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Welcome to the NEW MyYouthBaseball.com. This website has all the great content from My-Youth-Baseball.com and new content only on this website like our Defensive Situational Responsibilities By Baseball Positions articles.
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Welcome to the simplest youth baseball site on the Internet. The original goal of this site was to give baseball enthusiasts (coaches, players, parents and fans) a place to find easy-to-understand information about the game of baseball. Today, that is still my goal but the site has grown bigger than once imagined. Please enjoy the site, ask questions, read coaching tips, interact with other visitors and simply have some fun. Don’t forget to sign up for my Newsletter E-Zine and receive your free baseball lineup rotation template (great tool for youth coaches!). Have a great day!
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Having a baseball player in the family can be an exciting time. For parents, it can also be a little confusing when it comes to buying equipment. The biggest question that needs answering is “What equipment is really important to have?” Let’s try to answer that question by taking a look at some Baseball Parenting Tips for Essential vs Non Essential Equipment for Your Baseball Player.read more
1. Won’t Try to Make Your Player Fit Into a System Be weary of any instructor who feels all hitters fit into the same old. It is extremely difficult to change a swing and choosing an instructor who wants to spend your valuable time and money on adapting a new...read more
When a child comes home with a baseball flyer it can be an exciting time for the parents. It can also being confusing and a source of anxiety for parents who have never signed up their child for an organized sport before. They may have a lot of questions and concerns. Let’s take a look at some Baseball Parenting Tips for Being Supportive that will answer a lot of the basics of becoming a brand new baseball parent!read more
Teaching a youth baseball team about baseball situations is one of the top priorities a coach should have! Have you ever watched a very talented youth baseball team that wasn’t winning? There is a very good chance that the coach may be just “riding” the talent and not coaching his players about the game…read more
Teaching a young player to pitch can be very challenging for both the novice and experienced baseball coach. Pitching is a lot more about proper mechanics than it is strictly about just throwing a baseball. There are kids with great arms that won’t necessarily be great pitchers.read more
Baseball pitching drills need to be used at each and every practice for your pitchers. I learned early on, as a youth baseball coach, that pitching is probably the most important component of a successful baseball team.read more
Mike was asked to coach a youth baseball team and wrote a series of conditions he demanded before agreeing to be with the team. The document was quickly shared virally across the country, at the youth level, high school, college and beyond….and became known as the “Matheny Manifesto.”read more
Our equipment of the year includes wiffleballs you can hit with your game bat, heavy balls to include your power and an easier way of hitting popups and flyballs to players.read more
What Pitches Should I Teach My Players? Every player wants to learn a variety of pitches and every coach loves calling for that out pitch with two strikes. Interesting things can be done by just working on a variety of pitching grips. Changeups and the different...read more
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Mike MacFarlane Catcher – Former Kansas City Royals Player & Owner of Mac-N-Seitz Baseball Academy