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baseball, bases, Polyurethane, Pro bases, rubber -

When it comes to baseball, we all want to win, but player safety remains a top priority for teams as well. The design of our patented Soft Touch Progressive Release baseball base promotes both aggressive and safer play. It releases from its anchor with just the right amount of force, reducing the chance for player injuries. The Progressive Release design means the base will flex until there is enough pressure applied to remove the base from its mount, allowing players to safely run and slide into our bases. Of the choices out there for bases that disengage from an anchor,...

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baseball, coach's corner, motivation, off-season -

Willingness to improve is what makes a good coach into a great coach. Between fall ball, off-season training, and clinics, it’s important to take some time during the off-season to reflect on last season and identify areas to improve on for next season. You’ve taken the time to make sure you team is ready for next season, now take some time for yourself to do the same. Review and reflect How did last season go? Did you digest the rule book and teach the team to honor and respect it? How were batting orders and position assignments? Logistically speaking, did...

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The success of a coach is highly dependent on communication skills. Besides communicating with players on a regular basis, coaches also frequently interact with parents, administrators, officials, other coaches, and support staff. Coaches can build rapport to create a rewarding coaching experience for everyone involved. The following tips will help coaches to positively interact with the different members of a program and avoid the stress and frustrations of poor communication. Coaching base runners Communication between coaches and players is always important, but especially so for base runners. Base coaches can help runners see and hear things they might otherwise miss...

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baseball, baseball performance, health, strength -

Playing baseball is a great full-body cardiovascular workout. Baseball strengthens the muscles of the heart, arms, and legs, and improves hand-eye coordination. Baseball athletes receive many physical and mental benefits while participating in the game. Discover four benefits of playing the sport that help maintain a healthy lifestyle. Build Strong Arms Athletes can build upper body strength quickly from swinging, catching, and throwing a baseball. Throwing and swinging a baseball requires strength from the triceps, biceps, shoulders, and chest muscles.      Soft Touch Bases has a variety of bases to outfit any field. When purchasing directly from the manufacturer,...

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baseball, baseball performance, healthy food -

What you eat on game day is a secret weapon for supercharged energy in baseball. It is important to have a proper meal before tournaments and eat healthy snacks between games to fuel the body. Here's a nutrition plan to help maintain a high-performance diet during long game days. Take your Pre-Game Meals Seriously Eating three to four hours before a match is a good approach to make sure your meals are properly digested. Lean proteins such as eggs, fish, chicken, beans, and raw vegetables are adequate foods to ensure athletes stay full and energized. Avoid high-fat items such as...

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