Action Force Baseball Academy new partnership

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Action Force Baseball is proud to announce our partnership with NSR of Tampa Bay. This partnership will help give players and parents of Action Force increased knowledge and another outlet of the college recruiting process. It will also allow for those that qualify, the ability to gain another source of valuable college exposure to the college coaching community, at the right level.

Steve Swain

NSR of Tampa Bay

Director of Scouting


5 Tips to become a good receiver (Catcher)

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We have seen a lots of formulas, drills, perfect equations and many more ideas that people talks that are supposed to make you a better receiver.

Some of this drills, formulas, equations or ideas come from coaches, trainers, former pro players, our active players. Now the questions will be: who is right ? Or who is wrong?, who can I listen to? Or who should I stay away from?. This type of questions comes usually from parents that are really seeking for help to teach their own children.

Here we’re giving you some tips to become a better receiver

1- Always keep your eyes on the ball – you always want to follow the ball with your eyes all the way in to your glove.

2- Be in a nice and comfortable stance – your feet need to be not too wide or too close, we recommend to have them shoulders level.

3- Stay soft with your body – keep your body nice and relax (you’ll be faster and quicker).

4- Keep your glove arm relax – Catchers make the mistake to have it too tense, remember you’ll catch 300 plus pitches in a single game (Professional level).

5-Keep your glove under the ball – work from bottom to top , it will make it easy to frame the pitches.

Follow this 5 tips and for sure they are going to help you with your catching game.