Plus Rob answers the Question of the Week (33:10) about practice plan help for head coaches who don't have any helpers.
In this 40-minute episode, you'll learn:
- how failure management became a part of Jim's coaching style (9:06)
- why youth baseball skill development is in need of help (13:30)
- two trends Jim is seeing in the youth baseball landscape (15:11)
- the problem with a hyper-focus on velocity gains (17:34)
- whether youth pitchers in the off-season should take time off or continue to train (20:26)
- how to increase athleticism (24:00)
- how to increase velocity (25:56)
- what a throwing program looks like (28:31)
- whether accuracy should be part of the focus when training non-max velocity (30:55)
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Resources and links mentioned in this episode
- YBE 142: Creating Positive Experiences with Deven Morgan
- YBE 141: Training Youth Pitchers, The Driveline Way with Deven Morgan
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