Baseball Outside the Box - Coaching Podcast
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Baseball Outside the Box - Coaching PodcastApr 23, 2023
Caliendo joins his friend Dr. Weil on the Sports Doctor, a great show on sports development for parents, players and coaches.
One of the best radio shows for parents, players and coaches on all sports development is The Sports Doctor. Dr. Weil has some of the best experts in sports development.
Formerly on Healthy Life Radio and was also on WDCB public radio in Chicago for over 20 years. He has written articles for many newspapers & magazines and is a frequent guest on other networks. And his new book, co-written with Sharkie Zartman, titled '#Hey Sports Parents! An Essential Guide for Any Parent with a Child in Sports' - is now available on Amazon!
Join the Sports Doctor and his great guests for important topical information for injury free exercise, wellness and sports performance for both adults and kids. Frequent topics include, the role of the foot in sports, all aspects of sports medicine including, proper sports shoes, youth safety, health, wellness, and sports performance for both adults and children.
Chicago Cubs Minor League Field Coordinator Kevin Graber
Want to learn about Chicago Cubs Minor League spring training and baseball running operations? Listen to this show.
From Cubs Arizona spring training Kevin Graber shares with us some great ideas on the following.
- How he went from successful high school and college coach to running minor league spring training for a marquee franchise.
- 1st meeting with coaches in the system.1st meeting with all minor league players.
- How they evaluate their coaches.
- Working with coaches in the system.
- Baserunning coordinator, shares some great things in leads, steals, breaks.
- At 1st and second base.
- Technique, timing, distance and anticipation.
- 6 foot lead vs 12 feet.
- Different lead off left handed pitchers.
- Leads at second.
- Was to fundamentally train for this new system of leads and breaks.
- And much more.
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Pete Caliendo Interview about ISG Baseball/Baseball for Good and the ABCA, International Baseball
While in Serbia at the (WBSC Europe) World Baseball Softball Confederation European Congress Pete Caliendo is interview about ISG Baseball/Baseball for Good and the ABCA by his good friend with Serbian Baseball Nikola Woo.
Lots of discussion of international baseball:
Baseball For Good www.baseballforgood.org
ISG Baseball www.isgbaseball.com
American Baseball Coaches Association www.abca.org
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Talking World Baseball Classic 2023 with Carlos Munoz Coach Team USA
Get the inside scoop on Team USA in the 2023 World Baseball Classic from one of the coahes, Carlos Munoz.
MLB Scouting School.
BP Catcher 2017 World Series Champion Houston Astros.
Played in Mexico and Venezuela.
Was asked to be on both USA and Venezuela WBC teams, had to make a tough choice, Born Venezuela and moved here, now a US citizen.
Been on the show before.
Discussed many things:
How he made the decision on picking which country he would represent.
This is not an easy tournament, special rules, only a couple weeks, single elimination, how you navigated through it all.
First time meeting the team of super stars and great coaches.
Role in the bull pen as a coach and catcher.
Different pitchers' preparations.
What did you learn from the players and coaches.
How the team jelled so much with so many super stars and possible big egos.
Player you were really impressed with.
How you guys dealt with after the big loss to Mexico.
Mike Trout and how excited he was.
Batting practice routines of the players.
Pressure of throwing BP to all these super stars, how you dealt with it.
Most explosive crowd/game.
And much much more.
Asher Wojciechowski MLB Pitcher, drafted 1st round, his journey to the big leagues and then in 2022 retires and goes to Cairo, Egypt to teach the game.
Wojo at 4 years olds moves with his family as missionaries to the Dominican Republic. Then off to Bucharest, Romania and he plays for their Little Team in the Little World Series in Kutno, Poland. Back to the USA at 12 years, plays high school baseball, multi-sport athlete, signs college scholarship with the Cidadel, gets drafted, makes it to the big leagues with Houston, plays 13 years in professional baseball, about 5 in the major leagues, retires in 2022 and goes to Caio, Egypt to help 2500 kids learn about the game. These kids in the schools never played baseball. While in Cairo he sees that John Carlos Stanton is in Cairo on vacation, texts him and John Carlos comes and helps with the kids. What a life journey and Wojo is just getting started. Your Host Pete Caliendo Twitter @baseballout Face Book Peter Caliendo Email: email@example.com
Live from Ukraine with Oleg Boyko National Baseball Team Manager & Ukraine Federation Board Member
Historical conversation live from Ukraine with Baseball National Team Manager and Ukraine Baseball Federation Board member Oleg Boyko.
