How to Coach Youth Baseball: A Step-by-Step Approach

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How to Coach Youth Baseball is the perfect guide for parents and coaches of youth baseball teams. Whether you are new to the coaching game or looking for ways to improve your techniques, Beverly Breton Carroll and the father-son combination of Fran and Kevin O'Brien offer everything you'll need to keep growing - and keep your players enthusiastic and excited. Here is everything you need to get started - and keep going"Practice basicsDesigning your practice Throwing and catching Hitting Baserunning Fielding ...
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Overview

How to Coach Youth Baseball is the perfect guide for parents and coaches of youth baseball teams. Whether you are new to the coaching game or looking for ways to improve your techniques, Beverly Breton Carroll and the father-son combination of Fran and Kevin O'Brien offer everything you'll need to keep growing - and keep your players enthusiastic and excited. Here is everything you need to get started - and keep going"Practice basicsDesigning your practice Throwing and catching Hitting Baserunning Fielding Pitching Improving as a coach And much, much more
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  • ISBN-13: 9781599210513
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/1/2007
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

Beverly Breton Carroll is author of The Confident Coach's Guide to Teaching Youth Basketball.BA Dickinson College/The Pennsylvania State University in English Literature/Writing Co-Founder and Owner All-Star Basketball Camp Twenty-five years as professional writer for such publications as The Baltimore Sun, The Pittsburgh Tribune Review, The [Newark, NJ} Star-Ledger, The Writer and clients that include Seton Hall University, The University of Pittsburgh, the City of New York, Harvard University Writing instructor, fourth grade through post-graduate Co-founder, newsletter for parents of young childrenKevin O'Brien BA Tufts University in Social Psychology, MA University of Massachusetts in Critical and Creative Thinking Thesis: Coaching for Thinking and Life SkillsNCAA Postgraduate Scholarship for Academic and Athletic SuccessAll-New England Baseball Player, Cape Cod League All StarMinor League Player with New York YankeesCollege Coach at Brandeis University and Cape Cod LeagueCurrently, professional scout for Toronto Blue Jays Own/operate Sweet Swing Hitting Academy for grades 5-12Fran O'Brien BA Tufts University in Political Science MA Tufts University in EducationTufts Athlete of the YearHead Coach at MIT and Holy CrossNew England Coach of the YearManager of the Year in Cape Cod LeagueHall of Fames: Town of Randolph, Stonehill College, Massachusetts High School Baseball
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Table of Contents

Table of ContentsForewordIntroductionPart I. The FundamentalsCoaching Youth BaseballPower of Positive ThinkingPractice BasicsDesigning Your PracticePart II. Essential SkillsLearning the Basics: Throwing and CatchingLearning the Basics: FieldingLearning the Basics: HittingLearning the Basics: BuntingLearning the Basics: RunningLearning the Basics: Pitching and CatchingPart III. Essential InformationImprove as a coach! Rules of BaseballGlossaryIndex
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