Catching & Fielding / Ready Receiving Stance
by Josh Paul
Josh Paul is former Major League catcher with Chicago Cubs and White Sox. Currently manager of the Class A short-season Staten Island Yankees.
In this video, learn how moving from a relaxed stance to a ready stance when there are runners on base allows the catcher to block balls in the dirt more effectively and how the ready stance allows the catcher to position themselves to throw out base runners. Coach Josh Paul describes the basics of the ready receiving stance.