Author Archives: Franco

The Two Keys To Becoming a Great Hitter

I get emails from hitters all the time asking for help with a common problem. It usually sounds something like this: “I feel great hitting in practice, but once I’m in the game I continue to struggle. It’s so frustrating. … Continue reading

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The Key to True Success as a Hitter with Blue Jays Mental Coach Steve Springer

The Key to True Success as a Hitter with Blue Jays Mental Coach Steve Springer Some of you guys might know that my good buddy Steve Springer and I share a hotel room every year for the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) annual … Continue reading

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Ned Yost’s Challenge to Players Who Want to Make the Big Leagues

Fresh off of an epic post season run as the manger of the Kansas City Royals, Ned Yost was kind enough to recently sit down with Next Level Ballplayer.

Today we have a quick excerpt of Ned Yost talking about the type of winning ballplayer he wants on his teams, a challenge to all ballplayers wanting to make it to the next level, and more. Continue reading

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LCC Coach Eddie Smith Answers Your Baseball & Recruiting Questions Part 1

Once again you guys did a great job of sending in hard hitting questions for our interview with Lower Columbia College head baseball coach Eddie Smith. Coach Smith previously coached at Notre Dame, Virginia, and Santa Clara, and has an … Continue reading

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Keys to Mental Toughness in Baseball with Ken Ravizza

Today we have a treat as I sit down with one of the most respected mental coaches in all of baseball. Dr Ken Ravizza co-authored the famous book Heads Up Baseball, has been hired by multiple MLB teams, and consulted for multiple … Continue reading

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Miami University (OH) Head Coach Danny Hayden Answers Your Recruiting Questions

First off, thanks to everyone who sent in their questions for coach Hayden. We were not able to get to all of the questions that were sent in but don’t worry, we will do this for more interviews in the … Continue reading

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