Coaching Pitchers - 3rd Edition

Coaching Pitchers - 3rd Edition

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by Joe McFarland
     
 

Want to improve the mechanics of your pitching staff? Can your pitchers hold runners and field their position? Do you know the finer points of developing pitcher-catcher chemistry? Coaching Pitchers offers complete details on every aspect of the pitching position. This practical guide on pitching will be a valuable reference you'll turn to again and

Overview

Want to improve the mechanics of your pitching staff? Can your pitchers hold runners and field their position? Do you know the finer points of developing pitcher-catcher chemistry? Coaching Pitchers offers complete details on every aspect of the pitching position. This practical guide on pitching will be a valuable reference you'll turn to again and again.

Challenging technical instruction is communicated effectively through plain talk combined with clear illustrations. Practice drills and training aids provide supportive tools to get the job done. From mental attitude to managing a bullpen, Coaching Pitchers is packed with insights you need to help your pitchers shut down even the most formidable opponents.

Coaching Pitchers offers solid, proven advice from one of the college game's best pitching coaches. Currently the head baseball coach at James Madison University, Spanky McFarland has coached 55 players on their way to the big leagues (including Kevin Brown of the Los Angeles Dodgers). Now McFarland delivers in book form the same instruction that took these players to the top.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736045094
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
12/17/2002
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,071,810
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.52(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Joe “Spanky” McFarland is the head baseball coach at James Madison University. He started his coaching career in 1977 and has coached at Florida State, Georgia Tech, South Florida, and Northern Illinois University before taking over at JMU in 1998. McFarland has coached 55 pitchers who have signed professional contracts. In 2002, he was named the Colonial Athletic Conference's Baseball Coach of the Year.

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Coaching Pitchers - 3rd Edition 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
As a reference for coaching Little League pitchers.