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By Jr. John P. McCarthy, Jeff McKay (Foreword by)
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The Guide for a Fun and Successful Baseball Season

Do you need some guidance before you start coaching this baseball season? "Coaching Youth Baseball," 3rd edition gives you everything you need to make this season a success. It covers all of baseball's fundamentals and gives coaching tips for every aspect of the game including: fielding and throwingproper batting techniques for all types of hits, including buntskey concepts like using a cutoffbaserunning, sliding, and base coachingthe responsibilities of each position on the fieldhow to coach tee-ballmaintaining an encouraging and positive coaching attitude

You'll also find template practice plans you can adjust for your own use, step-by-step drills and plays, conditioning ideas, first aid information, and an explanation of the game's rules. Plus, a glossary and skills checklists at the end of the book help you learn and teach the language and skills of baseball quickly and effectively.

About the Author

John McCarthy, Jr. has over three decades of experience coaching both teams and individual players. He knows how to bring out the "hitter" in every player. His insights, successful strategies, and time-tested methods ensure that baseball is a sport kids can excel at and enjoy.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781558707931
Publisher: Betterway Books
Publication Date: February 1st, 2007
Pages: 166

Coaching Youth Baseball: The Guide for Coaches, Parents and Athletes (Paperback)