Ron Washington MLB Player, Coach, Manager, Infield & 3rd base coach, is so energetic, positive, articulate, DO NOT MISS THIS EPISODE, ONE WORD: EXPOSIVE. AFTER SEEING THIS SHOW YOU ARE READY TO GO COACHING WITH ENERGY. All shows are FREE, we just ask you register on You Tube to get updates on all new show. Things covered: As a coach, IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING, CORRECT IT, TEACH IT, DONT LET THEM GET AWAY WITH BAD FAULTS. How Ron grew up and how his environment made him so energetic, positive, etc. Dealing with failure, managing, coaching, as a player. When he got called up in 1977 and then not called up till 1981, how he dealt with not being in MLB when he had that taste in 1977. Mindset, Behavior, Emotions, just a few words he uses. Make it contagious, being positive is contagious. On time, Do Work, Give Your Best, Be Positive, Passion and more. Listen, so much to learn in this section. Today kids play in the same age group, 13 u, 14 u, what about if a player is much better? Should players play up or down? Ron was a product of the 1977 KC Royals Academy, with Roy White and UL Washington, all about getting players with skills, running, throwing, etc and developing them, how does this work in todays system with technology, etc. Glove selection and break in, very interesting. Teach hands or feet first? and Why? How to teach the hands? How to teach the feet? Training players to read, react to baseballs in batting practice, how. Pre step, same for everyone? Key areas of it. Transferring the baseball to the hand, technique, teach. Fundamentals, Fundamentals, Fundamentals, KEY. Mind set very important, always a way, fail and figure it out. Simulate the last hop, most important. Some foot work at 1st base. Some Double play footwork. Many times have to field one handed. There are more ways to do one thing, need to figure out which one fits the player. Ask questions, get players input but as a manager remember you are the following say at the end. Dealing with dropped balls, recover and throw, how? Backhand position, how to get to it, teach it. etc. There is more to all this, a must see show. Ron Washington, all drills on MLB Network Twitter, Atlanta Braves Twitter.
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