|About the Book|
From Tball to Little League to High School baseball, thousand of parents support their kids in the sport. The challenge and frustration for so many parents lies in wanting to help their kids with the techniques of the game but often they lack theMoreFrom Tball to Little League to High School baseball, thousand of parents support their kids in the sport. The challenge and frustration for so many parents lies in wanting to help their kids with the techniques of the game but often they lack the knowledge of baseball fundamentals themselves. Even many volunteer coaches don’t possess a comprehensive understanding of the basics nor does a coach have enough practice time to focus on complete skill development for each individual player. Parents recognize that it’s up to them to help their child develop these skills apart from team practice time, but how?Suitable to help players ages 6-18, Coaching Kids and Parents, Baseball Fundamentals is a simple step by step guide to the basics of baseball. It takes each position and technique and breaks each one down into an individual progression that is quickly learned by the parent or coach and easily taught. Take hitting for example, simplified into 4 parts:· Bat Selection· Grip· Stance· SwingEach part is then explained in short, easy to follow steps complete with photographs. In as little as 5 minutes any parent or coach can grasp the basic fundamentals of any position or technique and begin to coach it.You will learn the answers to these questions:Is the hitting stance correct?What 3 things does a young pitcher need to develop?What are the important points of base running?What do you do in a run down situation?Who provides backup in covering bases?Who quarterbacks the outfield?This book equips parents to help their child in their own backyard or at the park. Players who develop their skills outside of team practice contribute more to making a winning team than those who do not- and parents are a child’s most important coach. It’s not the pro athlete kids look up to the most, but mom and dad who love, support and encourage them. That’s one of the reasons this book was written.About the author: Coach Tirrill has 30 years of coaching experience, including 10 years as a head baseball coach at the collegiate level where he received the Coach of the Year award coaching several All-Americans as well as major league draft picks. Recognizing that most of the coaching books available were lengthy manuals that busy parents just don’t have time for, Coach Tirrill created a tool that is so simple any parent can instantly begin helping their child.