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Author Archives: Matt Helke

Coaching school and elite travel baseball since 1992. Qualifying for several World Series (USSSA, Nations Baseball, Triple Crown and CABA). Member of the ABCA, NFHS, OHSBCA, Certified/ Accredited Coach and instructor.

Go With the Pitch – Every Pitch!


Every player at one time in their life has heard their coach tell them to “go with the pitch”. Unfortunately, the only time players usually hear that phrase is when it’s an outside pitch. What most players don’t understand (and some coaches) is that you should be doing that for every pitch. The batter must be taught to “go with ...

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Why I Love BBCOR Bats

I love to hear the discussions over the BBCOR bats. Well here’s my two cents on the subject. I love it! I’m not getting into the safety argument, that’s a whole other conversation. I’m talking about making hitters hit and let pitchers pitch. The days of the wimpy swing with a BESR bat that’s a double in the right center ...

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