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Blocked vs. Random Practice

If you’re anything like me, you get to the range about 15 minutes before your tee time, grab your driver, swing as hard as you can 10 times, then grab your five iron shank a few to the left, a couple to the right, then scramble over to the first tee box and proceed to […]

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CCA Podcast 011 – Maximizing Practice Time For Catchers

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_-_011_Maximizing_Practice_Time_for_Catchers.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS   In this episode you will learn: 1.) How to eliminate the need to have catcher’s shag balls during practice. 2.) How get catchers a full work load when you are understaffed and you don’t have a coach to work just with catchers. […]

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10 Simple, Overlooked Tips to Play Better Team Defense

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Baseball has often been described as a team game made up of individual match ups.  We often get lost in the individual match ups and forget the team aspect of the game. The following are 10 simple tips you can take to your next practice to play great team defense. 1.) Get to bunts quickly […]

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CCA Podcast 010: Controlling the Running Game

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_010-_Holding_Runners.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS    In this episode you will learn: Who is responsible for the running game? How to make your pitcher’s difficult difficult to steal on. How to use your bullpen sessions in practice to shut down the running game. A great pickoff move that […]

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Elite Players Require Elite Confidence

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With so much emphasis on creating “showcase players” I’m pleased to bring you this guest post from Baseball Brains (www.baseballbrains.net) on how to create players that can compete and play with confidence: There isn’t anything more important in baseball, than confidence.  The mind holds incredible power over an athlete on the baseball field, perhaps more […]

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CCA Podcast 009: Running a Tryout

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_009_-_Conducting_Tryouts.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS    In this episode you will learn: How to develop a fair tryout process How to maximize your indoor space How to manage your roster What to look for at each position How to measure during tryouts in case you are questioned by […]

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CCA Podcast 008.5 – Jackie Robinson West Little League

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_8.5_-_Jackie_Robinson_West.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS    In this episode, I will discuss my thoughts on the recent scandal involving Jackie Robinson West Little League being stripped of their National Title.    

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Player Development Through Tactical Games

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_008-Tactical_Games.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS    By popular demand after our two part “Running Efficient Practices” podcast, we have released a podcast on “Player Development Through Tactical Games.”   In this episode, you will learn: What are tactical games? How often you should use tactical games in practice? How to […]

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DYNAMIC WARM UP FOR OVERHEAD ATHLETES TO REDUCE INJURY

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[wp_ad_camp_3] This is a guest post from www.weckmethod.com.  Written by Dr. John Rusin INTRODUCTION It’s a new day and age in the world of high-level athletic performance and development. Over the last decade, athletes in nearly every sport have become exponentially bigger, faster, and more explosive.Through early sport specializations, enhanced functional training methodologies and advanced sport […]

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CCA Podcast 006: Maximizing Practice Efficiency Part 2

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_-_006_Running_Efficient_Practices_Part_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS       In this episode you will learn: How to keep players from tuning you out in practice. How to get players to utilize your practice time efficiently so they are active at least 1/2 of the time. Instructional strategies to help your […]

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