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Excerpt — Coaching Youth Baseball

Communicating with coaches and parents

In addition to sending and receiving messages and providing proper feedback to players, coaching also involves interacting with members of the coaching staff, parents, fans, umpires, and opposing coaches.

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Facilities and equipment inspection

Over the years, Babe Ruth League has been proud to provide our leagues with valuable input and services to help them provide a safe environment for everyone at youth baseball games.

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Fielding ground balls

Another type of catching that players must become skilled at is fielding ground balls. Because these are hit balls, they can sometimes be traveling much faster than a thrown ball, so it is even more crucial that good catching techniques are used by fielders; otherwise, the chances of an error are multiplied.

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Drill: Fielding ground balls

Put one player at second base and one at first base as shown in figure 8.9. (You can have a second player at each base so that players can take turns receiving throws.)

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