This is a Two Part series of interviews Coach Helke did with former USA Baseball National Team Coach Peter Caliendo on his international podcast "Baseball Outside the Box". Click on logos above to listen.
The full report about the Batting Tee referenced in episode One can be downloaded from the Word Doc. to the right. The accompanying informational video for episode Two can be viewed by clicking the video link.
“Baseball has really taken an odd turn with summer ball and some of the teaching techniques youth players are getting. It is nice to see your teachings and the articles are based on the reality of what works at the collegiate and professional level."
Keith Gorman - Former Head Coach Cumberland Co. College NJCAA DIII 2019 National Champions and 2019 ABCA/ Diamond National Coach of the Year NJCAA Division III
Current Head Coach - Barton College
Earlier this year, I was asked to write a chapter for the best-selling book, Peak Performance: Mindset Tools for Business, available on Amazon (click on book cover). Even though the title states “Business”, my chapter on Self Talk is for athletes and coaches. Mandatory reading for everyone in athletics.
I was asked to write another chapter for the best-selling book, Peak Performance: Mindset Tools for Athletes, available on Amazon (click on book cover). This chapter reveals the truth regarding mental imagery, why every great athlete does it and how easy it really is to do successfully.
Select Baseball Observer Mag Articles
April/ May 2021 Issue
It's Holding You Back
Perspective & Guidelines for Players and Coaches
Information vs. Experience
HOW BASEBALL ‘SCOUTS,’ FANS, HISTORY & PLAYER-HOPEFULS PAY THE PRICE...
Buckner Didn't Lose Game 6. This is how it was lost.
Over Analyzed and Over Thought - Part 1
Not Using It Will Cost You The Game - Part 2
This statement is wrong and factually untrue yet most believe it because they've been told it over and over...
A Perplexing Condition That No One Wants to Talk About - Q&A with Dr. Charlie Maher PsyD, CC-AASP Sport and Performance Psychologist and Director of Personal and Organizational Performance for the Cleveland Indians.
The 3 R's - ROLES, RESPONSIBILITIES, RELATIONSHIPS Q&A with Dr. Charlie Maher PsyD, CC-AASP Sport and Performance Psychologist and Director of Personal and Organizational Performance for the Cleveland Indians
The Holy Grail of Hitting and Where to Find It. Interview with Dr. Daniel Russell - Professor of Acoustics & Director of Distance Education at Penn State University.