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The top resource for youth, travel and high school baseball coaches. This podcast will cover a range of topics including coaching philosophy, hitting, pitching, fielding, conditioning and other topics relevant to coaching amateur baseball.

The top resource for youth, travel and high school baseball coaches. This podcast will cover a range of topics including coaching philosophy, hitting, pitching, fielding, conditioning and other topics relevant to coaching amateur baseball.
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The top resource for youth, travel and high school baseball coaches. This podcast will cover a range of topics including coaching philosophy, hitting, pitching, fielding, conditioning and other topics relevant to coaching amateur baseball.

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English


Episodes

What I learned from a golf lesson with my 7 year old daughter

11/16/2018
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In this mini episode of the Cornerstone Coaching Academy Podcast, you will learn what I learned about baseball from taking an hour long golf lesson with my daughter. The post What I learned from a golf lesson with my 7 year old daughter appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:04:08

CCA Podcast 156 – Q & A Teaching your hitters to hit curveballs

11/12/2018
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In this Q and A episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: What a Q and A sounds like in the Member's Area The wrong way to teach players to hit a curveball What comes before hitting a curveball Two great drills to improve curveball/fastball recognition What to do if you don't have a […] The post CCA Podcast 156 – Q & A Teaching your hitters to hit curveballs appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:13:01

CCA Podcast 155 – Variability training to develop pitcher command

11/5/2018
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In this episode you will learn: Why pitching is not like shooting free throws Why throwing weighted balls is more than just for velocity. Why each pitch and each day your pitchers throw are different. Why their daily mechanics require them to be able to make adjustments. How you can teach your pitchers to […] The post CCA Podcast 155 – Variability training to develop pitcher command appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:18:28

CCA Podcast 154 – The how, why, and when of throwing a change-up

10/29/2018
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In this episode of the CCA you will learn: The two main goals of a change up What locations to throw the change up in to make it most effective When a change up is most effective and when it is least effective Why the change up is effective and how to make it more […] The post CCA Podcast 154 – The how, why, and when of throwing a change-up appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:21:10

CCA Podcast 153 – Catcher responsibilities during bullpen sessions

10/22/2018
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In this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: Our new plan with catchers during practice Why they should take their bullpen time seriously What we chart during their bullpen sessions Several under utilized aspects of catching bullpens What catchers should do AFTER they block a ball in a bullpen session How you can […] The post CCA Podcast 153 – Catcher responsibilities during bullpen sessions appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:14:05

CCA Podcast 152 – The tools we are using to train our hitters and how we use them

10/15/2018
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In this episode of the Cornerstone Coaching Academy Podcast, you will learn: The tools we are using to teach our hitters How we use some of the new tools we recently acquired How you can get these tools on a strict budget What I started with as a first year head coach. Which tools I […] The post CCA Podcast 152 – The tools we are using to train our hitters and how we use them appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:32:13

CCA Podcast 151 – My hitters can’t hit slow pitching

10/8/2018
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In this episode of the CCA Podcast, you get a peak INSIDE the Elite Member's area with a small sample of our Member's only Q and A: Why mindset may be an issue with players adjusting to slower pitchers How I would address timing issues in general with my hitters Some of the drills we […] The post CCA Podcast 151 – My hitters can’t hit slow pitching appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:12:34

CCA Podcast 150 – Setting a high floor for your program

10/1/2018
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In this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: How to build a successful team and program year after year What I view as the most important thing for program building. How I go about player development Why my reaction to umpires has an effect on our performance How your emotional control can impact […] The post CCA Podcast 150 – Setting a high floor for your program appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:17:54

CCA Podcast 149 – You didn’t fix their swing… and that’s OK!

