Coaching Baseball Successfully
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Coaching Baseball Successfully

by Mike Curran, Ross Newhan
     
 

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Build a winning baseball program both on the field and off! In Coaching Baseball Successfully, one of the nation's top high school coaches, Mike Curran, shares his expertise on all aspects of coaching. From establishing a coaching philosophy to player development to in-game decision making, this is the approach that has made

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Build a winning baseball program both on the field and off! In Coaching Baseball Successfully, one of the nation's top high school coaches, Mike Curran, shares his expertise on all aspects of coaching. From establishing a coaching philosophy to player development to in-game decision making, this is the approach that has made his program a perennial powerhouse on the national scene.

Coaching Baseball Successfully covers it all:

- Off-season planning
- Evaluating your players
- Choosing and utilizing your coaching staff
- Motivating your team
- Communicating on and off the field
- Organizing productive practices
- Hitting, pitching, and baserunning skills
- Infield and outfield defensive skills
- Offensive and defensive strategies
- Scouting and game preparation
- In-game decision making

With dozens of drills, practice plans, and advice for handling off-the-field challenges, Coaching Baseball Successfully is the most comprehensive resource available for novice and experienced coaches alike; it's your blueprint for building a championship-caliber baseball team.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736065207
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
01/02/2007
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
885,129
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

What People are saying about this

Mike Gallego
"Having played for Coach Curran, I cannot say enough about his program. With Coaching Baseball Successfully he shares his expertise, and he details every aspect of a winning program, both on and off the diamond. This is essential reading for every baseball coach."

Colorado Rockies Infield and Third-Base Coach
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"Coaching Baseball Successfully is a must-read. One of the top high school coaches in the country provides firsthand experience, insight into the game, coaching strategies, and techniques that any coach can implement into a program."

Tim Montez
Jacksonville University Pitching Coach and Recruiting Coordinator
2006 Atlantic Sun Conference Champions
2006 NCAA Regional Participant

"Having played for Coach Curran, I cannot say enough about his program. With Coaching Baseball Successfully he shares his expertise, and he details every aspect of a winning program, both on and off the diamond. This is essential reading for every baseball coach.”

Mike Gallego
Colorado Rockies Infield and Third-Base Coach

Tim Montez
"Coaching Baseball Successfully is a must-read. One of the top high school coaches in the country provides firsthand experience, insight into the game, coaching strategies, and techniques that any coach can implement into a program."

Jacksonville University Pitching Coach 2006 Atlantic Sun Conference Champions

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