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Pitching and Catching Podcast
So much great information for youth coaches in this edition of Something Worth Catching. Jack Perconte and Sam Zagorac, owner and head instructor at the Diamond Edge Academy in Willowbrook welcome two coaching experts. Marty Kobernus, now the head pitching instructor at the Diamond Edge Academy, has been coaching pitching for over twenty-five years and Sean Osborne is great catching coach since finishing his catching career at Indiana State University.
This and our next podcast are roundtable discussions that answer many of the most important issues for youth baseball coaches, players and parents.
In this episode of Something Worth Catching, former major leaguer Jack Perconte and Sam discuss the following with Marty and Sean.
- What would you do differently in your playing career? These answers alone are worth the price of admission.
- How should coaches handle players who play both the pitching and catching positions?
- What are everyone’s thoughts on the new “pitch count” high school rules?
- What should coaches look for to see when their pitcher is tiring and had enough for that game?
- Which major league catchers and pitchers do the guys like watching the most and why?
- What are the most important things that parents can do to help pitchers and catchers develop?
- What is the key to pitching success?
Finally, today’s episode of something worth catching ends with another story to inspire or help young players. Jack relates his youth pitching experience of how he went from a dominant pitcher at the age of fourteen to never pitching again all in a span of two weeks. Thanks for tuning in, tell your friends and be watching for Jack’s newest book Creating a Season to Remember coming this July.
Jack Perconte has dedicated his post-major league baseball career to helping youth. He has taught baseball and softball for the past 27 years. His playing, coaching and parenting stories create better experiences for athletes and parents. Jack has written over a thousand articles on coaching baseball and youth sports. Jack is the author of “The Making of a Hitter” now $5 and “Raising an Athlete.” His third book “Creating a Season to Remember” is in the works. Jack is a featured writer for Baseball the Magazine. You can also find Jack Perconte on YouTube with over 80 fun and innovative baseball instructional videos.