Coaching Youth Baseball
What the players need to do to prepare their bodies for playing baseball. Also, what the coach needs to do to to help them.
The good, the bad, and the ugly and how to tell them apart. Also, what you need to do in getting rid of an assistant.
Keeping the kids safe is your number one job.
The practice that makes perfect takes place at home.
The three rules that make for a good defense.
Why the ball does what it does.
Throwing is 90% of baseball (and hitting is the other 90%).
The mechanics of catching fly balls and grounders.
There is more to it than meets the eye.
Everybody wants to pitch and no one wants to catch.
More than you ever wanted to know about what is involved in batting. But, the headings let you pick and choose.
Base running from home to third and back.
The most important position on the team.
The second most important defensive position.
Priorities for fielders and techniques to use in catching popups. Also, the infield fly rule (simple!).
Probably the most fun and beautiful part of baseball.
How to get along with them.