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If you are a baseball fan, then coaching youth baseball is one themost enjoyable and rewarding activities you’ll experience.But what if you’ve never coached before? Or you haven’tplayed the game in a while and have forgot some key points to thesport?

No worries! Coaching Baseball for Dummies guides youthrough the rules of the game, explaining all the essential skillsand the best ways to teach them to your players. Covering differentage groups and great practice routines, this guide is all you needto have a fun-filled season. You’ll discover how to:

  • Fulfill the role of being a coach and parent
  • Develop a coaching philosophy
  • Understand how your league works
  • Evaluate your team
  • Teach your players fundamentals
  • Understand all kinds of children
  • Create your practice plan
  • Prepare for game day
  • Overcome challenges and problems

This plain-English guide also shows you how to run all kinds ofdrills, from hitting and pitching to fielding and base running. Andwhen your team is tense or low on morale, it shows you how to relaxyour players and keep them focused on the game. There are alsosuggestions for making your season, and theirs, a memorable one.Coaching Baseball for Dummies shows you how much fun it canbe to train kids to be athletes, have good sportsmanship, and worktogether as a team.

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