Base Stealing

3 Keys to Successful Base Stealing

Many baseball players and coaches think that base stealing is all about speed.  While it is definitely a plus to be fast on the base paths, you can still be a great base stealer by learning more about the game and following some basic base running fundamentals.

In my latest article on Stack.com, I lay out three keys to base stealing success that even an athlete with average speed can use to swipe more bags on the base paths.  You learn what a crossover step is and how to perform it, how to read pitcher tendencies, and what in-game situations are best for stealing bases.

Check it out by clicking here!

And please be sure to leave a comment at the end of the article.  I would love to hear your thoughts on being a successful base stealer.

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About The Author

Phil Tognetti, CSCS

Phil Tognetti, CSCS, is the founder and editor of The Full Windup. He has written the eBook ARMing for Success which teaches players and coaches how to set up a proper throwing program. You can learn more about him here and connect with him on Facebook and Twitter.