Author: Brandon Marx

We have all seen the young player who swings hard and finishes with their feet flat, their heels having never left the ground, without any good hip rotation.  We ask them to look down after their swing, and they see …

Lower Half / Hip Coil Load Drill Read More »

SLL Coaches Clinic SLL Coaches Clinic

Now that the winter program is starting up again, I wanted to share some of the lessons I have learned over the past season, and some of the adjustments to my approach to coaching in the off season.  This past …

Offseason Lessons: from the USA Baseball trip, Jamar Hill and just watching our kids play Read More »

Our winter hitting program will start Tuesday November 5, 2019 (4:45-6:15 p.m. Moller Cage) and will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:45 – 6:15 p.m..  All returning and new members / participants must print and fill out our registration forms …

Winterball 2019-2020 Starting Now! Read More »

This past weekend, Jamar Hill, of Gamers Baseball, in Anchorage, visited Sitka and worked with us for a day in the cage.  Jamar really emphasized swing plane.  To teach the proper swing plane, Jamar placed a batting screen directly behind the kids, …

Some More Hitting Lessons Read More »

New Front Toss L Screen As some of you know, the cage screen we had previously was in tatters and was a serious safety hazard.  So we made it a priority to replace the old screen with this front toss screen.  If …

Your Member Dues at Work Read More »

Now that we have gotten started with our winter workout, I thought it might be helpful to address some common hitting flaws and myths or misconceptions about swing mechanics I have noticed over the years and have tried to address …

Common Hitting Misconceptions Read More »

American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) I first heard of the ABCA from my college coach who would attend the ABCA conference every year (Coach Steve Hertz, Gonzaga U.).  20 years later, I finally read an ABCA book called Baseball Strategies and smiled when …

Off Season Coaching Resources for Youth Baseball Read More »