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Essentials of Catching - Catching for Professionals
Essentials of Catching - Catching for Professionals presents a cutting edge look at the position of catcher. Catching for Professionals is exactly what is sounds like, a video textbook featuring all the necessary skills and techniques used at the highest levels of professional baseball. Current professional catcher, Matt Ceriani, hosts this 61 minute video showcasing his 12 years of professional baseball experience playing at every level up baseballs organizational ladder with the Milwaukee Brewers, Arizona Diamondbacks and Cleveland Indians. Most recently, Matt played with the world's best in the 2006 World Baseball Classic with Italy. Matt teams up with former Major Leauge defensive standout, Tim Blackwell, a veteran catcher of over 7 seasons, former organizational catching coordinator and current minor league manager to bring us a spring training look at the position of catcher. The skills covered in this video range from stretching, throwing, stance and receiving, blocking, balls to the screen, throwing to 2nd and 3rd base, pickoffs to 1st base, home to first double plays, plays at home, pop-ups, and calling a game. Catching for Professionals offers a new look at the position of catcher, ideal for coaches, parents and especially players. If you are interested in making yourself into a great catcher then this DVD is the place to start. DVD. 2009. 61 minutes.