Great Practices, Great Games: Coaching Youth Baseball

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Author:
John Mayer, Steve Hayward
Published:
1999
Length:
192 pages

Great Practices, Great Games: Coaching Youth Baseball is for coaches who guide young people at all levels, from T-ball through high school. The object of this book is to help adults with the important and sometimes ominous task of coaching a youth baseball team and includes a foreword by Chicago White Sox first baseman Frank Thomas.

The book covers:

  • Adult attitudes
  • Getting cooperation from parents
  • Organizing practices
  • Building defensive skills
  • Fundamentals of hitting
  • Coaching baserunning
  • Specific strategies
  • Coaching pitchers
  • Injuries and injury prevention