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978-0-87322-414-7 / 9780873224147

Rookie Coaches Baseball Guide (American Coaching Effectiveness Program)

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Publisher:Human Kinetics+ Publishers Inc

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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The Rookie Coaches Baseball Guide provides a unique combination of coaching advice and baseball information for the novice baseball coach. This concise book presents the basic principles of coaching and shows how to teach baseball skills to kids. The Rookie Coaches Baseball Guide is part of a series developed by the American Coaching Effectiveness Program - America's premier coaching education programme. Endorsed by USA Baseball, Little League Baseball, and other amateur baseball organizations, this book is devoted to giving developing youth baseball coaches the basic coaching principles and specific sport information they need to be successful. This guide details the major responsibilities of a coach, the tools required to be an effective coach, the communication skills necessary for coaching young players, the steps in planning practices and teaching baseball skills, the basics for preventing and caring for injuries, and ways to avoid legal liability. Plus the book provides essential information for coaching baseball, including an explanation of rules, basic plays that cover all aspects of the game, an introduction to keeping score and using a scorebook, coaching signals for communicating strategies to hitters and baserunners, individual and team drills that progress from the basics to gamelike situations, and a sample season plan for beginning baseball players. By combining the fundamentals of coaching and baseball in one resource, the Rookie Coaches Baseball Guide provides all the basic information developing baseball coaches need to make their coaching experience safe, successful, and enjoyable.

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