Category Archives: Gamer Baseball Reno

Simple Batting Tee Drill

From Gamer Baseball’s Coach’s Corner.  http://silverstatesc.com/coachcorner.html#CoachsCorner

This is a great way to stablize your young players head for better vision of the ball and form through contact.

Here is an excerpt….

“The player will hit off the tee keeping their head
behind the tee and baseball while also keeping
their nose pointed at the tee throughout the entire
swing. The cues I use are “Look at the ball, then
look at the tee.” They should focus on seeing the
ball and the mechanics of their swing… “

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Simple Batting Tee Drill

From Gamer Baseball’s Coach’s Corner.  http://silverstatesc.com/coachcorner.html#CoachsCorner

This is a great way to stablize your young players head for better vision of the ball and form through contact.

Here is an excerpt….

“The player will hit off the tee keeping their head
behind the tee and baseball while also keeping
their nose pointed at the tee throughout the entire
swing. The cues I use are “Look at the ball, then
look at the tee.” They should focus on seeing the
ball and the mechanics of their swing… “

Gamer Baseball

Todd Coburn is doing some great things over at Gamer Baseball.

A local baseball product and graduate of Wooster High, he has built up his loyal following by providing leadership and mentoring to hundreds of local kids.  Oh yeah, he also teaches baseball skills through lessons and camps.

Here is his bio from www.gamerbaseball.com

COACH TODD’S BASEBALL & PERSONAL TRAINING BACKGROUND:
  • Founder & President of Silver State Sports Camps, Gamer Baseball & Gamer Softball
  • Certified Personal Trainer (IFA)
  • Professional instructor at the Kelley Athletic Training Center
  • National On-Field Coordinator for America’s Baseball Camps
  • Former Professional Player with the Philadelphia Phillies Organization (Catcher, 1st Baseman, 3rd Baseman & Outfield) (1995 & 1996)
  • Former Professional Player for the Saskatoon Riot Independent Professional Baseball Club (Catcher, 1st Baseman, Outfield) (1994)
  • Former Collegiate Player & Division II College World Series Participant at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Former All Conference Catcher at Butte Junior College (1991-1992)
  • Former Assistant Coach at Cuesta Junior College (Catching & Hitting) (1998)
  • Former Assistant Coach at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (Catching & Hitting) (1999)
  • Former Assistant Coach at College of Southern Idaho (Pitching & Catching) (2000)
  • Former Head Coach of the San Luis Obispo Blues Collegiate Summer League Team (2000)
  • Former Program Development Coordinator for Velocity Sports Performance (Nationwide sports performance training franchise) (2003-2004)
  • Masters Degree in Kinesiology with a focus on Coaching & Teaching (Cal Poly, 2000)
  • Co-wrote book – The View from Behind the mask – “Everything you need to know about Catching and more”
PRIVATE LESSON DETAILS:
All private, one-on-one workouts are conducted inside the Kelley Athletic Training Center located at 4056 Kietzke Ln in South Reno (The Crossroads
Center at the corner of Kietzke and Peckham).
 (MAP)
Please print out the NEW CLIENT INFORMATION PACKET by clicking HERE. Bring
the completed information sheet to your first lesson
.
PRICES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
One, 30 minute lesson = $40.00
Two, 30 minute lessons = $75.00
Three, 30 minute lessons = $110.00
Four, 30 minute lessons = $140.00
BRING A FRIEND OR TEAMMATE!
Small Group Instruction: Two kids = $45.00 each per hour, Three kids = $35.00 each per hour
REFERRAL POLICY:
One of the biggest compliments I can receive is you referring a friend or teammate to me. For that, every referral you send my way = ONE FREE, 30 MINUTE LESSON! You will receive your FREE lesson once your referral has scheduled and paid for their lesson or lessons. Thank You!
During the Summer and Spring or, when the weather permits, I can come to your home field for a workout. Prices vary due to miles traveled so contact us for more details.
GUEST COACHING – I can also be a guest coach at your teams practice! Cost is only $10.00 per player (10 player minimum) for up to a 2 hour practice. I will come to your fields or you can bring the team into the training center. Call or e-mail for details.

