How To Choose A Pitching Machine

Before we dive into pitching machine features & benefits, allow me a coach’s perspective on how I believe ballplayers are made. FIRST… You must learn the proper mechanics!How this long stick is most efficiently wielded from pre-pitch to follow through....

Buying An Arm Style Pitching Machine

Which Master Pitching Machine Iron Mike Do I Buy?   Probably the greatest tools a team could want that will make the single biggest impact on a team of budding ballplayers, is a pitching machine & batting cage! If the arm style machine is your favorite style...

Bunt Young, Bunt Often

Bunting is a very big part of the game of baseball. And when a bunt is laid down the right way, it is very difficult to defend. I have always been big on bunting and feel it can be taught at a young age. There are basically two types of bunts: the square bunt and the...

Batting Fundamentals

1.   Don’t grip your bat at the very end. Leave, say, an inch or two. Also, leave at least an inch or more space between your hands; that gives you balance and control of bat, and also keeps hands from interfering with each other during the swing. 2.   Take...

How to Avoid a Late Swing

Swinging late is often a problem with young players. One reason for swinging late involves the hitter not knowing where he is supposed to make contact with the ball. Many want to make contact over the plate instead of in front of it. Carrying the ball to the plate and...

How to Prevent Stepping Out on the Pitch

Stepping out generally begins because of a fear of the ball and may continue later simply because of habit. To help correct this habit, place a ball glove or something flat to the left of the hitter’s stride area (for right-handers), so they know when they are...