A Game of Failure

A Game of Failure

People often equate that one of the most beneficial aspects of sports are their ability to teach lasting life lessons. I am one of these people. I believe all sports are good for building character and teaching young athletes how to be successful in life. Sports teach...
The Permanence of Tee Work

The Permanence of Tee Work

In today’s day and age of baseball and softball with Hit Tracks, Win Reality, Statcast, and many other outlets that track and store digital data about any aspect of the game, it makes complete sense that this newer generation of youth ball players is fully deep diving...
Champions are built in the offseason

Champions are built in the offseason

There is a quote often attributed to an anonymous Navy Seal saying “Under pressure, you don’t rise to the occasion, you sink to the level of your training. That’s why we train so hard.” While grinding through another winter workout and serving...
2 things to prepare you for the New Year

2 things to prepare you for the New Year

2022 is coming to an end and the new year is fast approaching. For many of us, the end of the year offers a time of reflection. Do you look back with full perspective? Parents, do you look at your personal and professional goals, your family goals, your financial...
Don’t let the weather stop you from training!

Don’t let the weather stop you from training!

Fall is here! And winter is right around the corner! The colder weather and shorter days can make it more difficult to get your workout in. The weather might wreak havoc on your planned outdoor workouts which may modify your indoor workouts. The key is staying...
We find Success in the Gaps of Life

We find Success in the Gaps of Life

“Hitting gap to gap” is more than just a baseball and softball term. Yes, it’s an amazing way to warm up when you are going through your batting routine. And of course, it’s a great drill to work off a tee or if someone throws you a soft toss. You set up the ball...
Make the Makeable Plays

Make the Makeable Plays

It seemed every time our baseball team lost a game, whether by one run or five, we’d huddle up at the end of the game, and Coach Brian would begin with saying “you have to have short memories,” and end with saying, “make the makeable plays.” Sometimes at the moment...