Training Newsletters

  • Losing stinks! And often that losing happens during the most important softball event of the year, and sometimes of our lives. Make sure you understand the 5 lessons that l

  • In Part 1 of this post, I talked about the importance of commanding the strike zone for hitters.  Today, it’s the pitchers’ turn! On the pitching end of things, commanding

  • Resolutions are about the future, growth, improvement, excitement and completion. We make them wanting to become better people – so let’s make them to become better coaches

  • In the summer of 1988, I was fortunate to play in the Cape Cod League (Falmouth, MA). Top players from around the country converge on the coast of Massachusetts to play som

  • To help your baserunners see the ball better and make better, and faster decisions, get them to run with their heads UP! It’s pretty common for runners to get their heads d

  •   Answer: consistency Good players consistently show up to workouts. Good players consistently compete. Good players give consistent effort in the weight room. Good pl

  • I have always loved this time of year. No matter what religion you are, this time of year is no doubt special to you. Whether it’s the music, the decorations or the time of

  •   In my day job, I teach Sociology and AP Psychology to high school students. Both are social sciences so the Nature v Nurture debate comes up frequently throughout th

  • To help your slappers keep their slaps in fair territory instead of hitting foul balls down the 3rd base line try practicing using real softballs instead of whiffle balls o

  • Handling bunts is one of the tougher jobs that a third basemen has to handle. Some bunt plays involve more moving parts than others and third basemen have to know how to re

  • Figuring out your team’s “Until Moment” is vital if you’re ever going to successfully dominate it and get past it. To do so you better tear it apart, figure out what the sm

  • In today’s video tip, Coach McCreary explains the must-do’s when backing up bases as a pitcher.