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Xan Barksdale’s Guest Appearance on Youth Baseball Talk

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Xan Barksdale

As you know, I’m huge fan of podcasts.  Yesterday I had the opportunity to be a guest on one of the fastest growing baseball podcasts on iTunes.  It’s called Youth Baseball Talk and you can guess what it’s about.

In this episode we talk about:

  • Tips for youth coaches
  • Qualities and characteristics that make great catchers
  • Who should call pitches, the coach or the players
  • and more…

Press the play button below to start listening!  Be sure to leave a comment below and let me know what you think or if you have any questions.

Show Notes –  Our guest this week is Xan Barksdale from, and we talk in-depth about the catching position and Xan’s background, coaching, and more. You can find Xan at or on Twitter at @XanBarksdale. This week’s ‘Standing in the Strike Zone’ guest is former Chicago Cubs pitcher Randy Wells from Belleville, IL, talking about his K3 Baseball Academy. You can find K3 or  Justin Stone is also with us for his “Elite Baseball TV Training Tip of the Week” – be sure to check out his accompanying video at You can find Justin Stone or and on Facebook or on Twitter at @elite_baseball and tons of great videos on YouTube at Plus, find Youth Baseball Talk at or or @podcastbaseball on Twitter.

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Xan Barksdale


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Pedro M. Collins

I've watched the Youth Baseball Talk. Great talk. I'm especially much appreciate the tips.

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