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Coach's Box - April

Volume 6, No. 3 - April 2011

Building Fun into Practices

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This Month's Video tip is presented by LittleLeagueCoach.org

Little League "Double Goal" Coach Course

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Youth Sports COACH

By Darrell Burnett, Ph.D

Concentrate on positives
Offer yourself as an example.
Always expect what is reasonable.
Create team spirit.
Have Fun. Laugh a lot

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Getting Ready to Hit - Chalk Talk of the Month

By Matt West, PowerChalk, LLC

Matt West uses the telestrator to show how a player gets ready to hit.


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Menlo-Atherton Little League Coaches Bob Crowe and Doug Kaufman Win Positive Coaching Alliance's Double-Goal Coach® Award

By David Jacobson, Positive Coaching Alliance

Menlo-Atherton Little League Coaches Bob Crowe and Doug Kaufman have won Positive Coaching Alliance's coveted Double-Goal Coach Award for their positive impact on youth athletes.

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Team Bonding - Building Your Best Team

By Michele Smith, Two-Time Olympic Softball Gold Medalist

Great teams win Championships. Great athletes can contribute to winning championships, but they cannot win them on their own. Team atmosphere and team relationships are very important to the overall success of your program.

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Little League Softball Offering Instructional CD by RightView Pro

By Communications Division

In an effort to increase the educational and training resources available to Little League Softball players and coaches, Little League Softball has partnered with RightView Pro to offer its participants a CD entitled "Hitting With the Champions." The instructional video includes 23 tutorial lessons on hitting as well as various drills and coaching tips.

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Little League Baseball Camp - Drill of the Month

By Little League Baseball Camp

Run Down Relay Drill



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Little League Urban Initiative Jamboree Events

By Little League Urban Initiative

The Little League Urban Initiative has grown to be an important component of the Little League program. Its main goal is to bring the benefits of Little League Baseball and Softball to boys and girls in urban neighborhoods, giving them the chance to participate in organized sports activities under the guidance of community volunteers and mentors.

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Stump the Ump

By Operations Department

1. In a Little League baseball game the pitcher while within the 10 foot circle of the pitcher's mound, but not on the pitcher's plate, goes to his mouth with his fingers but dries off his fingers before stepping on the pitcher's plate. The umpire calls a ball and warns the pitcher. True or False?

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