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Baseball Catcher Technique, Part 6: Defensive Positioning and Relay Communication

The baseball catcher must understand each defensive position, as well as all situations. The catcher is the only player on the team who can see each of...

Baseball Catcher Technique, Part 5: Calling Pitches

When a catcher reaches high school his pitching staff will develop a variety of pitches that they will be able to throw. The catcher must learn what...

Baseball Catcher Technique, Part 4

One of the most excited plays in the game of baseball is a runner trying to score as the throw is on the way to the catcher. There are several youth...

Baseball Catcher Drills and Technique, Part 3

A catcher that can shut down the opposition running is a must if the catcher wants to get to the next level. First thing is that every throw that a...

Baseball Catcher Technique, Part 2

Receiving a Baseball A great receiving catcher can make an average pitcher look great. Many coaches use the term framing, although the most efficient...

MLB Announces Major Change to Home Plate Collision Rule

AP Images Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association have changed a rule governing runners' attempts to reach home pl...

Baseball Catcher Technique, Part 1

The catchers' technique should remain constant each time signals are given and then setting up to receive the pitch. Giving signs as a catcher must...

3 Drills to Become a More Flexible Catcher

It's simple... Catch and throw back. Right? It's probably one of the most valuable things a catcher can do in a game while being the least worked on and...

CatcherMtrx Training: Proper Throwing Mechanics

As we all know, baseball and softball catchers are judged on their ability to throw out runners. "Pop time" is such a focal point that the concept...

CatcherMtrx Training Tool, Part 1: The Ultimate Catcher's Workout

Be the athlete and leader you've always wanted to be as your team's starting catcher with the Catchermtrx training tool from Athelite Player Develop...