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Baseball Coachs Survival Guide: Practical Techniques and Materials for Building an Effective Program and a Winning Team

Jerry Weinstein

Published by Jossey-Bass
ISBN 10: 0787966215 / ISBN 13: 9780787966218
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Title: Baseball Coachs Survival Guide: Practical ...

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Binding: Paperback

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Paperback. 384 pages. Dimensions: 10.9in. x 8.3in. x 0.9in.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. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780787966218

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Synopsis: 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.

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 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!

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