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 • 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 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
    CCA Podcast 256 - Developing Barrel Accuracy with Your Hitters

    CCA Podcast 256 - Developing Barrel Accuracy with Your Hitters

    In this episode of the CCA Podcast you will learn:





    Part 2 in our 4 part series on the 3 things successful hitters NEED to be able to do



    What is barrel accuracy?

    What should hitters do with their strengths and weaknesses?

    A fun drill to challenge hitters all over (and outside) the zone

    Equipment we use to help players square up the ball



    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 255 - Developing timing in your hitters, philosophy and drills

    CCA Podcast 255 - Developing timing in your hitters, philosophy and drills

    In this episode of the CCA Podcast you will learn:





    What is timing?



    A philosophy for each count for hitters to help them with timing

    Is timing when you start, or when your foot gets down?

    How to adjust to faster and slower pitchers

    Drill work to help teach players appropriate timing



    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 254 – What is confidence?

    CCA Podcast 254 – What is confidence?

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





    What confidence ISN'T





    What confidence actually is





    Why telling kids "they can do it" won't necessarily improve their confidence





    Why some player's confidence gets shattered in games





    How to translate confidence from practice to games





    What we can learn from the math world about confidence.







    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 253 – The three things that matter for hitters

    CCA Podcast 253 – The three things that matter for hitters

    In this episode of the CCA Podcast you will learn:





    What is skill and what is technique in hitting?





    What is the difference between skill and technique?





    Why some hitters look the part but can't hit.





    Why some hitters look unorthodox but can hit.





    The three things your hitters need to do to have success.





     

    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

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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