Tagged With "Dead Period"

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Bio-Mechanical Aspects of the Kinetic Chain In The Swing

Quincy ·
I figured there had to be a place for this discussion.Many aspects of human movements in sport can be readily understood by Newtonian rigid-body mechanics. Many of these laws and biomechanical principles, however, are counterintuitive to a lot of...
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Work 1 year after high school and then go to college?

spectator ·
It's been a family tradition to work full time for 1 year after high school and then attend college at age 19. This gives an 18 year old boy time to see the real world and grow up a bit before taking off for college. The idea is that he will take...
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When is it panic time?

Ready2HangItUp ·
Been lurking for years and am a master at searching for information in this board. This forum has provided great advice and support throughout the process for our 2013.Our player has done everything by the book: the camps, the travel team, the extra...
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Midwest All-American HS Showcase

WindyCity ·
Preparing invites for the Midwest All-American Showcase sponsored by 7-UP in Lynwood, Illinois on August 20 & 21. August 20th is for 2007 graduates and August 21st is for 2006 graduates. This event is completely free for 2006 grads and a small fee for...
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Transfers II - A Series of Fortunate Events?

RipEm ·
Well, we are off and running on our quest to transfer. The Coach expressed disappointment, but said he would not stand in the way of transfer approval. (From what I've heard, it's very rare for a school to deny a transfer request).A wrinkle in the...
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UT ARLINGTON SIGNS DARIN THOMAS TO THREE-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION

reggie-3-77 ·
Thomas signs extension to remain head coach through 2010-2011 seasonJuly 22, 2008ARLINGTON, Texas - The University of Texas at Arlington and head baseball coach Darin Thomas have agreed on a contract extension that will keep Thomas with the Mavericks...
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Baseball ScholarShip

billyjoe ·
My son has a very high ACT score of 29. If he gets a call in July and let's say an offer to play baseball, how will the offer be detailed? Will it be just the baseball portion or do they get into the academic offer as well. Also, will he be given a...
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Many Thoughts

hsbbweb ·
Warning .... This Is Very Long!Okay guys and gals .... I promised a bit more and here it is. It has always seemed that in the past when I have tried to thank you folks for all that you have done and for what the site has become it gets all turned...
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Another Recruiting Question

baseballdawg ·
Do most D1 coaches fill their roster during the early signing period or do they wait and see how the player will play during their senior season. I guess I'm just worried that I will not sign early, and if I don't, then D1 rosters will be filled by...
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significant senior season

AParent ·
This is totally curiosity only - but since I have often wondered about it and never figured it out I figure I may as well ask the question.Quite often I read about a player that did not sign in the early signing period. They usually include a bit...
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is the outfield arm overated

Nic ·
people talk about 1.how strong the outfield arm is 2. how much carry the ball has 3. how far can you throw but in reality how important is the outfield arm. in the major leagues i believe the person with the most gundowns from the outfield had 16 over...
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Getting an education and playing proball -- doing both without sacrificing one

Goosegg ·
We are going through the family process of analyzing the various risks/rewards to turning pro directly out of high school. I guess I am asking for input from you’ll. Talk to me about the facets of this decision to go pro out of hs.We begin with...
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"and school" -- need some info about the mlb scholarship program

Goosegg ·
“and school” – what does this really mean? I am asking questions on (1) amounts, (2) inflation and (3) taxes. When a player moving directly from high school to college receives a scholarship (either athletic or academic or based upon...
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Drinking Beer - Warning for Girly Men

Bear ·
Beer contains female hormones! Yes, that's right, FEMALE hormones! Last month, November 2009, Sydney University and scientists released the results of a recent analysis that revealed the presence of femalehormones in beer. Men should take a concerned...
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SoCal High School Baseball Calendar

CABBallFan ·
I’m wondering if some Poster(s) wouldn’t mind giving me an overview of the High School baseball calendar in Southern California, or more specifically, in the San Fernando Valley? I’m aware that the High School season runs from Feb to...
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should hs players auto take a strike entire game

gonyard ·
Please I need your thoughts/comments on the below situation:Situation: Well talented varsity baseball team, currently 1-6 against competition that the team played even against during fall and summer. Coach blames players for lack of leadership and...
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Jesuit

BASE - STEALER ·
I guess McKinney Boyd was flat and unmotivated tonight against Jesuit, kind of like Plano West last week. " NOT" Everyone including PW need to give the Jans kid his dues! He is one of the best pitchers in the DFW area period!
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Quiet Period

badballer ·
Is there a Quiet period for Div. II schools? What is the definition of Quiet period? Thanks
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Long Toss alternatives or modifications?

