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The Skill Of Pitching

Turn on any MLB game, and you will see pitchers throwing in the 97-100 mph range.   What is upsetting sometimes, is that for all their high speed throwing, balance and consistency in their mechanics is lacking because of the maximum effort pitchers use to achieve these velocities. Velocity seems to be the buzzword of the…

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How to Improve Your Baseball Game This Summer!

OK NOW YOU’RE OUT OF SCHOOL, TIME FOR BASEBALL CAMP! Parents, use this summer to get your kids out of the house, away from homework and video games and get your players on the field, improving their skills, speed and awareness! Baseball camp is also a great supplement for those that are playing in summer…

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Don’t miss out this summer! Get in here!

JUNE 2017 NEWSLETTER AND UPCOMING SCHEDULE The 2017 Major League Baseball draft begins today.  For Huntington Beach High School players Hagen Danner and Nick Pratto, I will be looking forward to seeing their names at the top of the list this afternoon.  I’m sure their days will be steaming with excitement!   The Major League…

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The Seven Steps to Performance Training

Every coach, every athlete, every media commentator and every fan will tell you that the fundamental element of all sports is skill. Throwing, catching, hitting, and pitching in baseball. Learning, practicing and mastering the basic skills of sports is one of the foundations of coaching, sports performance and athletic training. However, just learning the skill…

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Newsletter, May 27th

Well, our Little League regular season and playoffs are over and our team in Huntington Valley Little League with the best record in the regular season won the playoff championship yesterday to take the 1st seed for HVLL in the upcoming Tournament of Champions. It was a great experience for me to be on the…

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2016 Newsletter, May 16th

Lifeletics is your home and clubhouse…a fun place to hang and work out.  It’s awesome watching our players come in, work out, take swings in the cage and take time afterward to talk baseball with us.  This winter, several major league players have come in to get their hitting work in before spring training. I’d…

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2016 Newsletter, May 9th

Lifeletics is your home and clubhouse…a fun place to hang and work out.  It’s awesome watching our players come in, work out, take swings in the cage and take time afterward to talk baseball with us.  This winter, several major league players have come in to get their hitting work in before spring training. I’d…

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The Schedule of a Successful Athlete

The schedule of a successful athlete is based on routine and discipline.  Once the body is prepared for each day with a plan of attack, a day can be easier to manage and accomplish everything that needs to be done. Nutrition must also be planned to fuel and refuel the body’s caloric intake for the…

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Life Lesson #1 – Passion for the game

Baseball is one of the most pure forms of sport played today. Search “baseball tips” in your search bar and you’ll find thousands of pages touting tips from all sorts of different coaches, volunteers, fans etc. I can tell you that there is no “tried and true” method of training, no “silver bullet” that will…

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