PBI Pro Tips #22 – Playing Catch With A Purpose

One of the biggest problems coaches have - especially if they're dealing with young players - is getting kids to throw the ball straight. You can go to any youth baseball field and watch two teams warm up - as a general rule, the team that plays catch better is the one that will win the … [Read more...]

Try PBI Winter Training For Free

Here at Professional Baseball Instruction our various winter training programs are about to begin. PBI's winter training programs are designed to get players into mid-season form for Opening Day! We're so confident about the quality of our training that we know once you try us, you'll realize … [Read more...]

PBI Holiday Camp Bonus – Get A $25 PBI Gift Card

Professional Baseball Instruction's annual Holiday Camps are back for 2017...and with a special offer, too! CAMP DATES - December 27, 28, 29 There are full-day (9AM - 4PM) and half-day (9AM - 1PM) options for players between the ages of 6 and 13 covering hitting, base running, fielding, … [Read more...]

New Youth Bat Rules For 2018

BAT REGULATIONS As of January 1, 2018 new youth bat regulations are in effect as developed by USA Baseball. Effective on January 1, 2018, the PBI Baseball League will adhere to the new USABat standard. No bats previously approved for use in the PBI Baseball League will be permitted to be used … [Read more...]

PBI Pro Tips #21 – 6 Traits Any Player Can Have Regardless of Talent

In our PBI Pro Tips video series, we show you different drills designed to help players improve in a specific area of baseball. Players, of course, come in all different shapes and sizes, and with varying skill levels. In this latest PBI Pro Tip, the Professional Baseball Instruction coaching … [Read more...]

PBI Pro Tips #20 – Helping Catchers Stay Low In Their Throws

Catchers frequently come up too high when throwing to a base on a steal attempt. In this drill PBI coach Aaron Walsh addresses that, along with some footwork issues catchers deal with. This is a nice companion drill to PBI Pro Tips #18 & #19. https://youtu.be/oGHjnQXRadk This is just a portion … [Read more...]

PBI Pro Tips #19 – Lateral Blocking Drills For Catchers

Learning how to block the ball is an important skills for catchers at all age levels. PBI Pro Tips #18 showed some basic blocking drills and this video featuring Professional Baseball Instruction coach Aaron Walsh and PBI student Sheldon (age 12) demonstrate some drills designed to help catchers … [Read more...]

Special MLK Day Camp At PBI

Kids off from school on Monday January 16? Professional Baseball Instruction is running a special one-day camp from 9 AM to 3 PM. There will be a variety of skill areas set up on the field for their use. Players can take BP, field ground balls, catch fly balls, throw off the mounds in the … [Read more...]

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...]

PBI Pro Tips #17 – Overcoming Fear of Getting Hit By the Ball

One of the biggest fears players have in the batter's box is the fear of getting hit by a pitch. In this video Professional Baseball Instruction coach Jim Monaghan and 9-year old PBI student Jayden show you some drills designed to help a player overcome that. https://youtu.be/f5JqpBLWQ-U … [Read more...]