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Secrets To Unlock Your Potential

I hope that title caught your attention. What I am about to tell you is probably some of the most important information you will read regarding your baseball success. Yep, that is what everyone else says. I know, I have read the articles and listened to those catchy tag lines people use to sell their products. My aim in this article is to give you an insight into my life and my career so that my experience will help you. Because I respect your time I am going to go ahead and list out what I will be talking about in this article so you can determine if you want to read all the way through. I think it is in your best interest as a parent and as a player to do just that. I am going to le

Tears of A Child

Warning: This might be painful to read but you will be glad you read it I want to take a few minutes to share some things that are on my heart right now. I recently had the opportunity to work with a young catcher who significantly impacted me. For his privacy, we will name him Joe. As I write this post I am sitting in an awesome crepe restaurant in San Francisco, watching the cars roll by, people chatting, the typical bustle of a city. I can't help but think about how fast our world moves in the 2016 US society. As I flew here early this morning from NC to work with more catchers, Joe's face and eyes have been playing over and over in my mind. I jotted down a few notes in my journal a

Precision Over Force

Precision Over Force Precision: (n) the quality, condition, or fact of being exact and accurate. Force: (n) strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement. Most people think of catchers as being tough, hard nosed, gritty, and strong. While this may be the case, these should not be the only adjectives that describe a catcher. Not only do catchers need to possess these attributes in order to perform the grueling duties of the position, catchers must also possess some of the same qualities of a skilled surgeon. Lets take a look at some of the skills catchers have to perform during every game and then take a look at how the words precision and force can be applied to each s

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