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Making The Outfield Interesting For Youth Baseball

By Marty Schupak | November 18, 2022

 “Right field, it’s easy, you know. You can be awkward and you can be slow. That’s why I’m here in right field. Just watching the dandelions grow.”                    –Right Field By Peter, Paul & Mary     How true is it that we coaches almost always put…

Tips For Catchers In Youth Baseball

By Marty Schupak | November 14, 2022

  I’m not sure why, but I have always had a huge affinity toward catchers in youth baseball. A good catcher is like having a tenth man in the field. And if you get one of those rare 11 or 12 year-old catchers who is extremely vocal and knows the game well, then you also…

Youth Baseball Game Preparation & Organization

By Marty Schupak | November 2, 2022

  Youth baseball is far from Major League or NFL games but there are certain game preparation and organizational matters that managers or parents can do to make sure the game runs smoothly for their own team. When I know I have a baseball game that night I want to make sure as much administrative…

  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…