
- how to help kids with timing and pitch recognition
- avoiding neuroconfusion and neurostagnation
- how we often don't define terms in our vocabulary
- a few thoughts on being a power hitter
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