Baseball

  • Teaching Hitting Stance

    Teaching Hitting Stance

    What keys should you focus on when teaching a kid to get ready to hit? See the ball with both eyes Parallel Stance Hands in a comfortable position Distance from the plate   As coaches we sometimes become anxious to jump into youth ...more

  • How Correct Hitting without Hurting Confidence

    How Correct Hitting without Hurting Confidence

    Correcting problems in a swing means you are telling your kids that they are doing something wrong. How do you correct them without hurting their confidence? The easiest way is with the Positive-Negative-Positive rule. Say something positive about ...more

Basketball

  • What is Power Dribbling? Ball Handling Drills

    What is Power Dribbling? Ball Handling Drills

    Power dribbling is a technique used to help ball handling skills. In power dribbling you dribble with more force than normal pushing the ball to the ground with extra force. A basic power dribble is when you ...more

  • Basketball Practice Offensive Drills and Plays

    Basketball Practice Offensive Drills and Plays

    Some simple offensive plays to help your kids with spacing and moving around the court.   One of our biggest problems with my third & fourth graders is to teach court sense along with drills, game sets, ...more