Youth Baseball Catching Guide

Youth Baseball Catching Guide

There may be no more important player on a baseball team than its catcher. From throwing out runners to inspiring teammates, here are some tips to train young catchers the proper fundamentals of this crucial position.

Catching Drill for Defending the Steal

Catching Drill for Defending the Steal

Keep runners from advancing bases with this drill to create proper technique in your young catchers.

Catcher's Guide to the End of the Season

Catcher's Guide to the End of the Season

As a catcher, you set the tone for the whole defense. Here's how young backstops can push through in the dog days of the season.

Blocking Tips for Catchers

Blocking Tips for Catchers

Find out the single most important factor in a catcher's ability to block an errant pitch.

Art of Moving Quickly

Art of Moving Quickly

Learn how pushing the pace of a game is not only efficient but can be used as a defensive weapon.

Catcher's Mask 101

Catcher's Mask 101

Here is a simple guide from former MLB backstop Brent Mayne on how to teach young players proper catcher's mask etiquette.

11 Reasons Little League Catchers Should Call Pitches

11 Reasons Little League Catchers Should Call Pitches

Find out why young catchers can--and should--call their own games.

How to Groom a Young Catcher

How to Groom a Young Catcher

The catcher's position is the most demanding in baseball. Here's a step-by-step guide coaches can use when developing young catchers.

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