Coach Mark

Coach Mark

My name is Coach Mark and I have been coaching since 2008. I have read and watched tons of videos on how to bring out the best in yourself, your team and your players.

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Baby Shopping Guide: 6 Must-Haves For Your First Baby

Everyone's list of must haves for your first baby is different. Often it is based on opinion. However, there are things you need and things that make life easier. Deciding between what looks like it is a must have and what actually is a must have can be hard to do.

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6 Fun Fall Activities For Adults

All the fall fun shouldn't just be for kids! Have some adult fun in the fall too. Here are some ideas to help you enjoy the change of the season:

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Tips For Being An Effective Outfielder

The game of baseball appears in many ways to be simple. You throw the ball, you hit the ball, and you catch the ball. However, within that "simplicity" is myriad situations and circumstances that must be handled just right.

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The Life of Yankee great Mickey Mantle

Only two weeks into his tenure with the New York Yankees, 19-year-old Mickey Mantle was sent down to the Yankees' top farm team because he was striking out too much. This setback didn't prevent him from becoming a baseball legend.

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How to Throw a Curve Ball in a Right Manner

Keep the pitch quiet. In many instances, the pitcher clues the batter in on what pitch is going to be thrown. This, as you would suspect, obliterates any sense of "mystery. You don't want to tip the batter off.

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Fundamentals of Baseball Pitching Skills

It has long been said in baseball that "good pitching beats good hitting every time." It's obviously true when analyzed. If hitters can keep smacking the ball all over the park, and scoring at will, the winner is simply the team which scores the most runs.

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How to keep score for baseball

The first thing to know when keeping score at a baseball game is the number system attached to the players on the field. Once you know the numbers, everything else is easy. Each of the nine players on the field is assigned a number for scoring purposes; this has nothing to do with the number on their jerseys.

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The Importance of first Base and third Base Coaches

Baseball is called the "thinking man's game." It looks like a simple game. Throw a ball, hit a ball, run down a line to a base. Keep moving around the bases until you cross home plate. However, the game requires more than just an understanding of the basics to play it well. Many factors go into getting a runner around the bases

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How to Select the right Baseball Bat Size

Obviously it depends on your age, and younger players will certainly need smaller bats. Other factors commonly used to judge bat length include height and weight. A typical chart displaying the typical bat lengths used by players based on variables like height, weight, and age, can be found on Louisville Slugger's website.

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Keys to become a Successful Baseball Pitcher

Pitching is an art in the game of baseball. It cannot be learned by everyone, but most that are willing to put in the work, mentally and physically, can have moderate success at a high level.

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