5 Things to Know as a New Coach

If you’ve chosen to be a coach for a youth baseball team, good for you! The experience is fun and rewarding, especially if you’ll be coaching your own child and their friends in the process. But being a new coach can also be intimidating. You want to do a great job and create a fun experience for the kids, but you also realize that you have parents … [Read more...]

Pros and Cons to Youth Travel Baseball

Summer is just around the corner, and you may be wondering whether you should sign your child up for a travel baseball team. For some young baseball players, joining a travel team is the next step in their journey. The stakes are higher, but it’s more competitive and rewarding. Also, if some of your child’s former teammates are trying out for a … [Read more...]

Best Pre-Game Foods for Kids

We all know which foods are best at a baseball game - nachos, hot dogs and popcorn to name a few - but you certainly wouldn’t want to feed your child these foods before heading onto the field. Instead, your child needs healthy snacks that will provide them with the energy that is needed to play a great game. If you’re like many parents, you may … [Read more...]

Tips for Developing Your Child’s Basic Athletic Skills

Parents are always interested in helping their children get better at sports. Most parents don’t expect their children to be the star of the team, but they do want them to be competent athletes that enjoy being on the baseball field. Most of us are naturally better at some things than others, and the same goes for children. You may find that within … [Read more...]

How to Improve Your Child’s Focus on the Field

It’s important for athletes to stay focused during the game, but this doesn’t mean that focus comes easy. Kids especially tend to lose focus during baseball games because they become consumed by negative thoughts, coaches yelling or making mistakes. Some kids are also easily distracted, and you may see your own looking out in the distance, playing … [Read more...]

Tips for Practicing Baseball at Home

Baseball is a team sport, but you don’t need an entire team to practice your skills. Using at-home training tactics, you can advance your own skills and become a better athlete all around. Practicing at home also allows you to build confidence and control for when you are on the field. So gather up your baseball equipment and let’s get started with … [Read more...]

Are You Considering Being a Youth Baseball Coach this Spring?

Are you thinking of becoming a coach for a youth baseball team this spring? Maybe your child has shown a newfound interest in playing baseball and you want to be part of the experience. Or perhaps you enjoyed the season so much last year with your kid, you want to step up your game and start coaching the sport. Plus, if you have concerned parents … [Read more...]

Decorate Your Home for the Holidays with These Baseball-Themed Ideas

When you’re a baseball fan, you can’t help but think of baseball 24/7. Now that the holidays are here, you’re probably thinking about where you can fit baseball into your holiday schedule. You have a few months until spring training, so you need something to think about until this point. Luckily, you came to the right place! We’ve compiled a list … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Baseball Lover

Do you have a baseball fan on your holiday gift list? Even though you may not be sure what to get for them, you have the best hint you could ask for: you know what they love! We have some of our top picks that are perfect for any baseball lover. We hope that our list will inspire you! You can find the majority of these gifts online or at your … [Read more...]