They discuss about the war in Ukraine, kids playing baseball, national teams traveling to other countries and how do they do all they do through this tough time.
Special thanks to ISG Baseball www.isgbaseball.com and Baseball for Good www.baseballforgood.org who for years have been helping Ukraine Baseball and continue to do so today.
This is a must listen episode. Know that whatever problems you may have in your life or baseball, may not even come close to your country being destroyed. They keep fighting, continue to do what they love, teach baseball, help kids stay focused on the game and less on the war. The solders are true heroes as Oleg and other coaches will tell you, but these baseball coaches, officials and players in our eyes also are hero's and incredible people for fighting through these imaginable times.
If you can help support them, email Peter Caliendo at Caliendo19@gmail.com for details.
How are they doing?
How they get through it daily?
How they manage to Travel to other countries with their national teams in baseball and softball. How they get funding to be able to continue and travel and play.
Organizations like, ISG Baseball and Baseball for Good who help them financially, sending coaches to help and more.
Coming up project with ISG/Baseball for Good to take 50 baseball and softball Cadet players to Poland for a week of fun, games, training and more.
And so much more to this conversation.
Your Host Peter Caliendo, " This was not an easy conversation to have knowing all that is going on in Ukraine" My heart goes out to all in Ukraine.
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Jeremy Guthrie MLB Pitcher KC Royals, tremendous insight from a kid, 1st round pick & MLB pitcher
This is an outstanding show with Jeremy Guthrie former MLB pitcher, 1st round pick, traveling to 38 countries working with players and coaches. Jeremy has a great passion for international baseball and giving back to the game. His understanding of working with players and coaches is incredible. There are many things discussed here that coaches, parents and players will take extremely valuable.
Just some of the things discussed:
His career from being a 3-sport athlete, his influence parents influence and a Japanese/American Mother from Hawaii.
Being discipline and consistent with his training since he was young.
Dealing with adversity.
Being on Team USA in the World Baseball Classic.
Never had any major injuries in his career, why?
Developing arm strength.
Throwing a football, how that helped his arm action.
Type of pitches to develop and when, why?
And so much more.
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Evolution Baseball Club - Founder/Director of Operations talk baseball development at the grassroots level as well as high school.
Here are the bullet points;
- Head Coach Stepinac HS JV Baseball
- Scout - USA Baseball NE NTIS
- Presenter - USA Baseball Community Clinics - Practice Planning & Time Management
- ABCA member / Published contributor to Inside Pitch Magazine
- Evolution Baseball Club - Founder/Director of Operations
- Clearing The Bases Podcast - We discuss all things related to the preparation and development of youth baseball players, coaches and parents.
Here is a little bit about Evolution Baseball - This is my startup organization that will work with baseball players ages 13 & 14 that have the talent, drive, dedication and commitment to take their game to the next level. The concept at Evolution Baseball is to teach our players the fundamentals of the game, build baseball IQ and strengthen mental performance in order to prepare them for HS baseball and beyond with experienced high school and college level coaches. We will hold several 2023 spring camps and select 2 travel teams to begin training/competing in the fall of 2023.
Coach Caliendo's Message " The Show Is Back!" plus, his trips, Caliendo Sports teams traveling to Italy/Dominican, off to WBSC Europe Congress and more
Coach Caliendo's Message " The Show Is Back!" plus:
Apologies to our listeners, but life changes caused a delay in bringing shows to you, our move to Charlotte, NC and the former host company of our podcast closed down. We are now hosting our own show. Thanks to all in the USA and around the World, plus at ESPN Honolulu for your patience and understanding.
Caliendo Sports Baseball/Softball Teams traveling to Italy/Dominican.
New Senior League Baseball Fantasy Camp travels throughout Italy playing games and enjoying the culture.
