The Slide Podcast

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
20 - Heroes of Motown
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  • 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…

  • 14 - Brotherly Bonds and Baseball: The JJ Story

    14 - Brotherly Bonds and Baseball: The JJ Story

    May 3, 2024 •

    JJ is a passionate baseball enthusiast from San Antonio, Texas, who has been deeply involved in the sport since his early childhood, driven by his admiration for his older brother, a university-level baseball player, and his own achievements in the sport. JJ firmly believes that family forms the cornerstone of…

  • 13 - A Shining Star - Preston Chatman

    13 - A Shining Star - Preston Chatman

    Apr 26, 2024 •

    Preston Chapman, originating from Weston, Florida, is a multifaceted athlete who excels in baseball, football, and track, but it is in baseball that his dedication and talent truly shine. Preston’s outlook on his youth baseball journey is rooted in self-discipline, commitment, and effort. His independence and maturity were reflected at…

  • 12 - No More ICE w/ Marc Pro

    12 - No More ICE w/ Marc Pro

    Apr 19, 2024 •

    In this conversation, Tim from Mark Pro discusses the benefits and differences of their recovery device. Mark Pro is not a TENS unit but rather falls into the category of NMES (neuromuscular electrical stimulation). Unlike TENS units, Mark Pro creates large muscle contractions that improve blood flow and lymphatic drainage,…

  • 11 - Youth Empowerment with CJ and Kelli

    11 - Youth Empowerment with CJ and Kelli

    Apr 12, 2024 • 1:22:27

    Meet CJ and Kelli, dynamic leaders in youth development and co-founders of Atlanta’s Lead Center for Youth. Leveraging their extensive sports backgrounds, they empower underserved youth through mentorship and guidance. CJ, a passionate baseball coach, goes beyond the field, advocating for his players’ diverse backgrounds. He believes understanding their stories…

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