WEEK #11

Hi Blue Jays!



"There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly." — R. Buckminster Fuller






SPORTS BINGO time! - see attached sheet - try to complete 4 in a row (challenge a family member or two - come up with your own rules - eg. time limit). 





Change-up Grip

-What is yours?

-Here are some classics…


4Seam CH-grip


2Seam CH-grip

3-Finger aka Claw

Palm Ball



WHAT?   Pre-pitch Preparation as a Baserunner

HOW? Via [Griffey’s baserunning and insight into an iconic moment in 1995 ALDS Game 5 win over NYY]


My takeaways:

Griffey’s Pre-Pitch Baserunning Mindset:

- S.O.S (knowing the signs, outs, situation) and where the ball is…

- More on the Situation:

*Knowing the positioning of the OF’s

*Knowing which batted ball he can go 1st to 3rd on

*Knowing which batted ball he can potentially score on

*Knowing his own field and the advantages it could potentially give him.





Direction Drill (and quieter head move)

One of my favourite hitters to watch: [Arenado Swing Slomo]



Help keep quieter head move (during swing) and direct energy thru the big part of the field



Tee Direction Drill - video  [click here]



Expectations - another one of my favourite human beings:


I challenge you to research Stephen Hawking's life and story.


Till we meet again.



CJ Jayasekera

http://www.sjpbaseball.ca | Home of the South Jasper Place Blue Jays Baseball Club


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