It's summer again and it's time to get out of the house and there's no better way than with a fun game like some improvised baseball. You don't need a whole team of people all you need is a bat, a ball and another person to play with.
This collection of instructional videos from BaseballRox with baseball player Max Luckhurst focuses on the proper blocking fundamentals for the catcher. Coach Luckhurst explains the proper technique and body positioning when blocking wild pitches and pitches in the dirt as a catcher in the sport of baseball.
Tony Gwynn hit .394 in over 20 seasons. That is a killer batting average. Learn the skills and easy-to-do drills that Hall-of-Famer Tony Gwynn used to become one of the greatest hitters of all time! Practice hitting with Tony Gwynn.
This video gives you four steps on how to properly break into a baseball glove. If a glove isn‚Äôt correctly broken into, it may affect a player‚Äôs performance. The first step is to condition the leather, softening it by adding either glove oil or cream. Remove any excess oil with a paper towel. Make sure to repeat this step throughout the year. The second step is shaping your glove by placing a ball where you would normally hold a baseball and then tying two large bands around the glove in ...
Hall Of Famer Ozzie Smith, one of the greatest shortstops of all time, joins Harold (also a multi-Gold Glove winner) for skills and drills! This is an official MLB instructional drill on infield drills and plays. Run infield drills with Ozzie Smith.
This instructional video from BaseballRox with baseball player Noah Jackson will help you develop your hitting mechanics with hitting drills in the sport of baseball. This baseball video is aimed to help young players and coaches improve their performance on the field. See how to practice the thunderstick drill in baseball.
This instructional video from BaseballRox with baseball player Noah Jackson will help you develop your hitting mechanics with hitting drills in the sport of baseball. This baseball video is aimed to help young players and coaches improve their performance on the field. See how to react to getting hit by the pitch in baseball.
On MLB channel, Rickey Henderson shares some base-stealing secrets with Barry Larkin and Harold Reynolds. Henderson has a record for stolen bases. It requires speed, agility, good judgment and decisiveness. Steal bases with Rickey Henderson.
Coach pitch is an important part of any child's progression up the baseball and softball ladder. After tee ball, the next step for most young players is participating in a league where the coach pitches to them. This video teaches youth baseball and softball coaches how to pitch to their young players properly to maximize their learning, improve their baseball skills, and foster their love of the game.
Nolan's Express Tips: Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan talks about his workout regimen. Nolan Ryan gives us the lowdown on how to stay fit and get a proper gym workout for pitching health. This is a well designed overview of pitcher's muscle sets and keeping injury free. Design a workout regimen for pitching with Nolan Ryan.
Bring the heat! Speed and lateral motion makes this bad boy a tough pitch to hit. Learn the proper technique for throwing a 2-seam fastball here.
A pitcher will have different requirements for his or her baseball glove from a baseman or outfielder. Depending on what position you play, you'll want to break in your baseball glove accordingly, and this quick sports video shows you the best way to do it.
You've been a little league baseball coach for years now, but now you're an all-star coach. Is there a difference? Yes, there is!
Every type of athletic field or court requires maintenance to preserve the quality of the playing surface. Baseball might be the most labor-intensive field maintenance sport of all, with its mixture of surfaces and the very exacting lines chalked from home plate to the outfield wall. This video explains some tips and techniques for lining a baseball field properly with an old-fashioned lining machine. It works for football too!
The catcher is the player on the baseball field on whom the most difficult mental and physical demands are placed. They have to squat for long periods of time, defend the plate from slides and, most importantly, call the game for the pitchers. This video teaches you, as a youth baseball coach, how to train your catcher's mind to make them better at calling games and improve the performance of your whole pitching staff.
In this how to video, you will learn how to build up your arm strength for pitching. This involves using exercises that give you more focus on the muscles you will use for throwing. A high cable curl and crunch is a useful exercise for doing this. It involves gripping the rope on a weight machine and combining two different exercises together as one. You first start out with a curl, and then move on to a crunch. Repeat this for as many times as necessary. This will help you get a little extra...
The video shows us how to throw a curve ball like a college pitcher. There are actually keys to throw a curve ball. Number one is the grip, number two, your arm speed and number three is the position of your hand when you throw the ball. First step is to focus on the grip and here it is going to be on a two seam and your index finger and your middle finger is placed on the right side for right hand throw and on the left side of the ball for left hand throw for the exact gripping. Number two i...
This instructional video from BaseballRox will help you develop your infield mechanics in the sport of baseball. This baseball video is aimed to help young players and coaches improve their performance on the field. See how to use the infielder's ready position in baseball.
This collection of instructional videos from BaseballRox with baseball player Max Luckhurst focuses on throwing fundamentals for the catcher. Coach Luckhurst explains the throwing mechanics and throwing runners out with the jab step and the jump turn as a catcher in the sport of baseball.
This collection of instructional videos from BaseballRox with baseball player Max Luckhurst focuses on the equipment for the catcher. Coach Luckhurst explains the proper use of the helmet, chest protector, shin guards, cup and catcher's glove in the sport of baseball.
This instructional video from BaseballRox with baseball player Noah Jackson will help you develop your hitting mechanics with hitting drills in the sport of baseball. This baseball video is aimed to help young players and coaches improve their performance on the field. See how to practice the soft toss drill in baseball.
