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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.

My Best Advice for Injured Athletes

I get a version of this message sent to me about 5-6 times per month… “My son hurt his ______,…

How To Build An Affordable PlyoMed Pad

The #1 way to extend the life of your PlyoMed Balls is to throw them against a smooth surface that won’t nick…

The Most Famous Frame Of All Time

Chances are that if you follow catching, you’ve probably seen this gif on the Internet before.  It’s from Game 3…