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Coach's Box - February/March

Volume 6, No. 2 - Feb/March 2011

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The Importance of Character on Your Little League Team

By David Jacobson, Positive Coaching Alliance

When you draft your Little League team for this upcoming season, try considering character as much as talent. There is ample evidence from pro sports that a team of superstars does not guarantee on-field success.

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Video Tip Of the Month

By Marilouise Mazzante

Video Tip on Speed Training.


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LittleLeagueConnect.org Developed by PowerChalk Helps Players, Coaches Visualize Improvement

By Matt West, PowerChalk, LLC

Just the other day, I was remembering my days as a Little Leaguer. It was the early 1970's in Southern California and I can remember watching the "Game of the Week" on Saturday mornings.

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Keys to Writing a Great Batting Line-Up for your Team

By Michele Smith, Two-Time Olympic Softball Gold Medalist

Most players and coaches recognize how important it is for the players to hone their skills by working and training with great teachers. It is just as important, however, for coaches to seek out opportunities to learn and grow.

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Stump the Ump

By Operations Department

1. With an 0-2 count, the batter fouls a pitch sharp and direct to the catcher's mitt and then deflects off of his catcher's mask where it is then caught by the pitcher. The umpire calls the batter out on the foul tip. True or False?

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