Collective Coaching Wisdom for Youth Baseball (Paperback)
|This unique book peer-mentors youth baseball coaches by capturing the ""word-of-mouth"" tips, advice, and ideas of some of America''s extraordinary community coaching hometown heroes -- everyday people who are considered by their own youth-league communities to be exceptional coaches for promoting excellence, pride, fun, excitement, and teamwork while teaching kids the mechanical aspects of baseball. This book is a ""road map"" for the season from 26 coaches who''ve been there. Coaches everywhere will benefit from this resource that is much more than just a drills book, offering the collective personality of the hometown hero coaches through their tips, advice, philosophies, and inspirational stories.|
From the Publisher:
This unique handbook for coaches captures "word-of-mouth" tips, advice, and ideas from America's most extraordinary community youth coaches. Advice is provided on how to quickly create an atmosphere of pride, fun, excitement, and teamwork while continuing to teach kids the mechanical aspects of baseball and promoting excellence on the field. Lessons learned by coaches are passed along through organized sections of coaches' tips, coaches' favorite drills, and classic anecdotes of the trials and triumphs of leading groups of young players. A "tips & advice" section offers proven strategies for organizing a team, holding preseason parent meetings, conducting fun and effective practices, coaching and motivating players during games, managing parents, working with umpires, and making it all fun.