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CCA Podcast 125 – 3 tips for shutting down the running game

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_125_-_3_tips_to_shutting_down_the_running_game.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the CCA podcast you will learn: The pitcher’s number one job The simple thing your pitcher can do to help your catchers Why it’s ok to throw the ball down the line sometimes How we use a slide step What […]

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CCA Podcast 124 – Getting pitchers ready for opening day

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_124_-_Getting_your_pitchers_ready_for_the_season.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: What your #1 priority in planning your practices should be Why you need to meet your pitchers where they are to get ready for the sason Should you map out preliminary roles for your […]

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Measurement Tools for Indoor Baseball Tryouts

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Click Here to Download Measurement Tools for Indoor Baseball Tryouts       For more info on running tryouts, check out our previous blog post on Running Effective Baseball Tryouts     Here is a great article from Colonial Baseball Instruction on Baseball Tryouts    

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CCA Podcast 123 – 10 tips for a more efficient batting practice

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_123_-_10_tips_for_maximizing_your_batting_practice_routine.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: How to set up a routine for your players and why it’s important How to make sure their swings count toward their 10,000 hours of “deliberate practice” How to use batting practice to emphasize […]

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CCA Podcast 122 – 10 tips for running better practices

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_122_-_10_tips_for_running_better_practices_in_2018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the CCA podcast you will learn: Why my practices were too long Avoid the 3 dreaded Ls What do your kids spend most of their time doing in games?  What do you spend most of your time doing in practice? […]

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CCA Podcast 121: Running your tryouts in 2018

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_121_-_Running_your_tryouts_in_2018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS In this episode of the CCA Coaching Academy, you will learn: What to do if your tryouts are inside How to work around a limited tryout space What to do when you CAN get outside How to create competition in your tryouts Why […]

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5 ways to maximize your bullpens this year

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5 ways to make your bullpen sessions more game-like Pitching is different than almost every other skill in baseball in that it’s not a reaction.  The pitcher is in total control, they decide when the ball is thrown, they the pitch type, the pitch location, and the pitch velocity. Everyone else reacts to them. Because […]

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Expectations for Catchers in Bullpens

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Expectations for Catchers in Bullpens 1.) This is your practice time… work on receiving and blocking. 2.) Get in a good stance every pitch 3.) Work on receiving every pitch 4.) Block any ball in the dirt 5.) Pre-select pitches to work on T-Drill 6.) Get to know your pitchers, what pitches can they throw […]

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CCA Podcast 120 – Getting the most out of a crowded weight room this offseason

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_120_-_Tips_for_managing_a_large_weight_room_this_offseason.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: You only have one coach… two coaches… no you don’t! How much time we spend in the weight room each day. What are the major lifts we use? Why the offseason is one of […]

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CCA Podcast 119: Components of a great outfielder

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_119_-_Components_of_great_outfield_play.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: How to get access to our offseason Winter Clinic An easy change you can make to improve your outfield practice How to create consistent off the bat footwork Why we don’t believe in “first […]

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