Tips From the Pros

Warming Up

• Start your hitting session with the 'High Tee' drill.

- Put the tee chest high and stand in your normal batting stance.

- When hitting, focus on staying on top of the ball.

- Also focus on getting the hands through the ball quickly.

• Work on hitting balls away then down the middle, then inside.

- Most pitchers work the outside of the plate.

- Spend your practice time wisely by attacking those outside pitches.

• Bring the Tee down to a lower height and repeat working outside to inside.

Working Out

• When training for the season be sure to use a combination of workouts with weights and without.

- Training accessories like the TRX, Medicine balls and body weight exercises will help you gaiN

functional strength.

- Training in a rotational plane helps with bat speed and power.

- Its typical for a pro to get a good workout in 3 times a week while training for the season and 2

times a week during the season.


• Nutrition is one of the most important aspects of being an athlete

- Eat healthy: Fruits, vegetables and lots of fluids.

- Avoid fried foods especially during the season.

- Younger players want to be sure to have a good weight going into the season and try to maintain

that through the season.

- Hot weather and a lot of baseball can lead to muscle loss.

- Be sure to eat healthy and keep your protein intake high.

Tips for Getting scouted

• Play in the most competitive leagues with the best teams.

- College coaches are busy with their own season during the spring to watch High school players

- By playing with the best of the best, scouts and recruiters will be in attendance and have an

opportunity to see your skills.

• Go to showcases with multiple colleges and scouts.

• Take a good look in the mirror and ask yourself if you're willing to make the sacrifices necessary to

take your game to the next level.

• Without 100% commitment, its unlikely to happen

Our Mission

Team Texas Baseball was not  created to recruit you away from your regular team but rather just the opposite. The platform has been purposely designed to flow around your regular baseball season and your regular team by piggy-backing some of the largest and most prestigious events and tournaments in the country. 


Darren Larson - Regional Director

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