17 Results for tag: sports

Softball Pitching Clinic (5/22/2021)

Former BASE by Pros Softball Director and Pitching Instructor Danielle Orvella was back on site April 17th to share her pitching expertise once again. Due to the success of the sold out event, she's returning Saturday, May 22nd for a more advanced follow up clinic. Plus, we've extended the clinic to a full two hours of elite pitching instruction! ... More

Softball Pitching Clinic (4/17/2021)

https://youtu.be/EMCFHxjV2CA We’re excited to welcome former BASE by Pros Pitching Instructor and Mindset Trainer Danielle Orvella back to the facility! From beginning pitchers to advanced, get ready for the season with this clinic covering drills, technique, and more. Hit the mound with confidence this Spring with Danielle’s ... More

2021 Spring Break Camp (4/5-4/9)

Our 2021 Spring Break Camp is a simplified version of our 2019 MAX Summer Camps. This time around, we won't be tracking physical movements so as to excel in multiple sports. We're simply going to focus on playing games and having fun! That's what kids need more than anything else right now and we couldn't be more excited to make that happen. For ... More

Busting Out for a Visit to Axe Bat Headquarters

If a tree falls in the woods and there’s no one around to hear it, does it still make a sound? Assuming it was chopped down, that was the question of the day as I toured the empty headquarters of Axe Bat. As I contemplated digital content ideas to keep the BASE by Pros machine churning while quarantined during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, an idea ... More

What Waiting Reveals

Picture something that you had to wait a long time for - a great meal, a new season of your favorite TV show, a vacation, or finally getting acknowledged for your work by a coach, boss, or peers. If I was to total up the amount of waiting it took for me to make it to the  MLB in training and practice hours, I would have lost count two months into ... More

Can you get to your destination without being all in?

I heard this conversation brought up in a podcast I was listening to and it really sparked my interest in what it takes to get somewhere. Here is the question: If you go halfway to your destination and then half way again and then half way again… Will you ever get to your destination? How many halves would it take? There was a great exercise ... More

Why Playing Multiple Sports is Crucial for Long Term Success

How I will parent my athlete as a former MLB player... My oldest son is approaching the age of select programs and more opportunities for training. He is only 8 years old but there are plenty of options in all ranges of sports. The opportunity to get ahead with year-round training seems to be available in every sport and even other activities. My son ... More

Focus on the Joy of Watching Your Kids Play

Commentary https://youtu.be/MRwUWLKxTBs Coach Brent shares a little parenting advice in the wake of the youth baseball parent altercation video currently making its rounds on social media. As parents, let's remember to focus on the joy of watching our kids play, not the results. At the end of the day, it's not about wins or losses, flawless execut... More

Awareness. Mission. Compete.

Commentary Have you ever heard the phrase, ”Ignorance is bliss?” I believe ignorance is ignorance. I believe once you are aware of something drastic changes can happen. Be aware of how you feel, then remind yourself what you have control of right now and finally, in the end, give your best in the present moment. Today, tomorrow or right now, STOP and ... More

A Day of Remembrance and Serving Others

Commentary As many of us spend the day at BBQ's or on the field in tournaments, it's important to remember why we have this rare time off. It's important that we take time to remember those who served and made the ultimate sacrifice so that we can enjoy the many pleasures that come with our freedom.As it is Motivation Monday, I feel there is nothing more ... More