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Coach's Box - September

Volume 6, No. 6 - September 2011

Infield Proper Grip to Throw

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Helping Players Beyond Fear of Failure

By David Jacobson, Positive Coaching Alliance

"The team that makes the most mistakes will probably win," wrote the legendary basketball coach John Wooden in They Call Me Coach. "The doer makes mistakes, and I wanted doers on my team—players who made things happen."

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Softball Video Tip of the Month

By LittleLeagueCoach.org

Pitching Stride Drill




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Parent Rage in Youth Sports: Why is it Happening?

By Darrell Burnett, Ph.D

Over the years I have been interviewed by Sports Illustrated, CNN, ESPN, and others on the topic of parent behavior in youth sports. While the behavior of the vast majority of youth sports parents presents no problems, there are, nevertheless, a certain small percentage of parents who "lose it" at youth sports events.


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Days of Destiny: A Reflection

Three Decades Later, Magical Championship Summer Remembered

Toward the end of the 1970s, amidst the backdrop of America's energy crisis, the cold war's tumultuous international landscape and the first million-dollar Major League Baseball contract, Little League Softball was taking its early fateful steps, with Rhode Island's North Providence West Little League showing it is possible to run before you walk.

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PowerChalk Video Tip of the Month

By Matt West, PowerChalk, LLC

Cut off and Relays




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Bruce Bochy On the Power of Positive Coaching

By David Jacobson, Positive Coaching Alliance

It's one thing to trust research showing that Positive Coaching helps athletes perform better. It's another to hear about it from Bruce Bochy, Manager of the World Champion San Francisco Giants.


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Ask Blue

By Operations Department

Hey Blue … I have a question:

With a runner on second base, a ground ball is hit to shortstop, but the ball goes through the player's legs into outfield. The runner, advancing to third base brushes the shortstop. Can the runner...

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