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Preventing Pitching Injuries (Tommy John): The Coach’s Role

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There are few hotter topics in the baseball world than how to handle pitchers and keep them injury free.  This topic was pushed in to the national forefront last season when the Washington Nationals shut down Stephen Strasberg in early September and potentially lessened their chances of reaching and winning the World Series.  This season, […]

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CCA Podcast 041 – 5 mistakes coaches make planning practices

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_041_-_5_mistakes_coaches_make_when_planning_practices.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the Cornerstone Coaching Academy Podcast, you will learn: The 5 biggest mistakes coaches make planning and executing practices How to maximize the first 15 minutes of your practice Why it’s not just the segments you do, it’s when you do […]

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CCA Podcast 040 – The inner workings of a practice plan

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_040_-_The_inner_workings_of_planning_a_practice.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS  In this episode of the Cornerstone Coaching Academy Podcast, you will learn: The MOST IMPORTANT aspect of a baseball program Why you have to be routine, but flexible with planning practices The difference between blocked and random practice, and when to use each […]

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CCA Episode 039 – Emptying the mailbag

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_039-_Emptying_the_mailbag.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS In this episode of the CCA podcast, we empty our mailbag and answer: Do your pitchers do cardio? How do you work pitchers in to practice? What is your biggest point of emphasis for 2016? How do you prioritize player selection during tryouts? […]

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CCA Podcast 038 – 5 tips to give up fewer runs in 2016

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_038_-_5_tips_to_give_up_fewer_runs_in_2016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of theCornerstone Coaching Academy Podcast, you will learn: How to give up fewer runs in 2016 How to make your pitchers better without changing their mechanics Why what you don’t notice on every play may cost you runs. Giving up one […]

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CCA Podcast 037 – 5 ways to score more runs in 2016

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_037_-_5_ways_to_score_more_runs_in_2016_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the cornerstone coaching academy podcast, you will learn: Why scoring runs is more than just hitting How to change your hitter’s mind set so they deal with failure better How to use small ball to create big innings Why you […]

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CCA Podcast 036 – Getting your pitchers ready for opening day

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_036_-_Getting_Pitchers_Ready_for_Opening_Day.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this podcast episode, you will learn: Why you should work backward from opening day How often per week our pitchers throw bullpens The difference between starters and relievers in their preseason preparation Why 80 pitches in the bullpen is different than 80 pitches on the […]

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Throwing a Change Up

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Change up video lesson This video blog post discusses the importance of, and how to throw a change up at the youth and high school levels.  Make sure to scroll to the bottom of the page to collect your free “Throwing a Change Up Success” checklist         Download Your Free Throwing a Change-Up […]

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CCA Podcast 035 – The most important aspect of hitting

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_035_-_The_most_important_aspect_of_hitting.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSAll right, this is simple… what you will learn in this podcast: The most important thing to teach your players to be good hitters   Resources: Leave us a review on iTunes. Enter a question to be read and answered on the air by […]

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CCA Podcast 034 – Getting better attendance at your non-mandatory offseason events

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_034_-_Getting_better_attendence_at_voluntary_activities.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS  In this Q & A episode of the Cornerstone Coaching Academy Podcast you can expect to learn: Where we came from in our offseason program Why players weren’t showing up to our program The day that changed my philosophy on offseason conditioning Why educating yourself […]

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