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Elite Baseball Development Podcast

Apr 21, 2020

NY Yankees Quality Control Coach and Catching Coordinator Tanner Swanson highlights the key competencies of elite catchers and how new data is redefining the significance of receiving, why coaches should prioritize teaching catchers to block and throw from their best receiving position, how catchers can find balance...


Apr 14, 2020

Mitch Haniger, outfielder for the Seattle Mariners, hops on a call to talk about why smart guys struggle to be good hitters and what he's doing to simplify his swing and hitting approach, what are the common philosophies and characteristics of the hitting coaches he has worked with, why he prioritizes controlling...


Apr 7, 2020

John O'Neil sits down with speed development specialist Lee Taft to discuss the 7 movement patterns for speed and how coaches can effectively teach these actions to their athletes, how stance and set up can be exploited to optimize speed as a base stealer and defensive player, the concept of a false step when starting...