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Welcome to The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast. We started this journey in 2022 with the goal of keeping the show as a local broadcast but then it quickly changed into national format. We discovered so many parents, coaches and players throughout the country who could benefit by having our show speak to the nation.

The S.L.I.D.E. - Youth Baseball Podcast
The S.L.I.D.E. - Youth Baseball Podcast
24 - How To Win The Mental Game
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  • 24 - How To Win The Mental Game

    24 - How To Win The Mental Game

    Jul 12, 2024 •

    Ben, an experienced mentor dedicated to improving youth mental health in sports, brings a unique perspective shaped by his extensive work with young athletes, including those competing at professional levels like golf. Recognizing the profound impact of mental health on athletic performance, Ben emphasizes the importance of positive self-talk and…

  • 23 - Two Sports, One Vision w/ Tre Njoku

    23 - Two Sports, One Vision w/ Tre Njoku

    Jul 5, 2024 •

    Prince “Tre” Njoku shines in both football and baseball, thanks to the discipline and support from his awesome parents. His focus on mental toughness and a positive attitude makes him a standout. Tre’s journey shows that playing multiple sports fosters a well-rounded skill set and adaptability. He’s all about having…

  • 22 - Bats, Bling, & Big Dreams: Austin Johnson's Story

    22 - Bats, Bling, & Big Dreams: Austin Johnson's Story

    Jun 28, 2024 •

    Austin Johnson, a dedicated baseball player from Mississippi, has been passionately involved in the sport for seven to eight years, competing in the eleven and twelve age bracket for PSA’s Rec league. With an impressive collection of six rings and multiple medals, his enthusiasm for youth baseball remains unwavering. Austin…

  • 21 - Youth Baseball Fun with Coach Josh Hickle

    21 - Youth Baseball Fun with Coach Josh Hickle

    Jun 21, 2024 •

    Coach Josh, based in Bakersfield, California, is a dedicated mentor with extensive experience in the travel ball culture. He believes that travel ball can be beneficial for kids to stay connected outside of school and face better competition with the right coaching. However, Josh is concerned about the current trend…

  • 20 - Heroes of Motown

    20 - Heroes of Motown

    Jun 14, 2024 •

    Brayden and Nico, two dedicated young baseball players from Michigan, bring unique perspectives to their discussions about MLB teams and players. Brayden, focusing more on his own baseball journey with the Motown Heroes, casually follows the MLB and shows interest in players like Maxx Clark without being deeply invested in…

  • 19 - A Champion’s Mindset w/ Trae Dunford

    19 - A Champion’s Mindset w/ Trae Dunford

    Jun 7, 2024 •

    In this episode, Aaron Pridmore, joined by co-hosts Lilah Bratcher and Jenn, interviews young baseball prodigy Trae Dunford. They discuss Trae’s early love for baseball, favorite teams, and the impact of his coaches Bill Hall and Mike Self. Trae shares his experiences playing shortstop, training rigorously, and his transition from…

  • 18 - Rounding the Bases with Caleb Klein

    18 - Rounding the Bases with Caleb Klein

    May 31, 2024 •

    Caleb Klein, a notable figure from Leander, Texas, is a key player on the prominent RBI national 13 U team, known for his dedication to youth baseball. Caleb’s perspective on his baseball journey is that it is an enjoyable, rewarding experience, replete with challenges and achievements. His love for the…

  • 17 - Gas Money to Bruce Bolt: Bear Mayer's Story

    17 - Gas Money to Bruce Bolt: Bear Mayer's Story

    May 24, 2024 •

    Bear, the driven CEO and founder of Bruce Bolt, Bear Mayer, established his company at the tender age of 16, spurred by a need for gas money and his father’s entrepreneurial encouragement. Frustrated by the short life span of baseball gloves, Bear envisioned a brand focused on durability, which came…

  • 16 - Southpaw Slingers: Outlaws of the Diamond Frontier

    16 - Southpaw Slingers: Outlaws of the Diamond Frontier

    May 17, 2024 •

    Tune in to Coach Aaron, Coach Jenn, and The Lowdown for an enlightening interview with two serious ballers from Let Them Play, Levi and Jesse. These young ballers are no strangers to the diamond, having made their mark as standout youth baseball pitchers, even competing at the elite level for…

  • 15 - Leveling Up w/ Coach Rac

    15 - Leveling Up w/ Coach Rac

    May 10, 2024 •

    Coach Rac’s journey in sports began as a player for the Nationals, where he honed his skills and absorbed valuable lessons. Transitioning from player to coach, he drew upon his diverse experiences, both positive and negative, to shape his coaching philosophy. Central to his beliefs is the pivotal role of…

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