This instructional video from BaseballRox with baseball player Noah Jackson will help you develop your hitting mechanics with hitting drills in the sport of baseball. This baseball video is aimed to help young players and coaches improve their performance on the field. See how to practice the beginning no stride step drill in baseball.
This instructional video provides basic tips on proper baseball hitting fundamentals. Whether you are a parent who is excited about getting your youngster or youngsters started out in t-ball, a teenager trying to improve your skills or even a college or professional player, these hitting basics hold true regardless of what skill level you are at.
There are a number of ways to break in your baseball glove. Some of these ways are pretty wild, but aren't necessarily as good as its word. The best way of going about this is by using oils, moderately. Take a look at this tutorial and learn how to properly break the baseball glove without ruining it.
Does your budding athlete dream of knocking baseballs out of the park? Get her started on the right foot by teaching her how to hold and swing a baseball bat.
Learn about the half bat drill for improving your overall batting skills in baseball.
Watch for these 8 common mistakes made when hitting a baseball and how to correct your batting. The first of these mistakes is overstriding.
A curve ball is considered an off-speed pitch and is very effective. You should not throw this pitch if you are not physically mature yet. Around 13 years old is an appropriate age to start throwing one. A curve ball is slower than a fastball and breaks down. It breaks from 12 to 6. If the strike zone was a clock, a curve ball would start at the 12 and end up at the 6. You should throw this pitch when you are ahead in the count and can put the batter away!
A good baseball team can't be good unless all of its players are good. And while every player is important to the team's overall success, the batter is usually the one most closely watched and analyzed.
In this video, we learn how to throw multiple pitches in baseball. When you hold the ball, you should have your middle and pointer finger next to each other on the laces. The thumb should be sitting on the grip and your hand should be tight, which will achieve the curve ball. For the slider, you will grip the ball with your pointer and middle finger spread apart in a 'v' shape and your thumb on the laces. Use these pointers to help you throw the baseball while you are playing a game. Practice...
In this tutorial, we learn how to play baseball with Goofy. First, you will need to play in a ball park and have players for each team. The pitcher will throw the ball and the hitter will hit the ball, then run to the different bases. The uniform will be loose fitting so it's easier for the player to run around on the field. Players will also have to practice holding the bat and playing against other teams so they know how to get along with other players. After the pitcher throws the ball, if...
Eat it boys. 13-years-old. 65 mph fastball. Striking out her victims left and right.
In this tutorial, we learn how to throw a crazy gyroball in wiffle ball. You will first stand still with the ball in your hand grasping it lightly, when you go to throw the ball, throw with force and spin your body around. This should make the ball go straight into the target almost every time you throw it. Keep practicing this until you have the hand placement correct. Try moving your hand in different positions around the ball so that the grasp makes the ball move in the right direction. Af...
In this tutorial, we learn how to throw a riser pitch with a wiffle ball. first, hold your wiffleball the same as you would hold a slider. Throw with your sidearm towards the ground. This should be fairly simple to do, but you will need to get your fingers place correctly on the ball to make the throw perfect. Throw faster if you want the ball to hit the opponent harder. Keep practicing this until the ball flies into the spot you want and gets the amount of air it should get. When you learn h...
In this tutorial, we learn how to throw a sweeping cutter in baseball. This is a throw that will fool the batter so they swing and miss the ball. First, take your middle finger and put it on the inside lace of the ball. Now, place your index finger right next to it. Your thumb should be underneath the bottom seam of the baseball. To throw, come forward and snap your wrist when you release. This is what will give the ball a curve. Apply pressure to your fingers when you throw the ball to make ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to throw a change-up in baseball little league. To do a circle throw, you will use your three fingers to make a circle on the baseball, and pitch it and just throw it like you're throwing a fast ball. Teach your child how to change speeds while throwing, so they are a good pitcher in baseball and think about what they are doing before they throw the ball. The more you stick the ball into the palm, the softer the ball will be. The close to the fingertips the ball...
There's a proper and improper way to line a baseball field. Learn how to prepare the ball field the correctly in this video. After the field has been mowed and leveled, you can place the bases and begin to line the field. You'll learn that the proper way to line each baseline is to take a cord reel with a stake attached. Place the stake down on your starting base or home plate, and pull the cord to your ending point. This way you can make sure your line is correct before you begin lining. Onc...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to throw eephus pitch in baseball. This pitch is a gimmick pitch and rarely used in any baseball game. There is no certain way to grip it. It is preferably gripped like a fastball pitch. This pitch can be used to catch the hitter off-guard and can be used as a last resort to strike out a player. The ball is thrown lightly overhand and goes at a low speed. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy playing baseball, ad would like to learn differen...
Most people believe the most exciting play n baseball is the home run, but some would say the most exciting play is at the plate. The catcher is the one with the most exciting responsibility. They control the home plate, and they're responsible for blocking ohm elate and making tag plays to keep the opponent's score down. Learn how to teach your young baseball players how to block the plate as a catcher. It's a tough job, but somebody's gotta do it.
Young baseball pitchers aren't necessarily born with a gifted talent for strikeouts, most have to be taught and honed to develop those types of feats. And the best time to teach them is when there still on little league. We're talking about the 11- and 12-year-olds. Coaching them and preparing them for the next level of play requires skill, and with this video you'll learn some great pitching drills to use on your star pitcher. Also, it talks about pitch counts and injuries with pitchers.