• Thliveris thriving in California Winter League

    By Kirsten Karbach /californiawinterleague.com Of the close to 300 players showcasing their talents at the California Winter League, the vast majority have already...

  • The Hitting Slumps

    How to get yourself back on track at the plate Hitting a baseball has and will always be a very humbling experience.  No...

  • Sports and Fitness – Do They All Stack Up?

    Live, laugh, and be active! This is the motto many preach for today’s kids, so why is this generation statistically overweight and, for the first time...

  • Shin Splints – Causes and Cures

    Shin splints have been around as long as sports have.  They can be extremely painful with no actual defined cause or cure for them. Often...

  • The Treadmill – Friend of Feu for Baseball Players

    The treadmill is a common fixture in any commercial gym across the country and while, for the regular fitness enthusiast it provides many advantages, for the...

  • Tackling Childhood Obesity – Now or Never

    Children are getting weaker as they spend more time indoors, sitting in front of a screen of some sort instead of playing outdoors as...

  • Strength Training for Baseball Players – Why it is a Must

    We often see our favorite athletes promoting strength and conditioning by endorsing sports apparel, fitness equipment, and supplements. But little is known about...

  • CrossFit for Sports Specific Workouts – Does it work?

    In 2015, anybody who hasn’t heard of CrossFit has obviously been living under a rock. We have all heard about it, but how...

  • Player Burn out – Should players be taking a break?

    Living in Australia, we are lucky enough to avoid the harsh North American winters and can be outdoors year round. But is this...

  • The Office – Why fitness is so Important

    We see our colleagues more then we see out families these days.  Everybody knows it.  You work to live! Working brings in the...

  • Bicep Curls – Looks or function?

    The bicep curl is and always has been a mainstay in the male workout but, is it just for looks or is there...

  • The Deep Squat

    The use of the deep squat has long caused deep divisions between many people in the sports and fitness world. I myself am...

  • Body Weight Training. Does it work?

    There are tremendous benefits to body weight training which is why it is featured in professional sports in-season and off-season training programs. Body...

  • My child and their healthy lifestyle

    With all the electronic devices, video games and virtual worlds that our kids are living in today, it is no surprise that so...

  • Zachary McAlister College Update #1

    With the 2015 Spring Williston State Baseball Season upon us, we have been training extremely hard. Our pre season preparation has consisted of...

  • 2014 Client Achievements

    Diamond Dreams Sports Coaching would like to congratulate all our clients who achieved their goals this year. Some of our clients goals included...

  • Brand New Indoor Facility

    Diamond Dreams Sports Coaching is pleased to announce the opening of our band new multi-functional indoor facility, located at Northmead Reserve. Already dozens...

  • World Series Special

    Throughout the World Series, Diamond Dreams would like you to invite you to work out with former Kansas City Royal, Alex McClure in...

  • Five Years and Counting!

    This September marks the fifth year for Diamond Dreams Sports Coaching and it is with great pride that I reflect on the past...

  • Congratulations Zach McAlister

    Diamond Dreams would like to congratulate Zach McAlister in earning a baseball scholarship to play at Williston State College in North Dakota. Zach has...

  • Flynn and Tim Going for Gold

    Diamond Dreams Sports Coaching are proud to announce that Flynn Stallworthy (NSW) and Tim Dutton (ACT) have been selected to represent Australia at the 15U...

  • Bandit Ballgloves

    Diamond Dreams is pleased to be the official supplier of Bandit Ballgloves. Bandit Ballgloves are designed with the professional in mind, and with...

  • Losing, The Forgotten Feeling

    Today we live in a society that rewards equality and encourages mediocrity. Any parent with a child currently playing youth sports will attest...

  • Cal Ripken Baseball 2014

    Diamond Dreams Sports Coaching would like to congratulate Ky Jackson, Ethan Stacy, and Zac Lawrence for their selection into the 2014 Australian National...

  • Umpires Are Human

    The real tragedy in sports today is a complete lack of respect shown to officials. Baseball and Softball are no exceptions. Umpires are not...

  • School Sports Report

    Last season the Brigidine College girls softball team finished 5th in the eight team competition. Each team plays each other once throughout the...

  • From Cricket To College

    After years of playing cricket at a representative level, going into my first U.S. collegiate baseball season was, to say the least, daunting....

  • Come And Try Wrap-Up

    This January Diamond Dreams held its first ever ‘Come & Try’ day in Canberra at the Stirling Baseball Field. This was a free...

  • Turn Your Own Bat

    Over the years I have turned many wood bats. In fact, for a while, I owned and operated a small wood baseball bat...

  • Winning At All Costs

    At some stage I am sure all of you have played in, coached, or witnessed a ballgame where one team clearly had the...

  • Story Of The North Ryde U9s (White)

    Why limit a player’s development by the ability of the coach? In early November the North Ryde U9s (White), coached by Wayne Trattles,...

  • Plays at the Plate

    Mike Matheny, former National League Gold Glove winner and now manager of the St Louis Cardinals recently spoke out about his desire to...

  • Get The Most Out Of Your Instruction

    Have you ever concluded an instructional session with a coach and thought “wow, I really didn’t learn a whole lot today”! Everyone has...

  • Blaming The Umpires!

    Umpires and the decisions they make during a ballgame are becoming far more scrutinized by players and coaches these days. Often when I...

  • Christmas Holidays, Time On!

    As the Christmas holidays near, many of you may be looking forward to the conclusion of the school year, the summer season winding down,...

  • Pre-Game Pitcher’s Routine

    Designing and Implementing an Effective Pre-game Routine Have you ever struggled preparing for a game? Have you experienced solid mid-week bullpen sessions followed...

  • The Game of Pepper

    The game of pepper has been around for as long as I can remember. I cannot remember at what age I learned the...

  • Has Winning Taken a Back Seat?

    “It doesn’t matter if I win, lose, perform well, or perform poorly, all that matters is that I have fun.” This sentiment was...

  • Why 120 Feet Isn’t Enough

    Release Point If you have been around baseball as long as I have, I am sure you’ve heard many coaches instruct their young...

  • Baseball Homework & Expectations

    I would like to begin by recognizing that while the ideas raised in this article can be applied to older players, the emphasis...

  • Happy 3rd Birthday Diamond Dreams

    Three years ago two brothers started Sydney’s first full time professional baseball & softball Instruction Company. We started with a borrowed car and...

  • Common Coaching Mistakes

    While no coach is perfect, we have come up with a list of some of the more common mistakes made by coaches in...

  • Baseball Has No Clock

    Baseball is the greatest game on Earth. Why is it such a great game? You don’t have to be affluent to take part...

  • Coaching Philosophies

    A few years ago I was ask to interview for a coaching position with a small liberal arts university in Pennsylvania. While I...

  • The O’le Ballglove

    When do I need a new glove? A ball glove is an extension of the hand and should be treated as such. Players...

  • Power of Practice

    Often I hear people comment on how a particular player was once a ‘really good’ player as a junior but ‘peaked’ as they...

  • So You Want To Be a Catcher?

    Catching is the most physically demanding position on the diamond. A catcher must perform many critical roles during a game and throughout the...

  • Representative Tryouts

    Tryouts can be a daunting experience for both players and parents. There are many things to consider before taking to the field such...

  • Replacing Your Metal Bat

    Barry Bonds, Major League Baseball’s single season home run champion used one of the lightest and smallest bats in the game during his career....

  • Rain Rain Go Away!

    Sydneysiders are in the midst of some absolutely miserable weather. We’ve experienced virtually zero summer weather, and with all the rain I have been sensing a growing...

  • Protected: Merry Christmas

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