9/10/2018
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In this SHORT episode, you will learn: Why player development is a long game, not an instant fix. Why that 30 minute hitting lesson didn't "fix" anything Where we're headed with player development Resources of the show: Join our Bronze Membership, get access to hundreds of podcast upgrades & email updates on our best content! […] The post CCA Podcast 149 – You didn’t fix their swing… and that’s OK! appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:08:07

CCA Podcast 148 – The hitting pyramid

9/3/2018
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In this episode of the Cornerstone Coaching Academy Podcast, you will learn: Why we prioritize the hitting pyramid the way we do The BIG mistake I made during my early years as a coach with hitting approach. How we work on pitch recognition and hitting plan Why bat speed is so important Why you […] The post CCA Podcast 148 – The hitting pyramid appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:21:43

CCA Podcast 147 – How I addressed the naive question in my program

8/27/2018
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In this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: The areas of my program where I "started over" A position by position look at how we tried to "build a better mousetrap" What I did to help improve our practices so that each position and each skill got what it needed to translate practice […] The post CCA Podcast 147 – How I addressed the naive question in my program appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:21:50

CCA Podcast 146 – The naive question

8/20/2018
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In this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: Why the way we've done things isn't always the best How falling into the trap of doing the same thing year after year can hurt your team The questions you should be asking to find a better way of teaching. The specific things YOUR program […] The post CCA Podcast 146 – The naive question appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:22:47

CCA Podcast 145 – New ideas for “pitcher first” practices

8/6/2018
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In this episode of the CCA Podcast you will learn: If pitching is really 33-50% of the game, why don't we use use that much time on it in practice? Why I believe our staff has fallen behind What we are doing about it How we are planning on fully implementing Driveline's program into our […] The post CCA Podcast 145 – New ideas for “pitcher first” practices appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:20:58

CCA Podcast 144 – Bouncing back from failure, traditional and outside the box approaches

7/30/2018
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In this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: The "obvious" traditional approach to adverse reactions and why it might work. Why you could be the problem... Some outside the box ideas for handling failure that seem silly, but do work. The game we play in practice to help players learn to deal with […] The post CCA Podcast 144 – Bouncing back from failure, traditional and outside the box approaches appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:14:21

CCA Podcast 143 – How to break up your practice time

7/23/2018
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In this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: How to utilize your warm up properly Practice efficiency tips How to audit your practices The most important 10 minutes of practice How much time we spend on hitting/bat speed development How much time we spend on hitting/decision making How much time we spend on […] The post CCA Podcast 143 – How to break up your practice time appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:19:01

CCA Podcast 142 – 5 coaching hacks to save you time and energy

7/16/2018
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In this episode of the CCA podcast, you will learn: How to set your coaching operations manual after just one season The rate at which change should happen within a program. What to do with all your drills How to know "did I cover that?" How to multiply your coaching staff Resources […] The post CCA Podcast 142 – 5 coaching hacks to save you time and energy appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:14:45

CCA Podcast 141 – Addressing the challenges of simulating the game in practice

7/9/2018
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In this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: Tips for overcoming the challenges of simulating the game for: Pitchers Outfielders Infielders Catchers Hitters Base runners Resources of the Show Report containing this podcasts tools for creating more game like practices including our S-T-R-I-K-E-S game for pitchers, our NFL WR drill, our Around the […] The post CCA Podcast 141 – Addressing the challenges of simulating the game in practice appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:24:05

CCA Podcast 140 – Why is baseball so difficult to simulate in practice?

6/25/2018
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In this episode of the Cornerstone Coaching Academy podcast, you will learn: Why baseball presents unique challenges for building practice plans What challenges are presented at each position that coaches need to overcome in order to make their practices game-like. Resources of the show 5 hitting drills that translate practice skill to game performance. […] The post CCA Podcast 140 – Why is baseball so difficult to simulate in practice? appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:20:49

CCA Podcast 139 – Happy Father’s Day and Thank You

6/17/2018
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In this episode of the CCA Podcast, I say thank you to my dad and all the dads out there who take time each day to improve our game and the lives of those who participate in it. The post CCA Podcast 139 – Happy Father’s Day and Thank You appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:08:50

CCA Podcast 138 – 6 areas you should assess in your post season evaluation

6/11/2018
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In this episode of the Cornerstone Coaching Academy Podcast, you will learn: The different types of communication you need to evaluate The thing I look at most when evaluating my coaching staff How your practice organization can be influence by your overall program philosophy. How I am organizing my practices next year to put or […] The post CCA Podcast 138 – 6 areas you should assess in your post season evaluation appeared first on Cornerstone Coaching Academy.

Duration:00:18:16