Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Baseball

176pp  Paperback

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ISBN: 0736087737
ISBN 13: 9780736087735

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You volunteered to coach the local baseball team, but are you ready? How will you teach the fundamental skills, run effective practices, and harness the energy of your young team? Fear not: Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Baseball has the answers. In Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Baseball, longtime coach Dan Keller shares his experiences and provides advice you can rely on from the first practice to the final game. From evaluating players’ skills and establishing realistic goals to using in-game coaching tips, it’s all here—the drills, the strategies, and most important, the fun! Develop your team’s fielding, catching, throwing, pitching, and hitting skills with the Survival Guide’s collection of the game’s best youth drills that young players can actually use. Best of all, you’ll be able to get the most out of every practice by following the ready-to-use practice plans. Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Baseball has everything you need for a rewarding and productive season.

Table of Contents

Drill Finder
Preface
Key to Diagrams
Chapter 1. Help! Where do I Start?
Chapter 2. Organizing Your Team
Chapter 3. Developing Fielding Skills with 5 Simple Drills
Chapter 4. Developing Outfield Skills with 5 Simple Drills
Chapter 5. Developing Throwing Skills with 5 Simple Drills
Chapter 6. Developing Pitching Skills with 5 Simple Drills
Chapter 7. Developing Hitting Skills with 5 Simple Drills
Chapter 8. On-Field Execution
Chapter 9. Game Time! What’s My Role Again?
About the Authors