Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Easton Pro Tips: Justin Turner's Fielding Triangle Drill


Team Easton's Justin Turner walks us through the fielding triangle drill in this episode of Easton Pro Tips.

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The Baseball Barn - COVID-19 Update

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 virus, The Baseball Barn is forced to shut down by order of Solano County.

ALL paid lane bookings and private hitting lessons will be refunded back to the Clint's account to be used at a future date.

We wish we had better news for baseball/softball fans, but it is what it is...for now! Keep checking back with us - as soon as the "OK" is give to reopen, it will be posted.

Contact The Baseball Barn directly via email, text or direct line if you have any questions.

(707) 564-5010


Monday, March 16, 2020

Dominant Pitching from Spring Training | Yankees' Gerrit Cole, Michael Kopech, Max Scherzer and More


How do the top pitchers look at Spring Training? Let's check out the best pitchers in the game along with some top up-and-comers. Yankees' Gerrit Cole, Nationals' Max Scherzer, Mets' Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard look sharp, along with White Sox Michael Kopech, Athletics' Jesus Luzardo and others!

Friday, March 13, 2020

Creating Backside Tension to Maximize Ground Force - Coach Rich - Baseball Barn


Coach Rich shows how to use your backside to create more ground force and power. See more at http://www.vvbaseballbarn.com

Click Here for Online Hitting Lessons, Video Analysis, Hitting Camps and lessons before 4p.m. through my Epstein Online Academy Page: https://www.spladap.com/epstein-hitting/vvbaseballbarn-trainer.html

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Aleshia Ocasio: Throwing the Turnover Drop Softball Pitch


Every softball player has a signature move or play they are known for. For professional and international player Aleshia Ocasio, one of those signatures is the turnover drop pitch. Ocasio breaks down the grip, body position, hand position and finish needed to throw an effective turnover drop.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Have A Mental Plan For Successful Hitting | Coach Rich | Baseball Barn


Coach Rich goes over the importance of having a mental plan before you get up to hit. See more at http://www.vvbaseballbarn.com

Click Here for Online Hitting Lessons, Video Analysis, Hitting Camps and lessons before 4p.m. through my Epstein Online Academy Page: https://www.spladap.com/epstein-hitting/vvbaseballbarn-trainer.html

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Awesome Spring Training Plays (Dives, Grabs, Throws) | MLB Highlights


Check out some of the best defensive plays of Spring Training so far, including amazing players like Kolten Wong of the Cardinals and Gio Urshela from the Yankees!

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Increase Bat Speed & Power Through The Hips - Coach Rich Lovell


Coach Rich with the Baseball Barn shows a great drill to help getting your hips through to increase power in your swing. See more at http://www.vvbaseballbarn.com

Click Here for Online Hitting Lessons, Video Analysis, Hitting Camps and lessons before 4p.m. through my Epstein Online Academy Page: https://www.spladap.com/epstein-hitting/vvbaseballbarn-trainer.html

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Online Hitting Academy


Online Hitting Academy for players that can't come into The Baseball Barn for face to face hitting lessons - Richard Lovell-Epstein Hitting Online Academy.

A Customized Training Plan, Based on Your Specific Needs, And Managed by Your Very Own Personal Epstein Hitting Master Instructor, Rich Lovell, Will Show You How To Become the Best Hitter You Can Be!

Click HERE for more information

Looking for more information on baseball and fast pitch hitting? Are you part of a team, or Organization that would like to schedule a mini-camp/clinic or seminar for your players and coaches? and receive pertinent, professional instruction that includes video analysis of your players swing flaw?

Richard Lovell and The Baseball Barn are Epstein Hitting certified with Rich being 1 of only 8 Master Certified Instructors go 700+ instructors in the Epstein Hitting System.

Rich is available for individual, small group and team instruction to include clinics and seminars. Does your player, or team need expert evaluation to improve their swing?

Schedule an evaluation, or clinic/seminar with Rich and begin your swing transformation before the next season. Schedule your evaluation through our online scheduling system at The Baseball Barn, contact Rich directly at rjl41061@gmail.com, or if you are out of the area, through Rich's Online Hitting Academy (http:bit.ly/BaseballBarn)

Monday, February 24, 2020

How To Maximize Power With Backside Leg Using Ground Force | Coach Rich Lovell


Coach Rich shows how to use the backside of your swing to maximize ground force for more power in your swing. See more at http://www.vvbaseballbarn.com

Click Here for Online Hitting Lessons, Video Analysis, Hitting Camps and lessons before 4p.m. through my Epstein Online Academy Page: https://www.spladap.com/epstein-hitting/vvbaseballbarn-trainer.html

Friday, February 21, 2020

The Glove Guru – An Interview with Shigeaki Aso at Wilson Sporting Goods


In baseball, a glove is a thing of beauty. And just like any piece of art, there exists an artist behind the finished product. As Picasso is to Cubism, or Dali to Surrealism, baseball and softball, too, have a renowned artisan in Shigeaki Aso. The master glove craftsman sits down for an in-depth interview in this special Pro Tips feature. Learn more of his origins, practices and habits in this interesting sit-down discussion from DICK’S Sporting Goods.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Top 10 Shortstops of 2020 | MLB Top Players


Check out the top 10 shortstops in MLB for 2020! Where did Javier Baez, Fernando Tatis Jr, Francisco Lindor and more land?

