PBI Pro Tips #18 – Basic Blocking Drills For Catchers

Even wearing all that protective equipment, young catchers have issues blocking balls in the dirt due to concerns about getting hurt. In this video, Professional Baseball Instruction coach Aaron Walsh and 12-year old Sheldon demonstrate a number of drills designed to help catchers learn the … [Read more...]

Free 30-Minute Lessons At PBI

How would you like a FREE 30-minute private lesson here at Professional Baseball Instruction? As part of our Fall Membership Drive, anyone who signs up for the PBI Membership Rewards Program during the month of October 2016 will receive a free 30-minute … [Read more...]

“Ask Sam” – Your Baseball Questions Answered By MLB Coach Sam Perlozzo June 2016

Welcome to the latest "Ask Sam." I'm Sam Perlozzo and I'm the minor league infield and baserunning coordinator for the Minnesota Twins. A former manager and coach at the major league level, I am also one of Professional Baseball Instruction's Major League Advisors. Each month, I answer your … [Read more...]

PBI Pro Tips #14 – Multipurpose Base Running Drill

Have trouble with your base runners taking things one base at a time? Do your batters stop on first base without running through the bag? Do runners on third leave too early on fly balls to the outfield that are caught? Here's a great drill that helps players get into a two-bases-at-a-time … [Read more...]

Baseball Health Network Event At PBI 4/11/16

If you or your child has played baseball for any appreciable amount of time, there's a good chance you've heard complaints of pain. It has become all too common for players to be suffering from pain in their throwing arm. Many times it’s just a warning sign from their body that something is wrong … [Read more...]

PBI Pro Tips #10 – Upper Body Throwing Drill 1

Do you have a young baseball player who's coming around the ball when he throws? Or a pitcher who isn't finishing his pitches properly? PBI instructor Jim Monaghan and 10-year old Tyler show you an easy drill that works on helping ballplayers stay on top of the ball (instead of coming off the … [Read more...]

PBI Pro Tips #9 – “Short Bat” One-Hand Drill

This is a great drill that can be done with players of all ages. PBI instructor Jeff Remo demonstrates how to separate the hitter's hands using a short training bat. Don't have access to that kind of bat? You can also use an old T-ball bat or a smaller youth … [Read more...]

“Ask Sam” – Your Baseball Questions Answered By MLB Coach Sam Perlozzo March 2016

Welcome to the latest "Ask Sam." I'm Sam Perlozzo and I'm the minor league infield and baserunning coordinator for the Minnesota Twins. A former manager and coach at the major league level, I am also one of Professional Baseball Instruction's Major League Advisors. Each month, I answer your … [Read more...]

PBI Pro Tips #8 – Rhythm Drill Using A Tee

This is a different variation on the traditional tee drill in that the hitter comes from behind the ball and moves his feet to get himself in position to swing the bat. PBI Instructor Jeff Remo demonstrates how the hitter wants to focus on the baseball with the intention of driving it back up the … [Read more...]

PBI Pro Tips #7 – Clemente Tee Drill

The Clemente tee drill serves a number of purposes. It really helps a hitter use his hands properly, helps correct lunging at the ball, and by taking the lower body out of the equation it can also assist a hitter who has a tendency to step out as the pitch … [Read more...]