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  • Baseball Drills are Necessary; Here's Why

    Baseball Drills are Necessary; Here's Why

    posted in Coaches CornerFundamentals by Jack Perconte

    Are Baseball Drills Good or Bad

    Many youth coaches have probably questioned whether baseball drills are necessary and I'm here to tell you they are!

    I have heard baseball coaches say, "I never use baseball drills because they create robots of players and get players thinking too much." My first thought is how can coaches not use baseball drillsand my second thought follows, coaching must be very boring without them.

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    29 09, 22
  • Hitting Instruction Absolutes for All Coaches

    Hitting Instruction Absolutes for All Coaches

    posted in Coaches CornerFundamentals by Jack Perconte

    Hitting Instruction Necessities for every Baseball Coach

    No matter the ages of players or the experience of the baseball coach, some hitting instruction absolutes exist that all must know and apply. The ironic part of hitting instruction, the more one knows, the more one realizes there is to learn. That fact attests to the difficulty of perfecting the baseball swing, and of coaching hitting.

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    09 09, 18
  • Coaching Baseball Fundamentals Five Concepts to Know

    Coaching Baseball Fundamentals Five Concepts to Know

    posted in Coaches CornerFundamentals by Jack Perconte

    I have been coaching baseball fundamentals for twenty-seven years now. It took me some years to learn them, though. I am proof that having played at the highest level is no guarantee one knows what they are doing. But after years of study, I figured out some things. But, coaching baseball fundamentals in the most efficient manner is always a work in progress. Thinking back on all the coaching, there are five words (concepts) that are most prominent when teaching the skills and strategy of baseball.

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    09 09, 18
  • Baseball Swing Analysis for the Amateur Coach One Simple Way

    Baseball Swing Analysis for the Amateur Coach One Simple Way

    posted in Coaches CornerFundamentals by Jack Perconte

    Baseball Swing Analysis is So Confusing

    Helping other coaches and parents develop an eye for good baseball swing analysis is a funny thing. I often explain to many coaches a couple of basic ways to analyze the baseball swing, and some pick up on it right away and can recognize little things during the fast moving action of the swing, and others just cannot see it, and never seem to "get it."

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    07 09, 18
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