Coaching Youth Baseball

Coaching Youth Baseball

Published by: Human Kinetics, Inc.

192 Pages, 7.00 x 10.00 in

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781450453400
  • Published: December 2018

£15.99

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  • eBook
  • ISBN: 9781492589303
  • Published: January 2019

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Congratulations on your commitment to coach youth baseball. If you’re new to coaching, you’ll find Coaching Youth Baseball invaluable in making your first season a success. If you have previous coaching experience, you’re sure to discover tips and strategies that will help you improve on last year.

Coaching Youth Baseball will help you manage your team with confidence. This age-specific and field-tested coaching guide will prepare you to
  • handle your responsibilities and establish proper priorities as a coach;
  • communicate with players, officials, other coaches, and parents;
  • teach baseball skills and strategies using a combination of more than 30 drills and 40 coaching tips;
  • minimize the risk of injury, establish a safe playing environment, and administer basic first aid;
  • plan and conduct efficient practices;
  • manage your team on game day; and
  • keep it all fun.
Written for coaches of players ages 18 and under, this book is a valuable component of the Coaching Youth Baseball the Babe Ruth League Way online course, the official certification course of Babe Ruth League, the premier amateur baseball program in the world. With this book, you will create and nurture an athlete-centered environment that promotes player development, enjoyment, motivation, safety, and sportsmanship—an environment that inspires players to perform at their best and come out for the team year after year.