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Naivety will be the End of You - Ha

Baseball coaching tips

Keys to Coaching in the Modern Age
 
When I began coaching, I found that I had a knack for working with kids. I soon figured out that coaching is more than just teaching the skills. Along with teaching the game, I had a role in imparting life lessons. Coaching is about connecting with young people…
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Added by Jack Perconte on May 17, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Inspire! Be the Difference - Coaching Tips of the Day

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It’s a lot to expect of you, but you must strive to inspire both kids and parents, along with many other coaching responsibilities.
 
All too often now, youth…
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Added by Jack Perconte on May 16, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Pushing - Be Careful

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Don't push - it will backfire. 
 
Pushing is when adults put so much emphasis on…
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Added by Jack Perconte on May 15, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Youth Academy Softball Coach

Youth Academy is an exclusive traveling softball team, who is seeking elite coaches and assistant coaches to work with high school students in practices and tournaments. We would need a Head Coach and an Assistant Coach. Coaches can have a direct and meaningful impact on the positive development of the youth they coach. The ideal candidates have played professional and or collegiate softball. Must be an effective communicator and be able to motivate youth! Must have worked with youth…

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Added by Sadie Mencia on May 15, 2019 at 11:02am — No Comments

Summer Field Supervisors ( East Harlem & South Bronx)

DREAM (formerly known as Harlem RBI), an award winning sports-based youth development program is seeking dynamic individuals to serve as our Field Supervisors for our summer program. The ideal candidate is a reliable team player with a commitment to youth development and a background in baseball or softball coaching. The Field Supervisors are key members of the program team and ensure the continued…

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Added by Sadie Mencia on May 14, 2019 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Heat or Ice Best - Neither

Baseball coaching tips of the Day

 
Heat or Ice – Try Neither
 
When players are injured, there is always the debate whether to apply the…
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Added by Jack Perconte on May 14, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

No Excuses

Baseball coaching tips of the day

Look in the mirror first.
 
I just shake my head when I hear coaches say, “They don’t want to play.” I’m like, “Well, that is on you.”…
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Added by Jack Perconte on May 13, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Fear Takes Time to Overcome - How to Deal with It

Baseball coaching tips of the day

Know the keys to helping athletes deal with fear. There are many types of fear, some apparent and others not so much. Fear of engagement or of injury may be obvious but fear of failure or of letting mom and dad down are hard to detect.

  1. Understand that it is normal to be afraid and have some anxiety at a young age.
  2. Show patience - nervous players need time…
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Added by Jack Perconte on May 10, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Why Coach? Here's Why!

Baseball coaching tips of the day.

 
Ever wonder why you coach? and What’s at Stake?
 
The greatest joy often comes years later!…
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Added by Jack Perconte on May 9, 2019 at 3:00am — No Comments

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Added by Edward Potash on May 8, 2019 at 9:01pm — No Comments

ONLY ONE COACHING APPROACH CREATES COMMAND!

Does your Coach manage the way your think to move or does he manage your movements?

Inside/Out Coaching solves issues.

When examined closely, Inside/Out Coaching teaches a mental process.

Inside/Out Coaches …

  • Use the way your body processes gravity to produce remarkably effective, very repeatable and extremely productive…
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Added by L.A. "Skip" Fast on May 8, 2019 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Coaching Keys to Improvement

Baseball coaching tips of the day

Know these keys to improvement
 
Here’s the thing – when I film good hitters and bad hitters, the problems they have usually get back to one of the same issues at the start of their swing. It’s not as if the weaker…
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Added by Jack Perconte on May 8, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Fun Part Just Follows

 
Don't worry about making things fun - it's a byproduct of these success makers.
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Added by Jack Perconte on May 7, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Adapting to Players and Parents

 
Coaches must be part time psychologists, as many of you know. A fine line exists, but treating everyone the same will not work. You must develop four personalities - one for each type player and…
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Added by Jack Perconte on May 6, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE

Lots of topics covered here by Alex Rodriguez.  I'd love to get some feedback from hitting coaches to see what we can use and not use from this video when coaching young players.

Added by Grant Clifford on May 3, 2019 at 11:03pm — 14 Comments

Entitlement and Kids

Baseball coaching tips of the day

 
Young athletes often have the attitude of "having to have" the trendiest (most expensive) equipment. That puts a lot of pressure on parents in many ways. A new bat and glove every year will run into thousands of dollars,…
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Added by Jack Perconte on May 3, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Dealing with Players who Fail to Enjoy It All

Baseball coaching tips of the day

 
So many ballplayers are very hard on themselves. That is not all bad because it pushes them to work. But as Chicago Cubs manager, Joe Maddon, famously said, "“Don’t ever permit the pressure to exceed the pleasure.”…
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Added by Jack Perconte on May 2, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Funny but Meaningful Messages to Pass On

 
People remember the gist of stories and funny sayings - use them to teach life and sports lessons. When wanting to get the point across about the importance of gratitude i use this…
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Added by Jack Perconte on May 1, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Quotes for Ballplayers and Life

 
Saying things with a positive light at the right times mold players’ attitude in sports and life. As the saying goes, "Players will not remember much or any of what you teach them, but forever they will remember how you made…
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Added by Jack Perconte on April 30, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

5 Key Adjustments as Kids Move on from Little League

5 Baseball Coaching Transitions to Make as Kids Advance

Coaches must teach players to adjust each level players advance. One of the biggest transitions of course is leaving little league for the next level

  1. Base-running strategy changes as the base paths get longer – at the younger levels, fast players often outrun the ball. The bigger field dimensions change that, and coaches and…
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Added by Jack Perconte on April 29, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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