So your spring and summer seasons have come to a close. Fall ball awaits you now, and what an excellent time to work on some of those weaknesses … yes, you have them.
Don’t worry! The good news is that the laid-back nature of fall ball allows you the freedom to work on development in a stress-free environment (at least, hopefully).
You’re not sure what to work on. So you ask your high school coach and maybe your summer program coaches. Here’s the kicker, though. So many coaches are afraid to tell you certain things. It’s not their fault. As a coach, their job is to look after the good and success of the whole, and thus, they have to place certain emphases in areas that will benefit the team. There are certain areas of development that don’t necessarily coincide with efficient and team-winning baseball … and here are my big three: