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Teaching Hitting: A Guide for Coaches
     

Teaching Hitting: A Guide for Coaches

by Dirk Baker, Mike Easler (Foreword by)
 

Explanation, demonstration, correction and repetition are essential to the activity of teaching. Successful coaches must be able to effectively and consistently incorporate each of these teaching methods into lessons for their teams. Ideal for any age group, the concepts in this guide help coaches to master these basic principles as they focus on the most important

Overview

Explanation, demonstration, correction and repetition are essential to the activity of teaching. Successful coaches must be able to effectively and consistently incorporate each of these teaching methods into lessons for their teams. Ideal for any age group, the concepts in this guide help coaches to master these basic principles as they focus on the most important elements of how to teach hitting.
Introduced with the author’s own teaching-coaching philosophy, this work offers 21 chapters covering a hitting coach’s every need. When to Start, Bat Size, Grip, Stance, Swing, Drills and Station Work, Bat Speed, Mental Preparation and Confidence, Pinch Hitting and Running a Hitting Clinic are a few examples of the many specific instructional sections included here. There are 137 photographs that supplement the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786420490
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
06/15/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.43(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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