The Baseball Made Easy 5-DVD Series by highly respected pro baseball coach and scout Pete Caliendo is the ultimate series of baseball instructional videos. Pete breaks down the game in a way that will make every practice more enjoyable and productive, every game experience more effective. You can order individual titles, or the complete set which covers hitting, fielding, pitching and catching. The 5 DVD Series includes:
1. Practice Organization (70 minutes)
Pratice Organization gives you the drills and techniques to help make your practices fun and easy. Coach Caliendo shows you over 50 easy to duplicate drills with tips to reinforce the fundamentals. Regardless of limited space, minimal equipment or shortage of coaches, this proven program will help you get the most out of your practices.
2. Hitting Fundamentals (58 minutes)
The success of a youth player in baseball lies in the accomplishment of the most difficult skill, HITTING. In this fast paced video, you get a step-by-step building block system that allows you to successfully teach youth players the perfect swing. Items covered: Stance, Approach, Contact, Finish, Balance, Vision, Proper Bat and much more! Creating muscle memory and correct reactive response is a key to hitting consistently. This DVD includes over 20 drills necessary to create a consistent swing.
3. Pitching Fundamentals (58 minutes)
youth players to consistently throw strikes takes knowledge, perfect
practice and patience. This fast paced video will show you the
techniques, skill and drills critical to teaching youth pitchers the
mechanics of the Major League pitcher's delivery. The result is throwing
the baseball to locations with a safe and easy method.You'll learn:
"This video is a must for every coach and parent's library. Coach Caliendo's drills and instruction are among the best I've seen." - Ron Santo
"Pete's proven teaching techniques have helped train players from youth league World Champions to professional players. They will work in helping develop your players as well." - Mike Marshall, former Dodger 1B & N.L. All-Star
"Someone has finally put together a coaches academy and tape series which is designed specifically for the little league coach." - Dominic Dovichi Jr, Pres. Buffalo Grove Youth Baseball
- Safe and proper pitching mechanics
- Fastball grips and effective change-ups
- Drills to create correct consistent delivery
4. Pitching/Catching Drills (39 minutes)
This video provides you with 30 pitching and catching drills that you can use throughout your season to better prepare your pitchers and catchers. Included are pickoffs, Pitchers Fielding Practice (PFP), bunt coverages, blocking drills for catchers and much, much more.
5. Infield/Outfield Drills (51 minutes)
Defense wins Championships! Better prepare your team defensively with this lively video. Watch over 50 different defensive drills, so players at each infield and outfield position will be ready for most every defensive play. Included are drills for 1st base, 2nd base, 3rd base, shortstops and the outfield positions.
ABOUT PETE CALIENDO
Pete Caliendo has been a professional baseball coach and scout for over 15 years. He has coached in 11 countries, been an instructor for Major League Baseball International and USA Baseball, run the Belgium National team, and has been responsible for selection and development of U.S. entries in the Pan American Youth Championships, guiding those teams to gold medals in 1992, 1993 and 1996.
Pete has scouted for the Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays, and from 1999-2001 he was the Director of Baseball Operations for the Schaumburg (IL) Flyers of the independent Northern League. Caliendo is also the president of the Pitch and Hit Club of Chicago, a professional baseball club which raises money to promote our national pastime.