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CCA Podcast 103 – A new hitting approach?

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_103_-_A_new_hitting_approach_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: The goal of our at bats The program records we set this year and the one we don’t want to set again Our approach on 0 strikes How our approach changes with 1 strike […]

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CCA Podcast 102: 2 great fielding drills

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_102-_Two_great_fielding_drills_games.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS  In this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: The three most important things we work on with fielders once they have a footwork base. How to use a bucket or a cone to create a great fielding drill A game to […]

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CCA Podcast 101: Why I call pitches, and my favorite sequences

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_101-_Why_I_call_pitches_and_my_favorite_pitch_sequences.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS  In this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: Why I call pitches Why calling pitches can actually help your catcher learn to call a game How effective velocity impacts your pitch calls How where a hitter stands in the box can […]

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CCA Podcast 099: An effective popup and fly ball communication system

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_099-_An_effective_outfield_communication_system.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS  In this episode of the CCA podcast, you will learn: How to create your priority zones for pop-up and fly ball communication When your players should call the ball The verbiage we use use so our players know who has priority How many […]

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CCA Podcast 098: Creating an efficient cutoff and relay communication system

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_098-_Creating_an_effective_cuttoff_and_relay_system.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS  In this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: How to decide what base to throw the ball to Who is responsible for lining up the cutoff man How deep your cutoff me should or should not be A communication system for […]

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The first 5 things you should do when you become a head coach

You just got your first job as a head coach. ¬†After your initial euphoria and rush of adrenaline when you get that phone call, you probably will start to feel overwhelmed. Now what…   Step 1: Learn what you job is, and what your job isn’t Every athletic department is different, so one of the […]

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CCCA Podcast 097: Implementing your hitting philosophy with a new team

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_097_-_Implementing_your_offensive_philosophy_with_a_new_team.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS In this episode of the CCA Podcast you will learn: The greatest virtue you can have when implementing a new philosophy How to find the “wasted time” in your practices WHEN implementing your new philosophy should start Why our expectations are often UNFAIR […]

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CCA Podcast 096: Developing a successful summer camp program

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_096_-_Devleoping_a_successful_camp_series.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS In this episode of the CCA Podcast you will learn: How to select a time for your summer camp How to price your summer camp How to get workers for your summer camp How to use your camp to build your program’s brand […]

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A new take on an old hitting tool

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Tee work is often nostalgically viewed by many baseball coaches as the be all, end all of creating a good hitter.¬† Coaches often recommend swinging as much as 200-250 swings per day off the tee. If a player strikes out twice and pops-up twice in a game, the prescription is to go hit off a […]

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CCA Podcast 095: Setting your team up for success in a single elimination tournament

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_095-_Setting_the_tone_for_single_elimination_baseball.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS In this episode you will learn: What you should change as you enter a single elimination post season How you should react differently to games and practices in the post season What your pre-game speech should look like. What you should do with […]

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