Training Newsletters

  • The nature of a softball game gives players a ton of time to think, and usually they are thinking about the things they did wrong. Girls in particular are hard on themselve

  • In today’s video tip, Coach McCreary explains why all hitters should be including more elevated ball positions on their batting tees. All areas of the strike zone should be

  • To help your baserunners have a better chance of making it safely to 2nd base anytime you call for a sacrifice bunt, have them leave just a little later than usual (instead

  •  Discover how the lowly trashcan will improve your defense, by helping to create throwing lanes. From doubleplays to bunts, fielders have to make plays by throwing around r

  •   Safe at second base! When I coach teams, players at some point will typically hear a version of the following from me … usually at the beginning of the season. “Guys

  •   For anyone who has ever seen me coach, the title of this post may seem more than a little hypocritical. That’s because I never shut up once the game starts. I don’t

  • Most of us aren’t pitching coaches, so we may not feel confident working with our pitchers during practice. If you’re looking for something to help your pitchers during pra

  • In today’s video tip, Coach McCreary explains the only way a young pitcher can truly develop an effective change-up.  

  • To get your pitchers to throw faster they’ve got to get their hand moving faster at release. A good way to help make this happen is to ask your pitcher to move her hand fas

  • 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

  • Do you use the same infield warm-up drill over and over for pre-game warm-ups? If you line up your infielders and hit groundballs at them during pre-game warm-ups you’ll wa

  • Today’s video tip is for second basemen and shortstops and it answers the basic question of who covers second base on the steal. More importantly, however, it explains when