The Fundamentals of Coaching and Playing Baseball
- List Price: $72.40
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: Addison-Wesley
- Publish date: 01/01/1998
- ISBN: 9780205261147
- ISBN10: 0205261140
-- Includes "The Essential Five Pitching Skills" and Pivot and Rotation Drills that are invaluable for building strong pitching routines.
-- Outlines a complete conditioning section with charts and explanations of preseason, in-season, and off-season workout regiments.
The value of a good coach is immeasurable. From youth sports to university level, players look to their coach as a source of leadership, knowledge, and philosophy. Written by authors who know the game at all levels, this book is a wonderful reference for baseball enthusiasts of all levels.
Readers are presented with an abundance of techniques and concepts that will aid them in developing their own coaching and playing ideology. The book encompasses a wide variety of useful information-from an in-depth guide to organizing offensive and defensive systems to tips on the semantics of indoor practice, Informative and fun to read, the book also covers the mechanics of hitting, base running, pitching, catching, and fielding.