Baseball Coaching Tips

Jack Perconte has taught baseball and softball for 30 years and offered valuable coaching training, too. He has helped numerous youth players reach their potential, as well as having helped parents and coaches navigate their way through the challenging world of youth sports. Jack is one of the leading authorities in the areas of youth baseball training and coaching training advice. Check out Jack’s Online Baseball Hitting Class at https://lead-the-league-how-to-teach-baseball-hitting.teachable.com/p/lead-the-league/?preview=logged_out

Is using a Pitching Machine a Good or Bad Idea?

Pros and Cons of a Pitching Machine  When it comes to using a baseball pitching machine, there are pros and cons. Many baseball players, coaches, and parents do not like using a pitching machine because it is not the real thing of facing a live arm. That reasoning is...

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 Effects of Pressure on Athletes Apparent in The Last Dance

 Effects of Pressure on Athletes Apparent in The Last Dance

 Effects of Pressure on Youth Athletes One of my takeaways from the Chicago Bulls, I mean Michael Jordan’s Last Dance documentary, was the effects of pressure and constant attention on athletes. The need to “get away” from it all was apparent. Of course, every athlete...

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Easton Bat Weights Reviewed

Easton Bat Weights Reviewed

  Over the years, baseball has developed into one of the most competitive sports in the U.S. While the development of the sport is good news for fans and those who make a fortune off it, it also means more innovative training regimes for players. Today, being...

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Nike Baseball Sweatbands

Nike Baseball Sweatbands

  By now you already know about Nike, the athletic shoe company named for a Greek goddess that is based in Oregon and started by a college track star and his coach. You know that Nike was founded in 1964 and that that Swoosh was also created by a college student....

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Is using a Pitching Machine a Good or Bad Idea?

Pros and Cons of a Pitching Machine  When it comes to using a baseball pitching machine, there are pros and cons. Many baseball players, coaches, and parents do not like using a pitching machine because it is not the real thing of facing a live arm. That reasoning is...

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Teaching Kids How to Catch a Baseball

  How to Catch A Baseball Teaching young players how to catch a baseball can be done in a short time frame, when people know what to do and the principles of catching a ball. This process should begin when players are young to avoid them getting plunked by the...

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What Is a Balk in Baseball?

What is a balk in baseball? The Major League Baseball rule book has pages and pages attempting to answer that very question. A Supreme Court Justice once said of obscenity, "I know it when I see it." Some baseball fans feel like this is the best definition of a balk...

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Book Bundle Pack

Buy all three of Jack Perconte’s books and save! The Making of a Hitter, Creating a Season to Remember, and Raising an Athlete will provide valuable instruction and insight into raising and coaching young athletes. Help your son or daughter learn the fundamentals of hitting in The Making of a Hitter; bring out the best of kids’ abilities and teach them to reach their full potential in Creating a Season to Remember; and learn how to motivate your kids to enjoy the sports field from Raising an Athlete.

After playing major league baseball, Jack Perconte has taught baseball and softball since 1989 and offered valuable coaching training too. He has helped numerous youth players reach their potential, as well as having helped parents and coaches navigate their way through the challenging world of youth sports. Jack is one of the leading authorities in the areas of youth baseball training and coaching training advice.

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