4 Results for tag: youth sports

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