Welcome to Trosky’s 6th Tool Nation (6TN), a national movement providing navigation to athletes that desire to live “Above the Line,” on a “Higher Level.” The 6TN is a movement of Intent, Culture, and Accountability; a team of united athletes with the common goal of striving for excellence, both inside and outside the lines of competition. If you long to be a “Difference Maker,” and reach the “Height of your Ceiling,” then join our team and become an elite member of the 6th Tool Nation. We believe greatness lies within everyone, and it is our responsibility to bring it out!

Trosky Tuesday #50: Show Notes

More throwing errors than fielding! Player development Throwing practice  Situational awareness Footwork Learn from others  Watch and observe  L shuffle  Step through shuffle  Four seam grip Movements/ patterns Consistency  Foot replacement  Numerous patterns  Distance Rhythm  Timings for fluidity  Throw off a shuffle  Flexibility in their hips The ball will dictate your footwork  Let your feet…

Trosky Tuesday #49: Show Notes

How I approach the ball Range Positioning according to speed of the runner Developing a system Consistency  Read, Recognize, React How do I know the speed of a runner? Batting order: 1,2, 9 usually have speed Defense positioning (center fielder, SS) Body Type Observing movement and posture Pregame action  Awareness “Whatever you make important, you’ll…

Trosky Tuesday #48: Show Notes

Building a baseball IQ Culture Development Prepare Positioning Be present Don’t take pitches off Focus One pitch at a time Being on time (pre step) Knowing the speed of the runner Reading hitters bat speed depending on pitch: (Fastball, Changeup, Curveball) Knowing your Strengths and Weakness Stay Coachable Pitch to Pitch Experience Instinct takes time…

Trosky Tuesday #47: Show Notes

Lack of positioning and reposition Factors and Contributors that Influence Positioning Review of Positioning and Repositioning Present Arm strength Range/Quickness/Speed Strengths and Weaknesses Backhand? Forehand? Which side is my strong and weak side Coming in or back? Surface 1 (Grass) & Surface 2 (Dirt) How the Grass/Dirt affects your infield play Pitcher Velo Location Batter…

Trosky Tuesday #46: Show Notes

Building Prospects How do you feed your players? Understand the strategies of positioning and repositioning  Know the speed of the runner Left handed vs right handed Understanding the athlete/player Can he run? Is he a skill hitter? Power hitter? – How do you respond when you’re not your best? The law of thirds… Great/Good/Bad Give…