For parents and kids, visit his site www.gamerbaseball.com.

For Coaches, Todd has released an expanded version of his book “The View From Behind The Mask“.  The new format allows for coaches to carry the book in their bag to quickly review while on the field.  Packed with training tips, teaching drills and practice schedules, it should be a staple for every coach who is grooming the next High School or College recruit.  Definitely a great value. http://silverstatesc.com/baseball.html#CatchersOnlySection

Gamer Baseball

Todd Coburn is doing some great things over at Gamer Baseball.

A local baseball product and graduate of Wooster High, he has built up his loyal following by providing leadership and mentoring to hundreds of local kids.  Oh yeah, he also teaches baseball skills through lessons and camps.

Here is his bio from www.gamerbaseball.com

COACH TODD’S BASEBALL & PERSONAL TRAINING BACKGROUND:
  • Founder & President of Silver State Sports Camps, Gamer Baseball & Gamer Softball
  • Certified Personal Trainer (IFA)
  • Professional instructor at the Kelley Athletic Training Center
  • National On-Field Coordinator for America’s Baseball Camps
  • Former Professional Player with the Philadelphia Phillies Organization (Catcher, 1st Baseman, 3rd Baseman & Outfield) (1995 & 1996)
  • Former Professional Player for the Saskatoon Riot Independent Professional Baseball Club (Catcher, 1st Baseman, Outfield) (1994)
  • Former Collegiate Player & Division II College World Series Participant at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Former All Conference Catcher at Butte Junior College (1991-1992)
  • Former Assistant Coach at Cuesta Junior College (Catching & Hitting) (1998)
  • Former Assistant Coach at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (Catching & Hitting) (1999)
  • Former Assistant Coach at College of Southern Idaho (Pitching & Catching) (2000)
  • Former Head Coach of the San Luis Obispo Blues Collegiate Summer League Team (2000)
  • Former Program Development Coordinator for Velocity Sports Performance (Nationwide sports performance training franchise) (2003-2004)
  • Masters Degree in Kinesiology with a focus on Coaching & Teaching (Cal Poly, 2000)
  • Co-wrote book – The View from Behind the mask – “Everything you need to know about Catching and more”
PRIVATE LESSON DETAILS:
All private, one-on-one workouts are conducted inside the Kelley Athletic Training Center located at 4056 Kietzke Ln in South Reno (The Crossroads
Center at the corner of Kietzke and Peckham).
 (MAP)
Please print out the NEW CLIENT INFORMATION PACKET by clicking HERE. Bring
the completed information sheet to your first lesson
.
PRICES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
One, 30 minute lesson = $40.00
Two, 30 minute lessons = $75.00
Three, 30 minute lessons = $110.00
Four, 30 minute lessons = $140.00
BRING A FRIEND OR TEAMMATE!
Small Group Instruction: Two kids = $45.00 each per hour, Three kids = $35.00 each per hour
REFERRAL POLICY:
One of the biggest compliments I can receive is you referring a friend or teammate to me. For that, every referral you send my way = ONE FREE, 30 MINUTE LESSON! You will receive your FREE lesson once your referral has scheduled and paid for their lesson or lessons. Thank You!
During the Summer and Spring or, when the weather permits, I can come to your home field for a workout. Prices vary due to miles traveled so contact us for more details.
GUEST COACHING – I can also be a guest coach at your teams practice! Cost is only $10.00 per player (10 player minimum) for up to a 2 hour practice. I will come to your fields or you can bring the team into the training center. Call or e-mail for details.

For parents and kids, visit his site www.gamerbaseball.com.

For Coaches, Todd has released an expanded version of his book “The View From Behind The Mask“.  The new format allows for coaches to carry the book in their bag to quickly review while on the field.  Packed with training tips, teaching drills and practice schedules, it should be a staple for every coach who is grooming the next High School or College recruit.  Definitely a great value. http://silverstatesc.com/baseball.html#CatchersOnlySection