Coach's Box - February/March
Volume 7, No. 2 - Feb./March 2012
Positive Coaching: Be Proactive, Not Reactive
Little Leaguers work extremely hard on their hitting and their swings. They put a lot of time and effort into the mechanical side of hitting, however very few young hitters work at the mental aspects of hitting or even understand what having a hitting "approach" is all about.
Three Little League Coaches Win PCA National Double-Goal Coach® Awards
One of the best tools in the Positive Coaching Alliance toolbox is the Winner's Circle. That's the time after the game – win or lose on the scoreboard – that coaches and players gather to share the truthful, specific praise that fills players' Emotional Tanks.
2012 Little League Rule Book Apps Now Available
The 2012 Little League Rule Books Apps are now available. These apps are available as a single download and include complete rules for the Little League Baseball, Softball, and Challenger programs in one simple download onto your Apple device and/or Android device.
Little League Connect Training Sessions
This month, Little League International and our team at PowerChalk, have launched a series of ongoing education and training sessions for you to become more familiar and adept at using our motion analysis system, Little League Connect.
Little League and College Programs Continue to Build on Softball Days Initiative
Little League Softball and many prominent collegiate softball programs across the country have again teamed up to provide an opportunity for a complete softball experience by hosting Little League Softball Days. The program was established in 2006 to highlight the benefits of participating in Little League Softball...
Explaining the Definition and Applications of the "Balk" Call - Part 2
Let's now examine in depth Rule 8.05 which concerns all the elements (13) that are illegal acts by the pitcher which are to be called balks.
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