Xan Barksdale concludes his master class on how to teach catching (the catcher position) to youth baseball players. This is Part 2 in a two-part interview series with Xan. Plus Justin Stone of elitebaseball.tv answers the Ask Justin Question Of The Week about hitting the outside pitch. Show notes
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YBE 013: How To Teach Catching (Part 1) with Xan Barksdale
Xan Barksdale breaks down how to teach catching (in the catcher position) to youth baseball players. This is Part 1 in a two-part interview series with Xan. Show notes
YBE 012 – How To Teach Pitching (Part 2) with Travis Kerber
Travis Kerber of Elite Baseball Training concludes his master class for youth baseball coaches and parents on how to teach kids how to pitch in part 2 of a two-part interview. Also, Justin Stone of elitebaseball.tv goes deep in our “Ask Justin” Question Of The Week about the value of choking up on the bat. Show notes
YBE 011 – How To Teach Pitching (Part 1) with Travis Kerber
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
YBE 010: Video Analysis In Youth Baseball with Chris O’Leary
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
YBE 009: Turning Around A Dying Program with Joe Perona
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
YBE 008: Unique Strategies From A Contrarian Mind with John T. Reed
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
YBE 007: Offseason Strength & Conditioning with Kyle Nelson
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
YBE 006: Indoor Training with Jim Price
Jim Price, owner of Chicago’s most well-known indoor baseball training facility, gives tips on how to maximize indoor baseball training.Show notes
YBE 005: The State of Youth Baseball Coaching with Jim Cromer
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
YBE 004: Using Sabermetrics in Youth Baseball with Sam Miller
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
YBE 003: Proper Infield Play in Youth Baseball with Justin Stone
In this episode, I chat with Elite Baseball Training founder Justin Stone as he gives a master class on proper infield play. Show notes
YBE 002: The Psychology of Youth Baseball with Joe Hallinan
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
YBE 001: Welcome to the Youth Baseball Edge Podcast
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