After 29 years of being a coach’s wife and 22 years of being a sports mom, I’ve encountered hundreds of coaching styles. None of those styles comes anywhere close to being perfect. Every coach makes mistakes. Mistakes are not desirable of course, but they will happen. As a coach, your job is not to beat yourself up over it, but to learn from it. Here are the top six mistakes I’ve seen youth sports coaches make: Mistake 1: You Refuse to be a Student of the Game Coaches, you might talk about the values of being coachable with your...Read More
Author: John Madden
Posted by John Madden | Dec 6, 2017
^^^ SUBSCRIBE TO MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL NOW IF YOU’RE SERIOUS ABOUT BECOMING A BETTER BASEBALL PLAYER! If you’re struggling to catch, field, or hit in baseball, then you may be lacking some hand-eye coordination. With these super easy to do hand-eye coordination drills, your fielding, catching, and hitting will get right back on track and you’ll start playing the way you know you should have. The best part about these hand-eye coordination drills is that you can do them pretty much anywhere and by yourself! Hand-Eye Coordination Drill #1 – Training With Mini Wiffle Balls You can use mini...Read More
Posted by John Madden | Dec 2, 2017
^^^ SUBSCRIBE TO MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL NOW IF YOU’RE SERIOUS ABOUT BECOMING A BETTER INFIELDER! If you’re struggling to scoop up those backhand ground balls without missing the baseball or causing an error, then this backhand drill is for you! Do This Infield Drill By Yourself The best part about this backhand drill is that you can do it by yourself. You don’t need a glove. You don’t need a partner. You don’t need a coach. All you need is a baseball and some good ole fashioned work ethic. Work On Soft Hands With This Fielding Drill When you’re...Read More
Posted by John Madden | Dec 1, 2017
^^^ SUBSCRIBE TO MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL NOW IF YOU’RE SERIOUS ABOUT BECOMING A BETTER HITTER! If you’re struggling to hit with the power that you know you have inside of you, then this video is for you! With these home run hitting tips, you will increase your power, bat speed, and overall hitting ability, and as a side effect…hit more home runs! Self Awareness In this video I share with you the best home run tips to hit more dingers, long balls, bombs, dongs, and yard balls! There are a few things that you need to do if you...Read More
Posted by John Madden | Nov 25, 2017
^^^ SUBSCRIBE TO MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL NOW IF YOU’RE SERIOUS ABOUT BECOMING A BETTER PITCHER! If you’re looking for a new pitch to throw, one of these 3 curveballs may be the pitch for you! The curveball is one of baseball’s most popular pitches, because it is one of baseball’s most effective pitches. In this video I show you 3 variations of the curveball, how to grip them, how to throw them, and when to throw them. The 12-6 Curveball The 12-6 Curve is one of the curveball variations I talk about in this video and if you think...Read More
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