300 episodes

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 • 55 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.

    Mini – Can a curveball be so bad it’s good?

    Mini – Can a curveball be so bad it’s good?

     

    Resources of the Show





    Join Cornerstone Elite today for just $1 for your first month and you can get access to the entire pitching program I describe in the podcast PLUS all 37 of our variability training drills to develop pitcher command.





    Get 5 FREE variability pitching drills to help pitchers develop better command.





    Mini Podcast on Throwing a Change Up





    Mini Podcast on Throwing a Throwing a Slider





    How when and why of throwing a curveball in high school baseball

    • 7 min
    261 – Trouble Shooting the Stance, Stride and Load

    261 – Trouble Shooting the Stance, Stride and Load

     

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



    Does the stance matter? When do we change it?

    How to help your players avoid lunging?

    Is there such a thing as a stride that's too long?

    What Kyle thinks is the ABSOLUTE for every hitter

    An aside... weighted bats and bat speed programs



    Resources of the show:





    Join Cornerstone Elite, join Elite for our 50+ Chaos hitting drills that specifically improve the flaws talked about in the podcast + our weighted bat program and much more! $1 for your first 30 days!





    Get FREE sample of our chaos hitting drills that help players translate practice to in game performance.

    • 33 min
    CCA Podcast 260 – Tryouts from a team coach and individual trainer’s perspective

    CCA Podcast 260 – Tryouts from a team coach and individual trainer’s perspective

    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.

    • 24 min
    CCA Podcast 259 – Training an individual vs. training a team

    CCA Podcast 259 – Training an individual vs. training a team

     

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





    What you should be doing as you lead up to your season





    What time in the season should you try to make mechanical changes?





    What should in season training look like?





    When do you use tee work, front toss, coach pitch BP, machine work, and live ABs.





    Resources of the Show:





    Week long batting practice plan - Totally FREE





    5 sample Chaos Hitting Drills - Totally FREE 





    Take player development to a new level on your team and join Cornerstone Elite Today!

    • 33 min
    CCA Podcast 258 – Adding Chaos To Your Baseball Practices

    CCA Podcast 258 – Adding Chaos To Your Baseball Practices

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





    What you should be doing as you lead up to your season





    What time in the season should you try to make mechanical changes?





    What should in season training look like?





    When do you use tee work, front toss, coach pitch BP, machine work, and live ABs.





    Resources of the Show:





    Watch the Batting Practice Continuum web clinic HERE





    Take player development to a new level on your team and join Cornerstone Elite Today!

    • 18 min
    CCA Podcast 257 – Developing Bat Speed

    CCA Podcast 257 – Developing Bat Speed

    In this episode of the CCA Podcast you will learn:



    Why developing bat speed requires patience.

    Some low hanging fruit that doesn't require any PHYSICAL changes.

    Some of the methods you can use to increase functional bat speed over time



    Resources of the Show:





    Join Cornerstone Elite and get our 6 week bat speed improvement plan





    Watch the Batting Practice Continuum web clinic HERE





    Take player development to a new level on your team and join Cornerstone Elite Today!





     

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

sam_klein12 ,

A Brilliant Baseball Mind

Cornerstone Coaching Academy Podcast is a gamechanger for coaches and players looking to expand their baseball knowledge and skillset. Kyle’s enthusiasm and knowledge for baseball is apparent, but even more so his ability to enhance growth-seeking coaches and players. Anyone looking for a competitive edge can benefit from this podcast.

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.

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