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Welcome To Catching-101

My name is Xan Barksdale and I want to welcome you to my website.  This website is dedicated to helping baseball catchers improve and reach their full potential.  You will find drills, instruction, and videos that will help you learn about becoming a better catcher.

This site isn’t just for catchers though, I have tried to present the information on this website so that it will help parents and coaches too.  Some information is very basic and suited for young catchers and some is more advanced and will teach the highly technical mechanics that high level catchers will use.

In my opinion, the catcher is the most important player on the baseball field and often the most overlooked too!  I hope the information on this website helps you as much as it has helped these people:

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DVD Release in 1 Week

The long awaited Catching-101 DVD is almost here!  The official release date is February 10, 2014 and it will be offered at a discounted price if you order within the first three ... More...


New Year, New Goals in 2014

New Year's resolutions have a bad connotation associated with them primarily because very few people follow through with a plan of action.  What I want to do with this blog is give you a plan for achieving your goals in 2014. If you want  this ... More...

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