Catching Mitt/Glove

Deciding on a Catchers Mitt

Your catchers mitt is the most important piece of equipment you will use.  As you advance to higher levels of play (high school, college and beyond) it will be used to catch 100 or more pitches in a game and that doesn't count pre-game warm-up, between game bullpens and general practices. So, it is safe… Continue reading Deciding on a Catchers Mitt

Catching Equipment, Catching Mitt/Glove, General Catching

Breaking in a Catchers Mitt

One of my favorite times is when I receive a new catchers mitt.  There is just something about the process of making that mitt your own.  Forming it to your hand, shaping the pocket how you want it and in general, making it your own. This (January/February) when youth catchers should be working to break… Continue reading Breaking in a Catchers Mitt