Wklink ·
Living in the Pacific Northwest it is sometimes difficult in the winter months getting the throwing time in that I want with my 12 year old. Lets face it, this place is rainy as all get out and the boy (and myself) really don't like going out and...
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alternatives to long toss in poor weather.

Wklink ·
I posted this in the pre-HS forum and then realized it might be better here. Please note that I am not looking for something to replace long toss all together, just something for poor weather days.Living in the Pacific Northwest it is sometimes...
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Early Commitment or Wait: Committed in Early Signing Period

Colt45s ·
After so many great suggestions from a list of old timers and newer comers to HSBBW we waited out for the ideal offer and in the process thoroughly enjoyed the Jupiter WWBA World Series by PG. What experiences we have had. Son signed NLI with with his...
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More crucial fall period....

Eric G ·
My son is a Soph. now. I was wanting everyones opinion on which fall time is more critical...this coming fall (after his So. year of HS and U16 summer season) or next fall (after his Jr. HS and U17 summer season)As it relates to going to say a PG ...
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Theory on weightlifting

JMW37 ·
Another coach and I were talking during the football period today while the kids were lifting and he had a theory that I thought I would throw out there and see what the thoughts of people more knowledgeable than us were. His idea was if a kid was...
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Signing Period 2010

floridafan ·
http://www.ncaa.org/wps/portal...+Recruiting+CalendarFound it on my own, the internet is great, isn't it?
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17U & 19u players need for 2010 summer

Dragonbaseball ·
Looking to fill needs for the 17u & 18u teams for our summer season. 17u team is defending their Fox Valley league title from last year. 19u team is looking to build on the group that is moving up from that 17u team last year. We are an American...
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USA South Baseball Conference Player of the Week

saipanwarrior ·
Sophomore Cory Nelson (Alliance Christian) was named POW for his performances in the week ending Sunday, March 28. Nelson was named baseball Player of the Week after hitting .650 on the week as he helped the No. 8/20 SU Hornets to five wins in six...
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Freshmen Team Tryouts

wander ·
We have 3 nights of tryouts. First night we have 50 minutes to evaluate on defensive, 1 hr on 2nd and 3rd night each. What type of drills would you do to evaluate the players in this short period of time?
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Coaches at Camps not their own during Quiet Period

SluggerDad ·
September 1 - 11 is a quiet period for NCAA Div 1 Baseball.  As I understand it only on campus face-to-face contacts are permitted, with no off campus contact.  But this past weekend at Cal State Northridge,  there were coaches not from...
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Comments from Dr. Jaeger

jdfromfla1 ·
I've not posted here for some time (Actually had to re-register , I submitted a thread a couple of years back on "The Convention on Over-use" and through my research met and became aquainted with Dr. Alan Jaeger, well he hit me with the following on another forum and asked if I'd share his thoughts with this community...so here it is; http://baseballnews.com/throwi...s-of-elite-pitchers/ (Editor’s Note: This in-depth report took more than eight weeks to research after contacting hundreds of...
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Over Analyzing Baseball

Former Member ·
What is baseball coming to? Where every joe shmo can be an analyst. And what the hell is sabermetrics crap. When I played ball as a kid growing up in NJ I never heard of this stuff. It was all about playing the game hard. You were as good as your last...
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Elite Pitchers Program - Driveline Baseball

Kyle Boddy ·
With summer ball winding down, the 2014-2015 off-season is nearly upon us. Driveline Baseball is once again running off-season Elite Pitcher  groups for the following ages:   -Youth (11-13) -HS / College -Pro   Kyle Boddy is the head...
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Options?

MrSnappy ·
What college options would be available to a 2015 RHP who is relatively unknown due to minor injuries occurring at the worst possible times if he goes to the pre-draft showcase and hits 90-91 with a very sharp curveball?  Son is 602/170 with a...
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Pitchers & Cautionary PRP Post Season

BK_Razorback ·
Just spitballing but why do all pitchers not do a PRP treatment post season to maintenance micro or slight UCL tears. At this point we know near all pitchers have slight SLAB or UCL tears so why not treat it after the season while in the rest period....
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What to do if you're not signing tomorrow

