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T-Ball Coaching: Successful techniques for fundamental skills

Marty Schupak shares his 30+ years coaching youth sports! Over 150 t-ball drills you never knew existed are included!

  Coaching Youth Baseball To Ability & Age 

By Marty Schupak | September 12, 2022

  I didn’t see it, but I was only a few feet away when I heard it second-hand from a number of parents. One team that played before us lost and they were out of the playoffs.The coaches gathered the team together. Both the head coach and the assistant coach began to berate 10, 11,…

Baseball & Softball Practice Template #4:

By Marty Schupak | August 27, 2022

In this Baseball & Softball Practice Template #4, Marty goes through another typical upbeat practice. He explains some important nuances that will translate to more victories! An added bonus is an advanced pitching tips that can prove to improve a pitcher’s performance! Classic baseball trivia and more make this a must watch episode for baseball…

Baseball & Softball Practice Template #2: Marty discusses another practice involving all players

By Marty Schupak | August 9, 2022

In this 17-minute practice template #2 Marty continues showing why his practices are more efficient than the typical two hour batting practice sessions. Integrating skill drills with fun drills is the formula for success that will yield more victories for the team and fun for the players.  

Get Involved in Your Child’s Sports Activities With These Budget-Friendly Tips 

By Marty Schupak | July 27, 2022

Colleen Stewart is our guest columnist and the author of this article.     Supporting your child’s interests can have a profound positive effect on them well into adulthood, which is why getting involved early on is important. Participating in team sports can be beneficial for kids of all ages, boosting their self-esteem and helping…

Interference vs. Obstruction

By Marty Schupak | July 15, 2022

In this Schupak Sports episode, Marty goes through the difference between interference vs. obstruction. Also he covers a dynamic 1st & 3rd defensive drill and a hitting drill that will extend at bats. Classic trivia and more! Go to: Schupak Sports YouTube episode

Tee Ball Drills For 3-4 Year Olds

By Marty Schupak | July 8, 2022

Parents who have loved baseball and softball their whole life may be anxious to expose their 3 or 4 year old kids to either sport. In this Schupak Sports YouTube episode, Marty discusses drills for 3 & 4 year olds. Can baseball skills be taught? Why are some kids ahead in their development than others?…

My T-Ball Team Won’t Listen To Me! 

By Marty Schupak | July 4, 2022

 You may be the best leader and motivator on this planet, but things don’t always run according to your plans. As a coach, you may have been in a situation that you go out to the field to start a practice. For whatever reason, all 12 players are in the same mind set of not…

Baseball Gloves: Breaking In New Ones! 

By Marty Schupak | June 8, 2022

“The sounds, the smells. Did you ever hold a ball or a glove to your face?”            Ray Liotta aș Shoeless Joe Jackson in Field of Dreams      Some major league baseball players have used the same gloves for years. This, despite having lucrative contracts with glove companies that provide freebies…

T-Ball Coachs’ To Do List! 

By Marty Schupak | April 3, 2022

  When a parent becomes a t-ball coach, mostly it is usually the first time they dip their toe coaching a youth sports team. Some will take to it right away; others will struggle as to what needs to be done. Here are ten things all new t-ball coaches should do from an organizational standpoint.…

Player, Team & League Development In Youth Baseball 

By Marty Schupak | March 17, 2022

 Player development in youth baseball can also be part of team and league development. Years ago when I first became manager of the 9 & 10 year olds in our league, it was a rude awakening. This particular league was the first real competitive league for me, full with playoffs and an All Star team.…

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