How to Prepare Your Child for Baseball Tryouts

Tryouts can be an overwhelming time in your child’s life (and yours, too!), especially as kids grow older and the game gets more competitive. Landing a spot on the team of your choice means that you have to know what the team is looking for. The good news is that usually, most baseball teams are looking for positive, confident and athletic players … [Read more...]

Ideas for a Baseball Birthday Party

Is your child asking for a baseball themed birthday bash this year? Don’t fret - there are plenty of easy, affordable and unique ideas that will set your child’s birthday party apart from the rest. Let’s get started! Invitations There are dozens of sporty templates online that allow you to print off the invitations on a home printer or have them … [Read more...]

When Can My Child Start Playing Baseball?

Your child may barely be out of diapers when you toss them their first ball, but at what age can they start playing organized baseball? Most kids are ready to start playing tee ball at age 3 or 4. Park districts and local recreation centers are great places to start, as they offer programs that are specifically designed for the younger set. … [Read more...]

What are the Benefits to Private Instruction?

At CK’s Baseball, we offer private and semi private instruction for youth baseball players. Our private instruction is scheduled in advance based on the flexibility of the athlete and our trainers. It’s an excellent opportunity to work on your child’s individual strengths and weaknesses all while getting one-on-one attention from a professional … [Read more...]

What is Speed and Agility Training?

Speed and agility training is a series of drills or exercises that work the leg muscles, core muscles and tendons in the body. This type of training can be done at any age, as the level that the athlete trains at is equal to their performance level. The rep scheme and intensity is what changes the difficulty that the drills are done at. How Speed … [Read more...]