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Coach's Box - January

Volume 6, No. 1 - January 2011

Hitting: Stance

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The Winning Coach: Attitude and Education Is Everything

By Keith Madison, National Baseball Director - SCORE International

Since I have spent most of my adult life as a coach, I am from the school of thought that we should teach young baseball players that winning is important. Yet, there are many different ways to win.

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Doing the Little Things to Pay Big Dividends in the College Recruiting Process

By Baseball Factory Staff

The college recruiting process has long been considered an evaluation marathon. There are a great deal of variables in the equation for both college and pro teams; however, not only are coaches and scouts looking at bat speed, raw power and arm strength, but they’re also assessing a player’s mental makeup.

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Want to Improve Your Double-Goal Coaching? Play Ball!

By David Jacobson, Positive Coaching Alliance

Before you start coaching in the upcoming Little League season, why not take this advice from an umpire: Play ball!

Seriously, if it’s been awhile since you played baseball or softball, get out there. Pull together a pick-up game among coaches in your league.

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Coaches Toolkit A Valuable Resource For Little League Coaches and Managers

By Communications Department

The Little League Baseball and Softball Coaches Toolkit (previously called the Coaches Registry) was created in 2007, to help managers and coaches improve their knowledge and learn how to be more effective in their many roles as a coach.

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Mechanics of Hitting Drills for Softball Players

By Michele Smith, Two-Time Olympic Softball Gold Medalist

Mechanics of Hitting Drills



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Stump the Ump

By Operations Department

MYTH #8 - “On that throw to home, the catcher was blocking the base path before he/she caught the ball. Call Interference!”

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