Catcher Tips (Port Dover Minor Baseball)

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Catcher’s Stance 1 – How to protect signs to the pitcher Texas Ranger’s catcher Matt Treanor offers expert advice on the proper catcher stance and how to protect signs to the pitcher.
Catcher’s Stance 2 – Blocking Situations The catchers ready stance (also called blocking stance) is used anytime a runner is on base or there is 2 strikes on a hitter. These are blocking situations and you need to be in the most athletic position possible to keep the ball in front of you.
Fun Blocking Drill, from MLB Catcher Major League catcher and 2013 World Series champion Ryan Lavarnway demonstrates how making your catcher blocking drills measurable and competitive can bring a new spark to your catcher practices
Catcher’s Stance 3 – No one on base This stance happens after you give your signs to the pitcher and he is ready to pitch the ball home. There are 6 steps to follow that will get you in the perfect catchers stance for no one on base and less than 2 strikes.
Best Catchers Mitts What catchers mitts do the pros use? This page is a guide to help you choose the best catchers mitt and gear for you.
How to break in a catcher’s mitt (the RIGHT way!) There’s a million BAD ideas out there on how to break in a baseball glove. Washington Nationals’ catcher Cole Leonida shares how to break in a catcher’s mitt the right way.
Baseball Catching Tips from 10 former MLB catchers 10 Major League catchers answer the question, “What is the MOST important skill a baseball catcher needs?

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