If you want to play college baseball, you need a skills video. Luckily, making a skills video that will be useful for college coaches is cheap and easy. A smart phone and a teammate or two, and you can have a useful video by the end of the day. In the age of the internet, video provides a free means of exposure, and can save you lots of money. We have a number of articles addressing everything about skills videos from the reason why you need to have your own to what college coaches want to see included in your pitcher or position player video. The point of this article is to act as a gateway to all these resources so you can learn why you need a video, how to make a video for cheap, and how to use your video to get recruited, quickly and efficiently. Below is a description and link to all of our video resources:
This article is a great overview of how video is helpful in the recruiting process. It briefly discusses why you need a skills video, how coaches will use the video, what to include on the skills video, and how to make it. If you haven’t thought about use of video yet, this is a great place to start.
This article covers the basics on how to make a recruiting video, including important production do’s and don’ts, and what should be included in the video.
If you are a position player, this is a great guide for what to include in your recruiting/skills video. We surveyed college coaches from every level of college baseball to find out what they want to see from position players, and used their responses to create this blueprint for success.
The pitching version of the article described directly above. This is a great guide for what to include in your pitching skills video. Informed by college coaches surveys, if you can follow these tips, you’ll give the college coaches exactly what they want to see.
Ever wish you could bottle up that hot streak? With video journaling, you can capture the highs so that you can sustain them and the lows so you can work to get rid of them.
Using social media as a free platform to get your recruiting video out there has never been easier or more beneficial. Each year we’ve conducted our college coaches survey, the percentage of coaches who say they have or would commit a player based off of video (having never seen them play live) has increased. This article talks about how you can use platforms like Flatground App to get on college coaches’ radar.
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