Assistant Baseball Coach University of Alabama
Coach Dax Norris from the University of Alabama goes over the essentials of successful catching. It doesn't need to get complicated and Coach keeps it simple. The catcher has the opportunity to control the game. Learn the baseball skills needed to make it happen in this video series.
It's very important to develop a catcher early. How do you do that? That's one of the topics discussed in the first segment of this baseball video series.
One of the first things to look for in a good catcher is to look at what's he's made of. Champion baseball teams have great guys behind the plate. Coach gives key points to look for in the make-up of a catcher in this video segment.
What are the 3 top skills a coach needs to have in a catcher? Coach gives an introduction to the 3 skills that are essential to a successful catcher. He begins with discussion on receiving the baseball.
Coach Norris discusses the skills needed to receive the baseball. How do catcher's need to set up? Coach also discusses the drills and practice techniques that help develop good receiving skills.
Blocking is the focus in this baseball skills video. Technique and talent will get you part of the way, but that mental attitude gets the job done.
Coach goes over some basic baseball catching drills. Push and Collapse is one of the strategies described here.
For a successful baseball program it's what we know - repetition, repetition, repetition. Coach discusses the importance of the exchange when throwing from the catcher's perspective, including detail's of footwork for catchers.
Throwing techniques specific to the glove position is what Coach explains here. He demonstrates the way to do it right!
The biggest key to the exchange is CATCHING the baseball! That's why they are called catchers. But, catchers can control the game when they fully develop their skills. That's what this video discusses.