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Today Next Level Ballplayer got together with Drew Dickinson, the pitching coach at Illinois. In this short interview, we cover what advice Drew gives for ball players who want to take their game to the next level. He shares some very simple advice that every[...]
Today Next Level Ballplayer got together with Dan Hartleb, the head coach at Illinois. In this short interview, we cover what Coach Hartleb looks for in the players that he recruits. He also shares some of the sneaky things he does to find out more[...]
Today Next Level Ballplayer got together with Mike Martin, the head coach of the Florida State Seminoles. In this short interview, we go over Coach Martin’s favorite hitting drill. He shares a simple drill that is extremely useful and could really help take your two-strike[...]
NLB had the pleasure to speak with Ned Yost about the power of building rapport within a ball club not too long ago. Often times, the information that holds the potential for a transformative outlook on the game comes in the form of simple baseball[...]
Today Next Level Ballplayer got together with Mike Martin, the head coach of the Florida State Seminoles. In today's interview, you’ll learn what you can do to stand out as a ball player on and off the field. We cover the importance of getting good grades[...]
James was an All-American at Florida State University and then was the 23rd overall pick in the 2012 draft. We covered a lot of great material in our interview that we'll publish in the near future, but today we have a quick clip of Ramsey[...]
“What do I need to do to increase velocity… improve arm strength… throw harder… hit 90 mph on the gun…?” Those are the questions I frequently get from NLB players / parents / coaches. Well, today we dive into exactly how you can increase velocity[...]
Reds’ Brandon Phillips Talks 'Golden Soldiers', Finding 'The Crunk Zone', Personal Baseball Goals and More...
Today we get to spend some time with one of the best second basemen in the game who happens to have one of the best personalities in all of sports. Of course, we're talking about the Reds' Brandon Phillips. Brandon is in his 11th[...]
Just about every serious high school baseball player wants to play Division I (D1) baseball. The reality is that most of them won’t. My former college coach, Tracy Smith (now head coach at Indiana University), likes to say, “Every serious high school baseball player[...]
The other day I received this email from Indiana University’s head baseball coach Tracy Smith. Franco, Thought of you after drafting this email back to a parent today. You might be able to use this someway with your blog. I think it could be a great[...]