Daily Barks

What it takes to be a Successful Athlete

Successful Athletes:

  1. Choose and maintain a positive attitude.
  2. Maintain a high level of self-motivation.
  3. Set high, realistic goals.
  4. Deal effectively with people.
  5. Use positive self-talk.
  6. Use positive mental imagery.
  7. Manage anxiety effectively.
  8. Manage their emotions effectively.
  9. Maintain concentration.

10 Ways To Stand Out As A Baseball Player

  1. Put in the extra work.
  2. Be a coachable player.
  3. Use good body language.
  4. Be a team leader.
  5. Do everything hard.
  6. Be a great teammate.
  7. Take pride in your defense.
  8. Play with passion.
  9. Learn from failure.
  10. Make Adjustments

Drills for the week.

Weekly Drills
Tee Work: 125 Bottom Hand Swings a week.
(Slightly open stance, no load, work path of bottom hand staying  on ball a little longer, do not pul off.)
Ground Ball Work: 125 back hands behind you a week.
(Outfield: 125 Power stride per week, Create good angles, Break down behind ball, stride to ball with foot and glove side to ball, glove out in front, try to gain ground with proper foot work ether R/L or L/R depending on what side you throw with).

Great Hitters

Great Hitters
Step up to the plate with confidence
Have an aggressive mentality
Have great timing
Stay balanced
Use the entire field
Practice with a purpose
Fail forward

Learn how to not ride the pine

Sitting on your buns, is preparing you to ride the pine.
Get outside and work to be in the line up.

5 Things That Show How Committed An Athlete Really Is

5 Things That Show How Committed An Athlete Really Is.

1. The Questions they ask.

2. The time they arrive at practice.

3. Their ability to listen and carry out instructions.

4. The attitude and effort they bring daily.

5. Their lifestyle and habits outside of practice time.

Lou Holtz

is what you’re capable of doing

determines what you do

determines how well you do it.”




A college recruiter will never ask you about your 8-14u travel ball team record. Focus on DEVELOPMENT!!!

I could Probably throw harder if I wanted, But why? When their in a jam, a lot of pitchers try to throw harder. Me, I just try and locate better.
Greg Madux

Who has really changed?

“You Know what makes me sick to my stomach ? When I hear grown people say that kids have changed. Kids haven’t changed. Kids don’t know anything about anything. We’ve changed as adults. We demand less of kids.We expect less of kids. We make their lives easier instead of preparing them for what life is truly about. Were the ones that have changed.”

Frank Martin
Head SC Basketball Coach