Hitting

Coach Bauer has a simple hitting

philosophy of "See Ball, Hit Ball" with a very

sound mechanical swing, and a top hand

approach.

  1. 1. Approach

  2. 2. Balance

  3. 3. Pitch Recognition

  4. 4. Hands Inside the Ball

  5. 5. Top Hand Approach (swing down)

  6. 6. Extension

  7. 7. Finish High

Pitching

Coach Bauer's Pitching Philosophy is all about mechanics, and muscle memory.  Starting with towel work to get the feel of the mechanics.

  1. 1. Balance (full and stretch)
  2. 2. Up, Down, Go
  3. 3. Hands break on time
  4. 4. Ball up and hand on top of Ball
  5. 5. Reach
  6. 6. Finish Chest over Knee
  7. 7. Location

Baseball Philosophies

Catching

Coach Bauer has been a catcher since he was 8 years old.  He caught in both High School and College and has called more than 700 games in youth and high school baseball as a coach.  Catching Instruction Includes:

  • - The mental side of Catching

  • - Receiving the ball (Framing)

  • - Stance

  • - Giving Signs

  • - Proper Throwing to every Base

  • - Defending the Bunt

  • - Blocking