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Coach your kids the Dom Scala way

From his days playing in the majors to his years as bullpen coach with the New York Yankees through his NCAA victories with Adelphi University and his success as director of New York's number-one baseball camp, Dom Scala has a lot to teach you about coaching. And in this all-in-one illustrated guide to coaching fundamental baseball he throws it to you easy, right down the middle.

Sticking to the basics and ...

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One on One Baseball: The Fundamentals of the Game and How to Keep It Simple for Easy Instruction

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Overview

Coach your kids the Dom Scala way

From his days playing in the majors to his years as bullpen coach with the New York Yankees through his NCAA victories with Adelphi University and his success as director of New York's number-one baseball camp, Dom Scala has a lot to teach you about coaching. And in this all-in-one illustrated guide to coaching fundamental baseball he throws it to you easy, right down the middle.

Sticking to the basics and keeping it simple, Dom brings together his 30 years of experience combined with special advice from baseball all-stars and hall-of-famers including Lee Mazzilli, John Franco, and Goose Gossage. Inside he'll teach you how to:

  • Help young pitchers excel on the mound
  • Turn any player into a powerful hitter
  • Impart the secrets of running, sliding, and stealing
  • Work your fielders at the college level
  • Manage equipment and schedules
  • Deal with umpires and parents
  • And understand what makes your kids tick at every age
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071488433
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/13/2009
  • Edition description: Original
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,413,961
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Meet the Author

Dom Scala

Dom Scala is the head baseball coach of Adelphi University and the founder of One-On-One Baseball Camp. As bullpen coach for the New York Yankees from 1978 through 1986, he helped the Bronx Bombers capture a World Series title. He then worked as a special assignment and advance major league scout for Jim Leyland and the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1987 to 1990.

James Cain was an editor for The Hartford Courant for almost 20 years.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Rules of the Game
2. Building a Program
3. The Fundamentals—Keeping it Simple
4. Perfect Practice Makes Perfect
5. Drills for Skills
6. The Natural vs. The Average Player
7. Strategy and the Game
8. Mental Preparation and Readiness in the Game and Life
9. My Mentor, My Coach
10. What are You Doing the Rest of your Life

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