Take a portion of the money you are already spending on travel sports and dedicate it to good athletic development training. There should always be a balance in your young athletes life between: competitive play sport practice free play training recovery When any of those things are out of proportion bad things can happen. Too […]
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My first article explained why teams struggle at the plate. If you have not read it yet click here for Part 1. This article will follow up with some ways to improve your team’s hitting. If you are not the coach your practices my not allow for you to change some of these things. You […]
This is a question I hear a lot from everyone from little league to college so I decided to lay out my thoughts on this issue. Your coach may do many or all of these things. I will remind you that he is your coach. The best you can do is execute when a sign […]
We see the trend to sport specialization happening all around us. It seems kids are always getting pulled to do more and more of each sport and focus on particular sports at a young age.
Parents are told that if their kids don’t specialize in a specific sport their child will not be able to play at the next level or on the elite team. They are told about how much work it takes to develop the skills required and that this can only be done through specialization.