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).
Competing in sports has taught me that if I’m not willing to give 120 percent, somebody else will.
Stop Wishing For It.
Start Working For It.
The word “disciple” means to train or to teach and is the root word for “discipline”. The goal of any disciplinary action is not to punish but to correct and change a behavior. When a athlete refuses to accept the option to change it results in levels of consequences which can eventually become, “you can no longer be part of the team”.
As much as possible, eliminate the emotion from conversations, confrontation and decisions and approach each situation with calm truth… “I am for you, we can work on this together but I will hold you accountable”.
Its not the team with the best player that wins. Its the players with the best team that wins!!!
He Who Does Not Run To His Position, Will Soon Have No Position To Run To.
One Day You’ll wake up, & there won’t be anyone left to take to practice.
“I will Be accountable to God for this: What did I do with all those kids he gave me? what did I do to build his kingdom?”
I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don’t think about it is when I’m playing it.
If you think practice is boring, Try sitting on the “BENCH”.
Losers assemble in small groups and complain about the coaches and other players. Winners assemble as a team and find ways to win.