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Baseball Drills for Young People: More Than 180 Games and Activities for Preschool to High School Players
     

Baseball Drills for Young People: More Than 180 Games and Activities for Preschool to High School Players

by Dirk Baker, Neal Portnoy (Illustrator), Bill Spaceman Lee (Foreword by)
 

Written for coaches, this work presents more than 180 baseball games and activities for young children and adolescents, focusing on teaching, improvement of skills and enjoyment. Games emphasizing baserunning, bunting, catching, fielding, hitting, throwing and pitching are covered. Each section reviews fundamentals, introduces creative skills and drills for group

Overview

Written for coaches, this work presents more than 180 baseball games and activities for young children and adolescents, focusing on teaching, improvement of skills and enjoyment. Games emphasizing baserunning, bunting, catching, fielding, hitting, throwing and pitching are covered. Each section reviews fundamentals, introduces creative skills and drills for group practice, and details the age group, objective, equipment and rules for each activity.

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Reviews of the first edition: "informative...will please its intended audience...recommended"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786437252
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
03/17/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
195
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Dirk Baker is a professor at Worcester State University and head coach of the college's baseball team. He lives in West Boylston, Massachusetts.

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