The difficulty of Keeping the Batting Mechanics No hitter alive or from the past ever avoided a hitting slump. I have no proof of that, of course, but I BELIEVE IT IS A SAFE STATEMENT TO MAKE. It's regarded as the most difficult skill in sports for a reason....read more
Finding Defensive Position that Agrees with Baseball Skills Determining the best defensive position for young ballplayers based on their baseball skills requires some advanced knowledge of baseball. Each defensive baseball position requires necessary baseball skills,...read more
Baseball throwing drills that develop the correct arm action Baseball throwing drills may be the only chance kids have of changing their natural throwing patterns. There is nothing more important for youth ballplayers than being able to throw a baseball with speed and...read more
Every Baseball player knows that the bat you choose can have a large effect on your game. You need to make sure the feel of the bat is to your liking, and you also need to make sure you feel comfortable hitting balls with the bat. With a large amount of balls to...read more
Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written. I am a former major league baseball player who, like many of us, could not get enough of the game while playing so I went into coaching it after my playing days. I opened my own sports academy to help young...read more
Standing behind the plate, staring down your teammate as they wind up to throw a baseball as hard and fast as they can is a bit of a daunting feeling. One slight error could cause the ball to drift off course and, as the catcher, you’re expected to make the right...read more
One of the great things about playing baseball is that you don’t need a lot of preparation to get into the game. Find a place to play, a bat, a ball, and a glove to ensure you’re ready to go. Of course, that might be oversimplifying things a little bit. If you start...read more
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.