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44 Baseball Mistakes & Corrections
by Marty Schupak

44 Baseball Mistakes and Corrections provides explanations of some of the most common and reoccurring baseball mistakes that happen in youth baseball games. If you are a coach or parent in a recreational or competitive youth baseball league, this video will break down the individual and team mistakes that can be corrected by some basic practice principles that will result in better hitting, pitching and fielding. This course highlights:

  • Hitting Mistakes
  • Pitching Mistakes
  • Baserunning Mistakes
  • Fielding Mistakes
  • Coaching Mistakes
  • Equipment Mistakes
  • Backing Up Mistakes
  • Sliding Mistakes
  • And More

1 Intro 01:01
Chapter 1: General Mistakes
2 Not Warming Up Team 00:28
3 Using Gloves Too Big 00:41
4 Catching With 2 Hands 00:37
5 Holding Ready Position Too Long 00:31
6 Fielding Grounders Under Legs 00:47
7 Not Practicing Interference 00:42
Chapter 2: Outfielding Mistakes
8 Not Practicing Obstruction 00:35
9 Outfielders Throwing Mistakes 00:49
10 Outfielders Holding Ball 00:45
11 Outfielders Not Charging Ball 00:29
12 Backing Up Wrong Way 00:45
Chapter 3: Infielding Mistakes
13 Infielders Reaching For Ball 00:25
14 Toss Overhand On Short Throws 00:33
15 2nd Baseman Not Backing Up 00:58
16 Rundowns (Too Many Throws) 00:38
17 Tagging Baserunner On Thigh 00:53
Chapter 4: Baserunning Mistakes
18 Not Practicing Baserunning 00:53
19 Baserunners Stopping at 1st 00:54
20 Players Not Sliding 00:37
21 Calling Time Out 01:00
22 Runner On 3rd Leading Off Base 00:57
Chapter 5: Catcher Mistakes
23 Catcher Throws From Knees 00:00
24 Catchers Turning Body 00:00
25 Catcher Throws From Backstop 00:00
Chapter 6: Pitching Mistakes
26 Not Including Pitchers in Fielding Drills 00:00
27 Pitching When Team Isn't Ready 00:00
28 Pitchers Fielding Mistakes 00:47
29 Rocker Step Too Big 00:36
30 Pitcher Elbow Drops 00:36
31 Full Wind Up Instead of Stretch 00:47
32 Covering First On Grounder to Right Side 00:38
Chapter 7: Hitting Mistakes
33 Watch Lead Baserunner Back to Rubber 00:38
34 Hitters Using Bats Too Heavy 00:42
35 Player Ready to Hit Too Early 00:52
36 Batting Stance Consistency After Swing 00:30
37 Not Dropping Bat 01:00
38 Cutting Batting Swing Short 00:30
39 Batter Steps to Third 00:40
40 Moving back Foot While Hitting 00:41
41 Taking Eye Off Ball While Batting 00:49
42 Bunting At High Pitches 01:12
43 Bunting At Low Strikes 00:42
Chapter 8: Coaching Mistakes
44 Eye Test 00:48
45 Coaches Overcoach 02:10

MartySchupak Marty Schupak Owner of Youth Sports Club

Marty Schupak received his Master's Degree in Physical Education from Arizona State University. He has been coaching youth sports for over 20 years, produced over 20 instructional videos and authored many popular coaching books.  

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