Storm Sports Facility

Storm Sports Facility

5.0
1 employee
1 years in business

About this pro

I played professional baseball in the San Diego Padres organization before 3 arm surgeries sidelined me.

I have coached youth baseball for the past 7 years and have a special knack for teach young players not only the physical side of the game (mechanics), but the mental as well.

I teach young athletes through analogies and visual learning techniques. How hard would math be for your player if the teacher didn't have a chlak board to "show" how things worked. I teach several visual ques so that players can "see" what sucess looks like. 

I also teach the "why" behind everything so it makes sense to the player why we are doing it. This isn't a do it becuase I said so... this is now the player wants to do it becuase it now makes sense!

Ever heard a coach tell a player to "hit it out front"? Have you ever asked a player to explain in their words what that coach means? I ask every player that, and to this day have never heard a good answer. This is just one example how most coaches and trainers will "tell" kids what needs to happen, but without a visual explanation of why to make it stick.

The moments I love the most are when players feel what went wrong and say it before I tell them what happened. Once players can feel what went wrong they can now self correct it.

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Oklahoma City, OK 73127
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What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I played college and professional baseball (Padres).


What types of students have you worked with?

All ages from 5 to 13.


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Find someone will to do one lesson without making you commit to anything. See if your player meshes well with the instructor and that you like their approach to teaching your player. 


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