Who Is
Xan Barksdale?

One of the most world-renowned catching coaches, he is author of a best selling book and helped over 1,126,056 people all over the world with his YouTube videos.

  • Catching-101: The DVD includes over 3.5 hours of HD video instruction and is guaranteed to make you a better catcher or coach. It's the best DVD for anyone who wants to learn more about catching.

  • This book will help anyone become a better catcher. It has information for players just starting out and advanced material for the serious catcher that can’t be found anywhere else!

Step up your game by reading these recent articles written by Xan Barksdale. Each article is dedicated to helping baseball catchers improve and reach their full potential.

Viral Catching Video Teaches Wrong Mechanics

Over the past few days I’ve seen a catching video pop up on my Facebook feed a lot. My guess…

7 Videos of the Runner Jumping Over the Catcher

This is a post on what NOT to do!  Here are 7 plays where the baserunner jumps over the catcher…

Salvador Perez Hand Injury in World Series

Last night, in game one of the 2015 World Series, Salvador Perez took a foul ball to his throwing hand…