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Attn: Parents and Coaches - What To Say, or NOT Say To Players During Games


Coach Rich goes over what to say to players during a game. See more at http://www.vvbaseballbarn.com

Click Here for Online Hitting Lessons, Video Analysis, Hitting Camps and lessons before 4p.m. through my Epstein Online Academy Page: https://www.spladap.com/epstein-hitting/vvbaseballbarn-trainer.html

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Aleshia Ocasio: Fielding Bunts from the Mound


Pitchers always need to anticipate that a ball will be hit back toward them. This is especially true during bunting situations. Professional and international softball player Aleshia Ocasio breaks down how to field a bunt from the mound.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Top 10 First Basemen of 2020 | MLB Top Players


Check out the top 10 first basemen going into the 2020 season! Where did Mets' Pete Alonso, Dodgers' Max Muncy and Braves' Freddie Freeman land?

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Front Shoulder Swing Technique - Move It Back - The Baseball Barn


Coach Rich shows off some great swing techniques addressing the front shoulder. See more at http://www.vvbaseballbarn.com

Click Here for Online Hitting Lessons, Video Analysis, Hitting Camps and lessons before 4p.m. through my Epstein Online Academy Page: https://www.spladap.com/epstein-hitting/vvbaseballbarn-trainer.html

Monday, February 3, 2020

Aleshia Ocasio: Maintaining Composure During the Game


Moments when the game is on the line can be as stressful as they are exciting. However, how you prepare can determine how you handle the pressure. Professional and international softball player Aleshia Ocasio shares her training tips on how to stay cool and confident. For her, the mental side of the game is just as important as the physical aspect.

Friday, January 31, 2020

Why Teach Players To Hit Ground Balls? - Rich Lovell - Baseball Barn


Coach Rich talks about the importance of teaching your players how to hit ground balls during practice can be critical during a game. See more at http://www.vvbaseballbarn.com

Click Here for Online Hitting Lessons, Video Analysis, Hitting Camps and lessons before 4p.m. through my Epstein Online Academy Page: https://www.spladap.com/epstein-hitting/vvbaseballbarn-trainer.html

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Top 10 Longest Home Runs of 2010s | Best of the Decade


Check out the MONSTER shots of the 2010s, featuring Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, Gary Sanchez and others!

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Baseball Hitting Skills: Having a Routine


Having a well-rounded routine at the plate can help build confidence and comfort. Dig into the box with these tips to find your rhythm and swing.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Tee Work - How To Use A Tee Effectively - Baseball Barn


Rich gives some great coaching tips on using a tee when coaching a player. See more at http://www.vvbaseballbarn.com

Click Here for Online Hitting Lessons, Video Analysis, Hitting Camps and lessons before 4p.m. through my Epstein Online Academy Page: https://www.spladap.com/epstein-hitting/vvbaseballbarn-trainer.html

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Most Emotional Moments of the Decade | Best of the Decade


From Derek Jeter's final home game to Dee Gordon's emotional home run for Jose Fernandez, the 2010s had tons of tear-jerking moments. Check them out here.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Baseball Baserunning Skills: Hard 90s


The term “Hard 90s” refers to never taking your foot off the pedal and hustling hard through the bag no matter the circumstances. Find out how applying this mindset to your baserunning persona can benefit your game with these helpful tips.

Monday, January 13, 2020

Best Infielder Plays of the Decade! | Best of the Decade


Check out the best infielder plays of the 2010s, featuring Javier Baez, Andrelton Simmons and many others!

Friday, January 10, 2020

When To Start Working On Power With Your Hitter | The Baseball Barn


Coach Rich goes over his strategy to helping a player increase power by first identifying the fundamentals of their swing. See more at http://www.vvbaseballbarn.com

Click Here for Online Hitting Lessons, Video Analysis, Hitting Camps and lessons before 4p.m. through my Epstein Online Academy Page: https://www.spladap.com/epstein-hitting/vvbaseballbarn-trainer.html

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Marlon Byrd on the Importance of Preseason Training


Baseball is a physically demanding sport. You need to be in shape if you want to find success from start to finish. It’s important to have an established preseason training regimen to help you hit the ground running. Get yourself ready for the diamond with these baseball Pro Tips from Marlon Byrd.

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Feel vs Real | How To Effectively Modify A Player's Swing | The Baseball Barn


Coach Rich Lovell uses and exaggeration technique to get player's to effective improve their swing. See more at http://www.vvbaseballbarn.com

Click Here for Online Hitting Lessons, Video Analysis, Hitting Camps and lessons before 4p.m. through my Epstein Online Academy Page: https://www.spladap.com/epstein-hitting/vvbaseballbarn-trainer.html

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Happy New Year!

 

Out with the old, in with the new: may you be happy the whole year through. Happy New Year!