Picked Off ·
I want to congratulate all the hsbaseball webers that will be signing tomorrow!   I thought it would be good to start a dialog for all the hard working kids that did not sign. There is still a lot of time and plenty of spots to be filled. ...
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End of Season Survey

ironhorse ·
Wondering what you guys do as far as end of season feedback. I do player surveys for all the kids in my athletic period. I do "exit interview" type stuff with graduating seniors. Been doing the same ones for a while now. Interested to see what others...
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J&R High School Baseball Player Showcase

goldglove2b ·
Hello Coaches, Parents and Players, I wanted to let everybody know about the J&R High School Baseball Showcase coming up this June 10th, 2006. This will be a 1-day event held in Winter Haven, FL at Chain O' Lakes Park(spring training home of the Cleveland Indians). This is a recruiting opportunity for all current Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors. There has been over 250 invitations sent out to college across the country with some Professional Scouts receiving invites as well. The Showcase...
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Idiot Coaches...

Johnnie_LeMaster ·
Yesterday I witnessed something I'd like to Address. An opposing pitcher 14u threw 102 pitches..... in 4 innings. I was beside myself. What the hell is wrong with this Coach, if you want to call him that.Is winning a game that important to some people...
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Allen Wranglers 17-18U tryouts, November 12-13

Allen Wranglers ·
The Allen Wranglers baseball club will host tryouts on Sunday, November 13 from 1-3pmat The Gabe at Craig Ranch (McKinney). **Due to a conflict with the AHS program, we will NOT be having a tryout on Saturday, Nov 12.**We will have one combined team...
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Showcases

Dtiger ·
What are the best showcases for the summer and fall? What age groups? Try to include location and time period.
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Pitch to Hillcrest's Sulentic At Your Own Risk

Frozen Ropes GM ·
Since it's been a topic of discussion about whether you should or should not pitch to Matt Sulentic I though I'd post a great article from the Dallas Morning News. Way to go Matty!...
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HS Baseball Recruiting Opportunity

goldglove2b ·
Hello Coaches, Parents and Players, I wanted to let everybody know about the J&R High School Baseball Showcase coming up this June 10th, 2006. This will be a 1-day event held in Winter Haven, FL at Chain O' Lakes Park(spring training home of the Cleveland Indians). This is a recruiting opportunity for all current Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors. There has been over 250 invitations sent out to college across the country with some Professional Scouts receiving invites as well. The Showcase...
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Advice on medical insurance

06catcherdad ·
As some of you know, my son suffered an elbow injury in January, likely a torn ulnar collateral ligament that will require Tommy John surgery. Since that time, I've received quite an education about the differences of insurance plans and the...
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What to do?

SeedThrower ·
I'm hoping to get some help from some members who may have been through this predicament.Son is in his first year at a D1 school. He was recruited by many D1's and passed on some nice opportunities to go with his current school. Draft came and went...
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Live for Today - part two

AParent ·
Otherwise titled "has beens"This is a pet peeve of mine - so I apologize ahead of time.Every one tops out at some point in their "career". Whether it's Little Johnny who tops out in LL, the all-star high school player who never gets into a good...
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Spring Signings

boris ·
During the fall, a lot of time was spent on this board indicating which seniors committed to which schools. Any info on who has committed during the spring signing period?
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Adjustment, slump, struggle and recovery

TPM ·
Often easier to mention the good things happening to our players than any of the below.AdjustmentOften the easiest for us to talk about. Freshman players (HS,college) making adjustments to new situations, new position, starters to relievers, batting...
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Samford signees

WA Dad ·
Baseball Announced Nine Signees The coaching staff announced nine early signees for the 2010 class Baseball Announced Nine Signees Nov. 11, 2009 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Samford Baseball coaching staff has announced the addition of nine...
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Danny Almonte

Bulldog 19 ·
So I'm sure most of you remember him from the Little League World Series several years ago... well he popped onto ESPN again on Sunday. Seems he has been playing ball down in Oklahoma at a JUCO and is now looking to possibly play NCAA baseball?He...
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Why American Legion needs to expand its 18-man roster

MILBY ·
From: JEFF MILBURN [mailto:coachmilburn@gmail.com] Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 1:13 PM To: ******************* Cc: 'Jeff Pinkman'; john22@pinkmanbaseball.com Subject: Another serious reason WHY American Legion needs to expand rosters to 20 or 22 To many VA American Legion Coaches, the 51 State baseball chairmen, the Nat’l Legion program coordinator and I have BCC’d my college coaches e-mail list and the Pinkman folks … Just wanted to share … I do not believe the...
 
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