Baseball Coach's Survival Guide: Practical Techniques and Materials for Building an Effective Program and a Winning Team (J-B Ed: Survival Guides)

4.33 avg rating
( 3 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780133249484: Baseball Coach's Survival Guide: Practical Techniques and Materials for Building an Effective Program and a Winning Team (J-B Ed: Survival Guides)

Here is a comprehensive, practical resource that makes building a successful baseball program considerably easier for both the new and the experienced coach. Included are proven techniques and ready-to-use materials for virtually every aspect of the coach s job, from recruiting to training talent for each position.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

Here is a comprehensive, practical resource that makes building a successful baseball program considerably easier for both the new and the experienced coach. Included are proven techniques and ready-to-use materials for virtually every aspect of the coach?s job, from recruiting to training talent for each position.

For easy use, the Guide is printed in a handy spiral-bound format that folds flat and is organized into 15 sections focusing on 15 different coaching concerns:

  1. Getting Started
  2. Recruiting and Tryouts
  3. Game Control From Start to Finish
  4. Pitching
  5. The Pitches
  6. Catching
  7. General Infield Play
  8. Outfield Play
  9. Defensive Strategy and Positioning
  10. Team Defense
  11. Hitting
  12. The Short Game
  13. Base Running
  14. Offensive Strategy and Techniques
  15. Scholarships and Professional Baseball
Each section is packed with inside tips, drills for skill development, and winning strategies for a variety of game situations and for dealing effectively with a wide range of problems. Here are just a few examples of the ready-to-use help you?ll find:
  • Guidelines for setting team goals, establishing standards, and marinating positive relationships with players and parents
  • Pitching mechanics and skills including the pitching sequence form starting position to landing, special issues with right and left handers, and insights into various pitches
  • Tested ways to prevent and treat arm soreness
  • 39 defensive play diagrams for cutoffs and relays, bunt defense, first and third defense, and more
  • Techniques and drills to help players improve their hitting in all situations
  • Guidelines for stealing against left- and right-handed pitchers
  • Tips for helping outfielders establish the proper psyche, state of readiness, and way to react to the ball
And that?s not all! Baseball Coach?s Survival Guide includes nearly 140 photos showing stance, position, and technique ... plus 85 reproducible forms, checklists, and charts for recording progress and performance that can be photocopied for immediate use to help even the most veteran coach save time!

About the Author:

Jerry Weinstein has won 15 league championships or co-championships in 19 years at Sacramento City college (CA) with 232 drafted players and 119 pro signers, 15 of those in the Big leagues. He also serves as assistant coach for the USA Baseball Teams in 1996 and 192 and as a scout for several pro ball teams.

Tom Alston is a successful high school varsity and JV coach with extensive youth league experience as a coach and as clinic director for Babe Ruth, Pony, Little League, and Bambino. He is the author of Winning Pitch, a regular column in Collegiate Baseball, and his articles have appeared in various publications.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Weinstein, Jerry; Alston, Tom
Published by Jossey-Bass (1998)
ISBN 10: 0133249484 ISBN 13: 9780133249484
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Jossey-Bass, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0133249484

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 28.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Weinstein, Jerry, Alston, Tom
Published by Jossey-Bass (1998)
ISBN 10: 0133249484 ISBN 13: 9780133249484
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Jossey-Bass, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110133249484

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 46.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Weinstein, Jerry
Published by Jossey-Bass (1998)
ISBN 10: 0133249484 ISBN 13: 9780133249484
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Booked Again
(Summit, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Jossey-Bass, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-200-48-0854100

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 48.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds