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February 11, 2020

Have you ever wondered what a good youth baseball coach is worth?

Those of us that coach at Hard 90 Baseball played at a high level and know that some of our coaches had as big an impact on us as our parents, family and friends.

This is why when we hire a professional coach at Hard 90 Baseball we take great care in t...

February 4, 2020

Over the past several years, Hard 90 Baseball has been studying athlete make up and key indicators of long term success.

The number one thing we have found in athletes long term success relates to an intrinsic (or internal) source of motivation. 

"Intrinsic motivation refers to behavior that is driven by internal re...

January 28, 2020

The tragic helicopter crash on Sunday, January 26th that killed 9 people and took the iconic figure Kobe Bryant at the age of 41 is a reminder to us all that life is extremely fragile.

Many have put Kobe on a heroic pedestal for his basketball feats and others are reminding us of mortal transgressions of a far from perf...

January 20, 2020

As we get ready for the upcoming baseball season - Little League through the MLB, getting in a good position to hit is extremely important.  Former MLB player, Harold Reynolds breaks down the important elements in the stance to have success at the plate.

Note - Harold Reynolds talks about key elements that allows for di...

January 7, 2020

INTRODUCTION

Little League can be an exciting introduction to baseball. It can be the greatest game ever played and America’s pastime, or it can be a greek tragedy of ups and downs ending with your child hating one of the most difficult and intricate games to play.

Hard 90 Baseball was established in 2005 to help youth p...

November 19, 2019

The greatest factor on your road to greatness - regardless of your endeavor is your MINDSET.

In order to be great at something, you need to give extraordinary effort for a sustained period of time. Constantly training when others are not.

To that end, one former Hard 90 player who just signed his letter of intent to play...

November 7, 2019

Playing time is the single biggest friction point in youth sports. In today's society of instant gratification, parents want to see their player on the field, in the big moment, at the right position - with a shot to do something special. The opportunity to emulate their professional heroes.

That said, to become that pr...

November 6, 2019

Parents ask us all the time what is the perfect path to college baseball.

In fact, just this last week a parent in our junior high program asked us what it would take for his son to play college baseball.

Our response:

1. Know where you want to go. College is a big decision and thoroughly researching colleges on www.colle...

November 4, 2019

Professional baseball scouts evaluate players on a 20-80 scale on the 5 tools of baseball - hit, hit for power, throw, run and field.  When MLB evaluators give a player a rating, it is based on how that particular player's tools compare to current MLB players.

 Source:Fangraphs

At Hard 90 Baseball, we have worked with ou...

November 4, 2019

So no club ball in the winter - will I fall behind?  The answer is an absolute NO - if you take the time to develop your tools.  Leverage the quantifiable measurements in The 5 Tools of Baseball Can Be Trained and take a baseline measurement.  From there develop a training plan. 

The best training pl...

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