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It is easy to forget...

That we’re coaching youth sports for the benefit of the kids, not for ourselves. That winning is nice, but making sure every kid wants to come back and play again next season is more important. 23 more words

Parents And Children

Giving Signs From Third Base

By Dave Holt

While umpiring I like to mess with youth coaches some times. I will see a third base coach touching all these areas on their bodies for baseball signs like in a situation when there are runners on second and third base and two outs. 469 more words

Working With Players


One of the most difficult things as a hitter is to accept when things aren’t going our way. Unfortunately for us that is usually most of the time. 916 more words

Baseball Hitting

Keys to coaching youth baseball

Are you coaching a Little League, PONY, Cal Ripken or other youth baseball (or softball) team? Over the next several days we’ll bring you some pointers on running good practices and successfully managing games. 200 more words

Working With Players

Why coaches won't go online

Imagine this scenario: You’re a busy, volunteer coach of your son or daughter’s soccer, baseball, basketball or softball team. You probably said you’d coach the team because the league was begging for volunteers. 184 more words

Working With Players