Little Leagues Drills Strategies

Author: Ned McIntosh
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071548021
Release Date: 2008-02-28
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Expert advice and innovative drills to propel your team to success Endorsed by Little League Baseball® and a favorite among coaches and parents, Little League Drills and Strategies is built around three easy-to-follow rules: (1) teach the basics, (2) keep it fun, and (3) practice, practice, practice. Following these simple yet successful tenets, author Ned McIntosh has packed this book with imaginative drills that you can use to help your players strengthen their baseball skills. These innovative exercises and minigames will keep practice fun for your players while they sharpen their abilities on the field. Accompanied by engaging instructional photographs, this authoritative resource features drills that will teach all of the fundamentals: Hitting Pitching Fielding Baserunning And more McIntosh also pays special attention to the latest rule changes, including everything you need to know about pitch counts and how to use them to your team's advantage. Also included is a special troubleshooting section with strategies on how to correct players' technique.

Managing Little League

Author: Ned McIntosh
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071548045
Release Date: 2008-02-29
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Learn how to manage your youth team to successWith its "teach basics and have fun" approach, Managing Little League Baseball is dedicated to helping you teach baseball fundamentals to boys and girls while emphasizing how to make the experience rewarding for you and your players. Fully approved by Little League Baseball® and illustrated with instructive photos and diagrams, this book will give you the tools you need to develop prepared ballplayers. Inside you'll learn: Twenty of the most important and frequently used Little League baseball rules, including the latest change and the new rules regarding pitchers The fundamentals of hitting, baserunning, defense, and pitching Tips on motivating players, game strategy, and special challenges such as competitive pressure and demanding parents An inside look at Little League softball

Youth Baseball Drills

Author: Marty Schupak
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 0736056327
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Sports & Recreation

"Youth Baseball Drills" features helpful tips to make on-field practice more fun and can be employed to develop players' understanding, skills, and love for the sport.

Absolute Beginner s Guide to Coaching Youth Baseball

Author: Tom Hanlon
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 0789733579
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Education

Are you ready to coach the Cubs to a championship victory? How about a little league or T-ball championship? Not ready for either one? We can help! Absolute Beginner's Guide to Coaching Youth Baseball is a beginning youth baseball coach's ultimate reference guide. Your practice time is probably already limited, so don't waste it trying to figure out what to do. Plan ahead with our easy-to-follow chapters that cover: identifying your roles and expectations as a coach, tailoring instruction to your age group, creating a safe playing environment, knowing how to coach effectively during games, celebrating victories and much more. Our book web page will be a coaching resource as well, with downloadable practice plans, emergency information cards, injury reports, awards and certificates, and season evaluation forms. Go into day 1 as if its day 1001 of your coaching career with the help of Absolute Beginner's Guide to Coaching Youth Baseball.

Coaching Youth Baseball the Ripken Way

Author: Cal Jr Ripken
Publisher: Human Kinetics 1
ISBN: 9780736080859
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Coaching young players, developing their skills, and cultivating a love for the sport may be the most rewarding experience baseball can offer. Cal and Bill Ripken understand this like few others.

How to Coach Little League Baseball

Author: Jake Patterson
Publisher: Booklocker.Com Incorporated
ISBN: 1591134854
Release Date: 2004-03-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This book instructs coaches on the duties and responsibilities of coaching Little League baseball, including maximizing practice efficiency, teaching the basics of the game, and effectively handling parents. It answers some of the questions you're afraid to ask.

John T Reed s Youth Baseball Coaching

Author: John T. Reed
Publisher: Jt Reed Pub
ISBN: 0939224380
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Sports & Recreation

In this guide for youth baseball coaches, experienced coach John T. Reed demonstrates how he has achieved extraordinary results by focusing on players' innate skills in areas such as base running, waiting for a good pitch, and fielding.

Play Baseball the Ripken Way

Author: Cal Ripken (Jr.)
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
ISBN: 1400061229
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Features illustrated guidelines on baseball fundamantals as drawn from the late Cal Ripken, Sr.'s years as a coach and manager and Cal Ripken Jr.'s record-making career, in a primer with complementary information for parents and coaches.

Coaching the Little League Pitcher

Author: Randy Voorhees
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071426916
Release Date: 2003-02-22
Genre: Sports & Recreation

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. COACHING THE LITTLE LEAGUE® PITCHER This book provides Little League coaches and parents with valuable information on how to help their pitchers improve, covering everything from the kinds of pitches and the strategic aspects of pitching to tips for keeping players healthy and fit.

Football Drill Book

Author: Doug Mallory
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 094027972X
Release Date: 1998-06-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Make the most of your practice time with the Football Drill Book! Doug Mallory, the defensive backs coach for the University of Maryland, has compiled a collection of drills that will help players in all positions develop and polish their abilities. This book includes chapters with selected drills for the following positions: Wide receivers Running backs Quarterbacks Offensive linemen Tight ends Defensive linemen Linebackers Centers Defensive backs The Football Drill Book also includes drills for developing agility and endurance, and enhancing a team's passing, running, and tackling. No matter what your team's level of ability, this innovative coaching tool will help you maximize effective practice time by concentrating on the skill areas where your players need improvement. "This drill book will immensely benefit the beginning coach." -- Bill Mallory, former Head Coach, Indiana University

Science of Hitting

Author: Ted Williams
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780671621032
Release Date: 1986-04-29
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Features the legendary hitter's guidance in all the basics and finer points of hitting and includes his analysis of the great hitters of the seventies and the eighties, including Rose, Brett, Carew, and Murray

The Mental Game Of Baseball

Author: H. A. Dorfman
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications
ISBN: 9781888698541
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

In this book, authors H.A. Dorfman and Karl Kuehl present their practical and proven strategy for developing the mental skills needed to achieve peack performance at every level of the game.

The Little League Guide to Tee Ball Helping Beginning Players Develop Coordination and Confidence

Author: Ned McIntosh
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071410783
Release Date: 2003-03-19
Genre: Sports & Recreation

All you need to know about Tee Ball from the leading name in children's sports Endorsed by Little League Baseball®, The Little League® Guide to Tee Ball covers all the bases for parents as well as coaches. Authors Ned McIntosh and Rich Cropper, who have nearly thirty years of coaching experience between them, show you how to keep the game fun for the kids while you teach them baseball fundamentals. In this informative and easy-to-read book, you will learn how to help your rookies develop the coordination and confidence they will need throughout their Little League careers--and beyond. Topics include: Choosing the right equipment Teaching kids to hit, throw, catch, and run bases Teaching the rules and positions of the game Keeping practice fun and maintaining proper perspective Deciding to register your child in Tee Ball rather than softball And more From breaking in a new glove to developing a natural swing, The Little League® Guide to Tee Ball gives you the advice and know-how to teach the next generation of baseball players.

Managing Little League Baseball

Author: Ned McIntosh
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0809225255
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Sports & Recreation

An illustrated handbook for the Little League coach, including information on choosing players, rules, fundamentals and practicing, and more.