Coach's Box - April
Volume 6, No. 3 - April 2011
Youth Sports COACH
Concentrate on positives
Offer yourself as an example.
Always expect what is reasonable.
Create team spirit.
Have Fun. Laugh a lot
Getting Ready to Hit - Chalk Talk of the Month
Matt West uses the telestrator to show how a player gets ready to hit.
Menlo-Atherton Little League Coaches Bob Crowe and Doug Kaufman Win Positive Coaching Alliance's Double-Goal Coach® Award
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.
Team Bonding - Building Your Best Team
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.
Little League Softball Offering Instructional CD by RightView Pro
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.
Little League Baseball Camp - Drill of the Month
Run Down Relay Drill
Little League Urban Initiative Jamboree Events
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.
Stump the Ump
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?