277 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

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    • 4.9 • 53 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 229 – Pitching Pyramid – Off Speed and Confidence

    CCA Podcast 229 – Pitching Pyramid – Off Speed and Confidence

    This is part 1 of 4 or our pitching pyramid series.  In this part you will learn:





    Our plan for off speed pitches this year and how many we were hoping to play





    Why a series a few years ago shaped my view on breaking balls.





    How you can train change ups with your pitchers.







     

    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







     



     

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    CCA Podcast 228 – Pitching Pyramid – Elite Movements and Arm Health

    CCA Podcast 228 – Pitching Pyramid – Elite Movements and Arm Health

    This is part 3 of 4 or our pitching pyramid series.  In this part you will learn:





    What I consider elite movements to be and how you can train them.



    The definition of command, why it MAY BE at the wrong place on the pyramid

    Can you train command?  If so, how?





     

    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.





     



     



     

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    CCA Podcast 227 – Pitching Pyramid – Velocity

    CCA Podcast 227 – Pitching Pyramid – Velocity

    This is part 2 of 4 or our pitching pyramid series.  In this part you will learn:





    Why arm health is the base of my pitching program.





    Why I have velocity 2nd in on my pyramid and why I might be wrong about that.





    How you can help your players learn to develop velocity on the mound.







     

    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.





     



     



     

    • 12 min
    CCA Podcast 226 – Pitching Pyramid – Arm Health

    CCA Podcast 226 – Pitching Pyramid – Arm Health

    This is part 1 of 4 or our pitching pyramid series.  In this part you will learn:





    Why arm health is the base of my pitching program.





    How arm health affects EVERYTHING ELSE on the pyramid.





    What a coach can do to make arm care the center of their pitching program and why it should start as early as possible.







     

    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.





     



     



     

    • 18 min
    CCA Podcast 225 – Zach Casto – Part 2 – Outfield play and analytics

    CCA Podcast 225 – Zach Casto – Part 2 – Outfield play and analytics

    In this interview with Zach Casto you will learn:





    How Zach sets up his practices for outfielders so they are more than just hitting flyball fungo



    Competitive games that Zach uses with his outfielders

    What Zach does in his role as Director of Analytics for Nitro High School



    Follow Zach on Twitter @CoachCasto to get all of his notes!









     

    Resources of the Show:





    Join Cornerstone Elite - The premier learning membership for baseball team coaches.  "I love that you cut right through the fluff and get to the stuff!"





    Join out FREE Facebook Group - Join like minded coaches who are interested in giving their players the best possible experience and learning environment.





    Check out Zach's notes from their Monday night Outfield Chatter - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_ceqhYPoTBv3WcMaXXRVlIcOPpLaagqz465LID_eOnE/edit





    Follow Coach Casto on Twitter @CoachCasto to get all of his notes!





     

    • 23 min
    Mini – Throwing a Slider

    Mini – Throwing a Slider

    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 Elite has 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

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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

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.

Baseball Outside the Box ,

Baseball Outside the Box

This is one of my favorite baseball instructional podcasts. I listen to all of Kyles shows, has great outside the box information, makes you think more, up to date realistic coaching principals. Always learn something from the show and believe all baseball coaches need to listen to the show.

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