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Baseball & Softball
Volume 6 Issue 8
August 2013

In This Issue
Remaining Optimistic
Pros and Cons of Clinics
Power Swing Sequence
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In this issue: Our latest article by Mets Hitting Coach Dave Hudgens, the first of two parts, on the proper mechanics of the swing, is a must-read for baseball and softball coaches. Stanley Popovich comes through again with another great article containing terrific advice to help athletes through adversity. And Brian Gotta writes about the pros and cons of coaching clinics.

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Remaining Optimistic After Losing Stan Popovich

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Pros and Cons of Coaching Clinics

By Brian Gotta, President of CoachDeck

Every year, as we talk to youth sport leagues across the country, we hear of organizations conducting coaching clinics for their volunteer coaches. We're big believers in this type of training and think everyone should do it. However, there are some ways to make clinics more effective and, even at their best, coaching clinics have limitations. Read Article

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Crucial Power Swing Sequence (Part One)

by Dave Hudgens

In the first of two-parts New York Mets Hitting Coach Dave Hudgens takes us step-by-step through the proper swing sequence and hand path for that power swing every hitter craves.
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