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Coach Rau of http://www.playballacademy.com describes a great technique to teach players how to beat a good left handed pickoff move.
  • 20 May 2010
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Breaking down the pitching mechanics of a high school pitcher using video analysis. Get many more FREE baseball lessons at: http://www.playballacademy.com/public/507.cfm
  • 13 Apr 2010
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There's been teachings going around stating that a hitter should take a downward path to the ball to generate backspin for more carry. Take a look at this video lesson that will prove otherwise. 500+ baseball lessons at: http://www.playballacademy.com
  • 9 Apr 2010
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Coach Blake Barthol of Play Ball Academy demonstrates the proper bunt technique. Find hundreds of baseball lessons at http://www.PlayBallAcademy.com
  • 15 Mar 2010
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Get many more pitching video analysis lessons at: http://www.playballacademy.com This pitching video analysis lesson matches up a young pitcher with future hall of fame pitcher Greg Maddux.
  • 20 Feb 2010
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Find many more pitching lessons at: http://www.playballacademy.com Coach Steve Rau breaks down the pitching mechanics of a local high school baseball player.
  • 20 Feb 2010
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This dynamic warm up can be implemented into the beginning of your baseball practices. See hundreds of baseball lessons at: http://www.playballacademy.com
  • 11 Feb 2010
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This dynamic warm up can be implemented into the beginning of your baseball practices. See hundreds of baseball lessons at: http://www.playballacademy.com
  • 3 Feb 2010
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This video from http://www.playballacademy.com demonstrates a simple but highly effective core strengthening movement for baseball players. The prone bridge is a great core training exercise.
  • 3 Feb 2010
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Coach Blake Barthol of http://www.playballacademy.com demonstrates the Hi Lo Tee Drill which is a great baseball drill to help players keep their hands inside the baseball and also prevents dipping of the back shoulder. This is one of over 500 lessons.
  • 29 Jan 2010
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Coach Blake Barthol of http://www.playballacademy.com discusses situational hitting and what needs to be going through a hitters mind before he steps into the batters box.
  • 26 Jan 2010
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Coach Steve Rau of http://www.playballacademy.com explains 3 important parts of a pitcher's delivery. All good pitchers possess balance, direction, and timing.
  • 20 Jan 2010
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Coach Barthol of www.PlayBallAcademy.com explains what hitters need to be thinking before they step into the batter's box. Part 2 of 4.
  • 10 Dec 2009
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In this hitting video lesson, Coach Barthol of www.PlayBallAcademy.com explains what hitters need to be thinking before they step into the batter's box.
  • 10 Dec 2009
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Soft toss is a great hitting drill when done the right way. In this baseball video lesson Coach Barthol demonstrates the proper technique.
  • 22 Sep 2009
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Coach Steve Rau, co-founder of http://www.PlayBallAcademy.com demonstrates a simple yet effective pitching drill to help keep young baseball pitchers in line with their target.
  • 21 Jul 2009
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Coach Rau of http://www.PlayBallAcademy.com demonstrates the use of a tennis ball can to help pitchers develop good rotation on their breaking balls.
  • 17 Jul 2009
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