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The top resource for youth, travel and high school baseball coaches. This podcast will cover a range of topics including coaching philosophy, hitting, pitching, fielding, conditioning and other topics relevant to coaching amateur baseball.

Cornerstone Coaching Academy Podcast Coach Kyle Nelson

    • Sports
    • 4.9 • 54 Ratings

The top resource for youth, travel and high school baseball coaches. This podcast will cover a range of topics including coaching philosophy, hitting, pitching, fielding, conditioning and other topics relevant to coaching amateur baseball.

    CCA Podcast 247 – Managing Two Way Players

    CCA Podcast 247 – Managing Two Way Players

    In this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn:





    What do Green, Yellow and Red days mean?





    Helping your two way players be at their sharpest at the end of your season





    What should you do with a player the day after he pitches?





    How can you keep your players in the line up after they pitch, but minimize their high intensity throws.





    Resources of the Show:





    Opening Day Sale - Save 50% off a staff membership and get access to our entire pitcher program described in today's podcast and learn how to bring modern day player development to your team.





    Join Cornerstone Elite for just $1 for 30 days and get access to our entire pitcher program described in today's podcast and learn how to bring modern day player development to your team.

    • 17 min
    Mini – How do you find time in practice for your pitchers?

    Mini – How do you find time in practice for your pitchers?

    Join our FREE Facebook Group - Join like minded coaches and share your expertise and learn from the best minds in the game.

    If you are really serious about bringing a player development mind set into the team setting Cornerstone Elite has everything you need!

    https://www.cornerstonecoachingacademy.com/my-account/



    Cornerstone Elitehas me implement college level concepts in a high school and travel team environment with limited resources.

    You really have helped simplify some complex concepts for a coach that has a day job!

    - Perry M. 16U and High School Coach

    • 7 min
    CCA Podcast 246 – Getting pitchers ready for opening day

    CCA Podcast 246 – Getting pitchers ready for opening day

    In this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn:





    What do Green, Yellow and Red days mean?





    How do you make sure your best pitchers get their pitch counts up?





    How much throwing should pitchers do in between bullpens





    How do you find enough time for pitchers in practice?





    How much do you increase pitchers per bullpen session?





    Resources of the Show:





    Join Cornerstone Elite for just $1 for 30 days and get access to our entire pitcher program described in today's podcast and learn how to bring modern day player development to your team.





    https://youtu.be/Zo7CZ7eM-e8

    • 13 min
    Mini – Using Blast in Tryouts

    Mini – Using Blast in Tryouts

    Join our FREE Facebook Group - Join like minded coaches and share your expertise and learn from the best minds in the game.

    If you are really serious about bringing a player development mind set into the team setting Cornerstone Elite has everything you need!

    https://www.cornerstonecoachingacademy.com/my-account/



    Cornerstone Elitehas me implement college level concepts in a high school and travel team environment with limited resources.

    You really have helped simplify some complex concepts for a coach that has a day job!

    - Perry M. 16U and High School Coach

    • 12 min
    CCA Podcast 245 – Running tryouts in 2021

    CCA Podcast 245 – Running tryouts in 2021

    In this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn:





    How we organize tryouts





    What are some of the things we emphasize during tryouts





    How competitive should you tryouts be?





    What's the difference between tryouts and a showcase?





    Ideas for finding out what players can actually do on the field.





    Resources of the show:





    Join Cornerstone Elite, get full access to our tryout plan, all of our practice plans, ecourses PLUS member's only mini clinics and Q and As.  Bring a world class player development mind set to the team setting for just $1 for your first 30 days!





    Get FREE access to our tryout form/measurement tool that we use to evaluate our players each year.

    • 22 min
    CCA Podcast 244 – Catcher accountability in practice and baserunning chart

    CCA Podcast 244 – Catcher accountability in practice and baserunning chart

    In this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn:





    How you can steal bases at a higher clip in 2021.





    Besides pop time and time to the plate, what are two main things we look for in opposing pitchers





    When you are almost certain you can go first move





    The best time for catcher's practice





    How you can hold catchers accountable in practice





     

    Resources of the Show





    Get access to our catcher practice chart, our baserunning chart and all of our other charts + everything you need to run a player development program in a team setting for just $1 for your first 30 days.

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
54 Ratings

54 Ratings

Jgel1988 ,

Great podcast for all coaches

Kyle does a great job of breaking down complex ideas into simple topics. This is a must listen for all coaches

Holtbaseball ,

Always Great Tips

Coach Kyle is dialed in the teaching part of the game. He is effective in his details and always sharing new adjustments to help his kids play the game well. Very valuable service to baseball.

Danmats ,

High Level of Knowledge and great advice

I coach a 13U travel team and really appreciate this podcast. Great knowledge, quick hits of advice and information and gives great ideas for maximizing the short abound of time we get to spend with our teams. I can’t recommend it high enough.

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