Sliding is fun, but if not done correctly, your players can get seriously hurt.
Solid sliding skills are vital the game of baseball. In these twelve easy-to-follow videos, coach Duke Baxter demonstrates how to slide properly to prevent injury, as well as several slide variations including the Figure Four Technique, the Straight Slide, and the Pop Up Slide. Coach Baxter will also walk you through how to utilize the proper techniques for sliding in specific game situations.
Duke Baxter is currently an instructor at the Zoned Sports Academy in Bridgewater, N.J. Before playing three years of professional baseball, Duke set three hitting records at the University of North Florida, including a single-season mark of 31 doubles in 1997, which led NCAA Division II.