Off to WBSC Europe Congress in Serbia, then Hungary to work with coach.
Coffee with Blackjack McDowell former CY and great coach.
ISG Baseball coaches' conferences around the world, just returned from Rom, Italy, off to Peru for a coaches' conference.
Guests coming up,
- JP Michaels of WBC Face Book page, over 100 k members on page.
- Nick Swisher Yankee World Series Champion.
- Jeremy Guthrie KC World Series Championship Pitcher.
- Justin Seager of Blast Motion covers MLB teams.
- John Miedreich one of the founders of the new Dubai league, Baseball United.
- Jimmy Finingeri, host of Clearing the bases podcast and top high school coach.
- Rick Eckstein former MLB hitting coach, brother of David Eckstein.
- Mickey Calloway former MLB Coach
- and so mnay more lined up.
Plus a lot more going on.
Thanks to all our listeners in the USA and around the world. Please share the show with others.
Promo on the podcast
Short promo clip or Host Peter Caliendo and Head of MLB International Baseball Jim Small. Talking some international baseball.
Top Coaches at the WBSC Europe Winter League discuss what happens during the event, lots of learning.
Instructors at the WBSC Europe Winter League discuss some things they teach during the event and the importance of it.
Nestor Perez Jr Braves A Ball Manager & head of WBSC Europe Winter league explains why the league was started.
One of the top managers and instructor Coach Caliendo has been around Nestor Perez Jr understands long term development for European players. He explains it well in this episode.
Manny Olivera, Former Cubs Minor League Pitching Coach discusses teaching players today.
One of the best pitching coaches around in Tenerife, Spain at the WBSC Europe Winter League with Coach Caliendo discusses the ways of teaching players today also utilizing technology and more.
Coach Caliendo talks about how lucky he is to travel the world for baseball and why.
From Tenerife Spain at the WBSC Europe Winter League Coach Caliendo talks about how lucky he is to have traveled the world helping coaches but also learning from many people at the coaches' conferences. No other experience like it.
Coach Caliendo at WBSC Europe Winter League discussing important aspects of getting better as a hitter.
Great stuff from Coach Caliendo about hitting, vision # 1, we should be working on this more than anything. Listen.
Christmas Message from Pete Caliendo from Tenerife, Spain
Coach Caliendo wishes all his friends in the USA and around the World a very Merry Christmas from Tenerife Spain where he is managing a team of 21 u in the WBSC Europe Winter League.
Special message Host Pete Caliendo to all listeners in the USA and around the world.
Host Peter Caliendo Special Message.
Coach Caliendo wants to apologize for a lull in the show episodes but with the studio and home move to Charlotte, NC from Chicago it delayed many episodes.
Also, his web site hosting company the Line Up Media Group will no longer be hosting podcasts. Special thanks to them for all their help the last 3 years.
We now are hosting our own show on Anchor and great new things will be happening.
Special thanks to all our listeners from the USA and around the World for sticking with us.
Be ready for some new and great episodes very soon.
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Tony Garafalo Former Big League Chicago Cubs Athletic Trainer
- Where he grew up.
- How he got into being an Athletic Trainer.
- Mentors along the way that helped him and learned from.
- Advice for people wanting to be an Athletic Trainer.
- How he dealt with players and why.
- Discusses what it takes to be an Athletic Trainer.
- Pitch counts.
- Reducing arm injuries.
- Why pitchers are getting hurt more now a days.
- Are we throwing to much or pitching too much.
- Show cases can hurt kids.
- If major league players are not doing it, then we are asking young kids.
- Some form of coaching is child abuse.
- Advice for recovery from pitching.
- And a lot more.
Tony Garofalo, ATC, who has 43 years of experience including his service as the Chicago Cubs Head Athletic Trainer from 1977 though 1986. During his illustrious career Tony has worked in the high school, college, professional, elite, and clinical settings and is a member of the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association (IATA), St. Benedict University, and St. Louis University Halls of Fame. He is also a founding partner of the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS). 3 Hall of Fames. Total in the business 52 years. 2 All Star games and mentioned in Bruce Sutters Hall of Fame speech.
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