Author: strikezoneacademy

  I want to talk about the importance of playing for the guys in your own dugout as opposed to people off the field.  You would think that would be a given when you are part of a team but it is certainly not.  I also...

Barnacles and battleships both live and work in the water. They have a very close relationship and yet it’s a positive relationship for only one of them. Learn why you need to detect the Barnacles on your team. Before I get into whether you want to be...

Attack … Get after it … Be aggressive … These words and phrases are often associated with offense. A players “attacks” the ball and should always “be aggressive” when swinging the bat.  Good advice for the offensive player … but also good advice for the defensive player. Whether you...

Lots of hitters struggle with popping up. This is particularly true of young hitters but find out how the problem is pretty easily fixed with a drill called the Back T Drill. Before we get into the drill itself let’s cover a few keys about hitting that...

If your players are struggling making the backhand play have them try angling back slightly on their approach to give them more time for the hard hit balls to the backhand side. This prevents the ball from getting past the fielder before she can get...