Category: Clinics and Conditioning

Rhode Island’s Kayla Baptista Shows The RIBBE How To Hit A Baseball Traveling 90 MPH

A few years ago, as I was just about to post something on my Twitter account, I saw a notification that I had been “tagged” or included in a post shared by Cumberland’s Upper Deck Baseball Academy. I had been to Upper Deck and the sports performance center inside Upper Deck, GLG Athletic Performance recently…

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North Kingstown High School’s Chris Hess Continues Baseball Journey As Instructor With Boston Red Sox

As you may know from reading my baseball blogs, I am originally from and still live in North Kingstown. I attended North Kingstown High School and my sons have attended/are attending North Kingstown High School. I played for the NKHS baseball team way, way back in the late 1980’s and still follow the team, watching…

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OPT’s Bert Reid Outlines A Baseball Pitcher’s Arm Care Pre-Practice Program

I love talking baseball and good practices with OPT Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine’s Bert Reid. Bert and his staff have began working with Rhode Island High School baseball players in his various offices throughout Rhode Island over the off season. And more recently, Bert mentioned that he has been on the field working with…

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Rhode Island Youth Baseball Leagues to Host Pitch, Hit, & Run Competitions

There are a number of Major League Baseball® Pitch, Hit & Run­™ competition happening in Rhode Island in the coming weeks. What is a Pitch, Hit & Run competition? According to the official website of the competition, www.mlb.com/pitch-hit-and-run, “a FREE, one-day event for boys and girls ages 7-14 (Competitors compete in four age groups: 7/8,…

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Positive Coaching Alliance To Host Coaching Workshop on Zoom This April

Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) is a national sports mentoring and coaching advisory organization whose goal is to “be a catalyst for a positive youth sports culture in all communities across the U.S.“ PCA works with players, coaches, families, and organizations (large and small) to develop positive youth sports development and good practices on and off…

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