Guide to Coaching Tee Ball
T-ball is a junior version of baseball, & is widely used as a first introduction to playing the senior sport. This guide introduces the baffled parent to T-ball & is packed with suggestions about how to help keep their kids involved, motivated & More...
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T-ball is a junior version of baseball, & is widely used as a first introduction to playing the senior sport. This guide introduces the baffled parent to T-ball & is packed with suggestions about how to help keep their kids involved, motivated & having fun.
Bing Broido is cofounder and president of the T•BALL USA Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of tee ball. He works directly with administrators, coaches, and parents to enhance their tee ball programs. A lifelong sports enthusiast, he is the author of The Book of Rules, a guide to the official rules and playing procedures of fifty sports, and The Official T•BALL USA Family Guide to Tee Ball.
|Preface: Play Ball!|
|Introduction: So You Said You'd Be the Coach, Huh?|
|Coaching 101: The Coach's Start-Up Kit|
|Creating an Atmosphere of Good Habits Establish Your Identity as Coach Expectations Method|
|Before Hitting the Field: Tee Ball in a Nutshell Recommended Rules and Positioning Object of the Game and General Rules The Ball Is in Play Game Variations Responsibilities of a Coach during the Game Basic Safety Measures Questions and Answers|
|Setting Up the Season League Policies and Procedures Practice and Game Schedules Meet with Parents Finding Assistants Number of Players on the Team Equipment Questions and Answers|
|Essential Skills--and How to Teach Them Batting Fielding Throwing Running|
|The Practice Preparation Prepractice Practice Format Practice Session Worksheet Questions and Answers|
|Sample Practices Basic Beginning Practice Advanced Practice Practicing Field Positions Game Simulation Checklist|
|Game Time The Mental Aspect Before the Game Coaching the Game After the Game Questions and Answers|
|Dealing with Parents, Gender Issues, and Safety and Health The Role of the Parents Communication Winning Gender Issues Safety and Health Questions and Answers|
|Drills: The Foundation for Development, Success, Happiness, and a Coach's Peace of Mind|
|Warm-Up Drills: Throwing, Fielding, and Baserunning Throwing Drills Catching Drills Throwing and Catching Drills Fielding Drills Catchers' Drills Baserunning Drills|
|Defensive Drills: Infield Play, Outfield Play, and Team Defense Infield Drills Outfield Drills Team Defense Questions and Answers|
|Questions and Answers|
|Appendix Activity Survey T•BALL USA Association Coaching Checklist|
|About the Author|