Baseball Coaching Tips

Jack Perconte has taught baseball and softball for twenty-three 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.

How to Coach Baseball [Create a Learning Environment]

How to Coach Baseball  Many troubling issues in youth sports have been around forever and it is understandable that they will never go away. I often wonder though, if there is anything being done to help ease some of the unfortunate situations that come about. Two of...

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When The Look Shows Up, Parents should just Shut-up

When The Look Shows Up, Parents should just Shut-up

“The Look” does not have to lead to tension I am pretty sure the author of the popular statement, “If looks could kill,” came up with it while watching an athlete responding to parental advice about how to play sports. Does that deadly look mean parents or kids are...

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Coaching Little League Baseball for Success, Win or Lose

Coaching Little League Baseball for Success, Win or Lose

Coaching Little League Baseball: It's about the Kids Coaching little league baseball is much more demanding than most think. Times have changed and coaching youth baseball, or youth sports, in general, take more expertise than many years ago. Parents are much more...

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Using a Pitching Machine [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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Outfield Drills that Work

Why Outfield Drills? Outfield drills that cover every aspect of the position are necessary but often neglected because at the lowest levels of baseball the outfield is used to hide weaker players, as only a few batted balls reach there. This changes as outfield...

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Types of Pitches for Baseball [Grips and Recommendations]

Types of Pitches for Youth Baseball Players Many types of pitches for developing and established pitchers exist, along with grip variations on each of those possibilities. The age, physical strength, and throwing fundamentals of young pitchers must be a consideration...

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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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