"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
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. This video covers:
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.
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.