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Know the signs of Under-Coaching
Added by Jack Perconte on December 18, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments
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Baseball coaching tips of the day
Know what to do when you see these negative success makers:
1. Players who are never satisfied and blame self – this is very common with self-driven players. Coaching Tip – explain it is a team game and that they should look at the good things they did after games and save the negative things for practice.
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Overcoaching in games is never good but coaches should do the following.
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Baseball coaching tip of the day
Remember the primary rule of coaching youth is, “Be prepared to have a backup plan for any and all scenarios.” It is important that coaches realize they are dealing with young kids, who are unpredictable and busy, and second, they are dealing with parents who are often the same, not to mention stressed out, also.
Added by Jack Perconte on December 11, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Coaching teenage and older players requires a different strategy than younger ones. The motivational methods (tricks) you used with younger athletes will probably not go over so well when kids reach the teenage…Continue
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Youth baseball coaching tips of the day
Here are suggestions to make practices vital and competitive. Fun will result from doing these for the serious players. Remember, making things fun does not mean letting kids do whatever or praising them constantly.
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Things to try when kids do these:
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Coaching tips of the day
Understand that athletes’ keys to success, which you have control over, begin with these. Teach the importance of:
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The task of keeping players' “heads in the game” is a challenge for many reasons including nervousness, over thinking, and fear. You must be a patient and dedicated coach to develop youth players in all phases of the game, skill development, focus, and strategy.
Focus tips should include:
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Youth Baseball Coaching tips of the day
Many coaches know the game but waste a great amount of time during practice so that a lot of their knowledge never gets out. Try to do the following as often as possible.
Be organized with a detailed, written practice plan. Two-hour practices are a good length of time for kids ten and above, with a half hour less for younger players.…Continue
Added by Jack Perconte on December 3, 2018 at 3:00am — No Comments
Sport’s Parent and Baseball Coaching tip of the day
Grilling kids in the car after games about their play is not a good thing. However, after a “cooling off” period, things you can bring up can include:
You are responsible for displaying and teaching what sportsmanship is all about. That begins with not assuming athletes and parents know what is right and wrong. Explain from the start of the season what conduct is wrong.
Also, point out displays of a lack of sportsmanship that occur at your games or even in the news. If you do something you are not proud of, apologize and…Continue
Added by Jack Perconte on November 29, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments
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Sports coaching (and parenting) tips of the day
“There is a fine line between being positive and giving false praise.”
Another misconception with coaching youth is that you must make sure kids always feel good about themselves and their play. False praise is harmful to players because it gives them an imperfect reality to sports play and life.
Honesty is best but say things with…Continue
Added by Jack Perconte on November 27, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments
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Baseball Coaching tips of the day:
Coaches must be psychologists too, continually helping kids get over disappointments. These words of encouragement are necessary more than ever in today’s youth sports world because kids are under more stress as athletes than ever before with the demands to win and be stars.
Here are some of my most used statements.
✧ Don’t worry about the results, just…Continue
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Baseball coaching tip of the day
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Sports coaching tip of the day
I was an example of a player who played and succeeded without much confidence, yet always had an optimistic feeling about where my career was headed. Players can succeed and progress without high levels of confidence, but I have known very few successful players who did not have an optimistic outlook.
Players with confidence are the preferred ones but of more…Continue
Added by Jack Perconte on November 20, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments