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This is the Equipment a New Baseball Coach Needs to Have

By Andre Torres / January 22, 2018

It can be tricky sometimes for a new (and even an experienced) baseball coach to know what equipment is needed to get through a season. For coaches from T-Ball up through all-stars and travel organizations, having the right gear available can help provide a strong, organized experience for you and your players. Unlike some sports…

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Cooperstown: Thoughts from a 7-time Attendee (Pt. 3)

By Andre Torres / December 31, 2017

When it comes to the Cooperstown Dreams Park Experience, Coach Jeff Stern’s history and insights are matched by few in the travel baseball community. Having made the trip to New York seven times already, he is currently planning for his eighth visit. Coach Stern has put together a thorough treatise on the Cooperstown Experience, and…

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Cooperstown: Thoughts from a 7-time Attendee (Pt. 2)

By Andre Torres / December 14, 2017

When it comes to the Cooperstown Dreams Park Experience, Coach Jeff Stern’s history and insights are matched by few in the travel baseball community. Having made the trip to New York seven times already, he is currently planning for his eighth visit. Coach Stern has put together a thorough treatise on the Cooperstown Experience, and…

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What’s In Your Bag: Ariella (10U)

By Andre Torres / December 13, 2017

Name: Ariella Age Group: 10U   Bag Nike Vapor Select 2.0 Graphic Baseball Bat Pack – Vivid Pink Bat Rawlings 2018 Eclipse Softball Bat (-12) – 28/16 Face Mask Defender Sports Shield Youth Face Guard Glove Mizuno Prospect GPL1200F1 12″ Youth Softball Glove Helmet Rawlings Custom Batting Helmet with Face Mask – Metallic Blue/Pink

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What’s In Your Bag: Jeremiah (11U)

By Andre Torres / December 13, 2017

Name: Jeremiah Age Group: 11U   Bag Boombah Tyro Bat Pack Camo – Royal/Orange Metal Bat Rawlings 5150 2018 USSSA – 29/19 Bat Grip Lizard Skin DURASOFT POLYMER BAT GRIP – 1.1 MM – Neon Camo Wood Bat Axe Youth Hardwood L116 (-5) Baseball Bat – 29/24 Bat Grip Lizard Skin DURASOFT POLYMER BAT GRIP…

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19 More Topics to Teach Beginning Baseball and Softball Players

By Andre Torres / December 13, 2017

In baseball or softball, it’s hard for a new coach to understand where to start or what should be taught when they take on the challenge of leading a group of youngsters in a season.  The list below is intended to serve as a guide for new coaches and a reminder for experienced coaches of…

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What’s In Your Bag: Gabriela (8U)

By Andre Torres / December 12, 2017

 Name: Gabriela Age Group: 8U Bag Boombah Bat Pack – Pink Camo Bat Rawlings 2018 Eclipse Softball Bat (-12) – 27/15 Face Mask Rip-It Defense Pro Softball Fielder’s Mask – Royal Glove Mizuno Prospect Finch Series Youth Softball Glove – 11″ Helmet Rawlings Custom Batting Helmet with Face Mask – Metallic Royal Blue/White/Red

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Cooperstown: Thoughts from a 7-time Attendee (Pt. 1)

By Andre Torres / December 5, 2017

When it comes to the Cooperstown Dreams Park Experience, Coach Jeff Stern’s history and insights are matched by few in the travel baseball community. Having made the trip to New York seven times already, he is currently planning for his eighth visit. Coach Stern has put together a thorough treatise on the Cooperstown Experience, and…

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How to run your first baseball or softball practice: ideas for the new coach

By Andre Torres / December 5, 2017

For the new baseball or softball coach (or even seasoned veterans) the first practice of the year can be a daunting challenge to get through.  Getting to know new players, families, setting expectations and routines for the team, and establishing a culture are all objectives for the coach to try to accomplish in the first session…

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Cooperstown Dreams Park Experience General FAQ

By Andre Torres / November 29, 2017

Is your travel baseball team preparing to go to Cooperstown later this year or next summer? If so, we’ve put together answers to key questions that are part of the planning process. Planning for the Cooperstown Dreams Park typically begins at least a year in advance of when a team actually plays, and there are…

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