Sometimes the important skill in base running isn’t running. Sometimes it’s the slide that means you’re safe.
Improper sliding, however, can result in injury to the young ball player. It is very important to teach proper sliding fundamentals because serious knee, ankle or hand injury can occur.
The most popular slide, and probably the safest, is the bent leg or figure 4 slide.
Here are some tips for sliding:
The key element to the bent leg slide is tha... Continue Reading