Little League Drills and Strategies

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Overview

The authoritative sourcebooks for parents, players, and coaches

Baseball is a complicated game to learn, particularly for a 9- to 12-year-old's attention span.

Bewildered managers, coaches, and parents of the more than 2.5 million Little League Baseball® players need all the help they can get. Filled with fun and easy-to-follow instructions and advice on teaching the fundamentals of baseball, the bestselling Little League Baseball® series is sure to score with coaches and kids alike.

LITTLE LEAGUE® DRILLS AND STRATEGIES

With fully updated drills and strategies, this bestselling guide is built around three simple rules for Little League success: drilling the basics; the keep it simple/make it fun philosophy; and practice, practice, practice.

Ned McIntosh has coached Little League baseball for twenty-plus years. A resident of Berlin, Maryland, he is the author of Managing Little League® Baseball and The Little League® Guide to Tee Ball.

Rich Cropper has coached Little League baseball for seven years. He lives in Bishopville, Maryland.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071410779
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 4/1/2003
  • Series: Little League Baseball Guides
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 7.48 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Meet the Author

Ned McIntosh has coached Little League baseball for twenty-plus years. A resident of Berlin, Maryland, he is the author of Managing Little League® Baseball and The Little League® Guide to Tee Ball.

Rich Cropper has coached Little League baseball for seven years. He lives in Bishopville, Maryland.

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix
1 Strategy for Preseason Planning 1
2 Drills for Hitting Practice 15
3 Drills for Pitching Practice 39
4 Drills for Defensive Practice 57
5 Drills for Baserunning Practice 79
6 Drills for Pregame Practice 97
7 Strategy for Working with Parents 105
8 Strategy for Training Umpires, Managers, and Coaches 117
9 Strategy for Planning a Summer Instruction League 139
10 Strategy for Winning 151
Index 167
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