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.

No Perfect Stride Length for Batting

Ideal Balance Position Determines Stride Length Before even finding the best stride length for players, I want inexperienced players to understand what ideal balance position is. This concept is crucial for everything in sport and all sports. It is especially...

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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 relatively...

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Arm Slot Training – Throwing Techniques

  Pros and Cons of Arm Slot Training There are two times that arm slot training is most necessary. One is with beginners and that involves teaching kids the proper throwing techiques and fundamentals. (See below). With that teaching, kids should come away with a...

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Author Interview [Jack Perconte]

Author Interview [Jack Perconte]

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...

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Reviewing the Rawlings Renegade Series Catcher’s Mitt

Reviewing the Rawlings Renegade Series Catcher’s Mitt

  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...

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Reviewing the Combat Maxum BBCOR Baseball Bat

Reviewing the Combat Maxum BBCOR Baseball Bat

There’s nothing more exhilarating than stepping up to the plate with the chance to turn the tide of the game. You need to have mental focus, the physical endurance to withstand the pressures of the game, and the right equipment to get the job done. While the Combat...

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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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