Dad, It doesn’t help!

During the 2014 season I asked my son what do all the kids in the dugout think when their parents urge them on with ‘instructions’ and ‘encouragement’ as they are playing the game? He said bluntly, they don’t like it.

I further pressed him, what about when I call out some last second reminders just before you bat, you know, the things we’ve talked about during the week and to help you remember what to do. Again, he didn’t mince his words and said, “Dad, it doesn’t help.” Continue reading Dad, It doesn’t help!

A Night with Jim Colborn

This season’s Sydney Blue Sox pitching coach is baseball great, Jim Colborn. In partnership with Baseball NSW, the Sydney Blue Sox are pleased to present a series of coaching seminars designed to enlighten and inspire local coaches from all levels of play. Each ‘Night with Jim Colborn’ will centre around one of the following themes – Coaching the Coaches, Pitching Coaching and A Scout’s Perspective/Collegiate Pathways.

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