Quality Coaching Baseball provides baseball instruction, baseball drills, coaching philosophy, and other information for youth baseball coaches, players, and parents who want to learn more about playing and coaching baseball.
New Outfield Videos Added(May 3 2013)
Send Me Your Video Links(April 28 2013)
Are You a Happy Coach?(April 7 2013)
Follow QCBaseball on Facebook or Twitter for Extra Content(March 10 2013)
New Page on Using a Batting Tee(March 3 2013)
Catching Instruction Area Updates(January 21 2013)
Two New Videos added for Infield Play - Fielding Ground Balls(December 23 2012)
New Video for Infield Throwing(December 23 2012)
Baseball Hitting Advertising Claims(November 23 2012)
New Videos added for First Base Play (page 1 and 2)(September 1 2012)
New Video in Drills and Catching Instruction (bottom of page)(August 4 2012)
QCBaseball Website Changes(July 28 2012)
Practice Discipline(April 27 2012)
Structure Practices by Focusing on the Basics(March 26 2012)
Getting Young Pitching Arms in Shape for the Season(February 12 2012)
Winter Hitting Mistakes(November 30 2011)
Running Lane and Interference at First Base(October 4 2011)
New Pitching Video - Hip and Shoulder Separation(August 29 2011)
Direction, Equal and Opposite Pitching Videos added to Backyard Pitching Lessons(August 15 2011)
Tips for Hitters Who are Swinging Late(July 29 2011)
Baseball Rules: Dropped Third Strike(July 15 2011)
Great Play in Baseball(July 4 2011)
Building a Players Confidence(June 23 2011)
College World Series Starts Tomorrow(June 17 2011)
Balance Point and Power Angle Pitching Videos added to Backyard Pitching Lessons(June 16 2011)
Texas Rangers Draft Partially Paralyzed Player from Georgia(June 8 2011)
New QCBaseball Backyard Pitching Lessons(May 31 2011)
Top 3 Essentials for Good Outfield Play (May 13 2011)
ESPN Top Ten Drill (April 7 2011)
The Tragic Story of Wes Leonard (March 24 2011)
What's Up With the "Swing at Anything Close Approach to Hitting" (March 7 2011)
The Problem with Pitching Machines (February 24 2011)
The strength of a symbol
Great article by Andy Katz on ESPN.com having to do with a special friendship between Mike Krzyzewski and a player he met at an adult basketball camp.
Rules that Apply to the Batter
Is a batter out when he steps on home plate? If so, is it because he steps on the plate or because he is out of the batter's box?
Baserunning - Scoring on a Passed Ball or Wild Pitch
It gets more difficult and happens less often as players get older, but in youth baseball a wild pitch or passed ball often presents a great opportunity to score a runner from third.
Tag Up Situations
New baserunning article about tagging up situations from each base.
Winning the Mental Way
Winning the Mental Way by Karlene Sugarman. This chapter deals with communication and ways to improve communication with your team. I hope you enjoy the excerpt.
Saving the Pitcher
Saving the Pitcher. This is an excellent book that I believe will be of interest to most if not all of the coaching community. I hope you enjoy this chapter titled "The Functional Mechanics of Pitching".