By National Fastpitch Coaches Association

Now, for the 1st time within the activity of fastpitch softball, you could study from winning coaches and practice their ways for your personal software. In The Softball training Bible, 28 of the head U.S. coaches proportion their rules, insights, techniques, tools, and reports that will help you improve the adventure and improvement of your personal athletes.

Developed in cooperation with the nationwide Fastpitch Coaches organization (NFCA), The Softball training Bible used to be written via the best meeting of school and highschool softball coaches ever. The textual content presents the finer issues of training softball, offered in a fascinating demeanour that makes the contents effortless to use on your personal ball membership. the subjects variety from educating the simplest abilities and drills to topics hardly written approximately, similar to constructing in charge athletes and construction personality and loyalty in gamers.

Find out how Mike Candrea develops efficient hitters on the collage of Arizona, and stick with the recommendation of Fresno country University's Margie Wright for competing in tournaments and playoffs. This landmark paintings covers the entire bases, from recruiting gamers to attracting enthusiasts. The Softball training Bible additionally includes info on specialist improvement: relocating during the training ranks, using different coaches firms, heading off training burnout, and attending and operating camps and clinics. bankruptcy after bankruptcy, this ebook offers the sport plan for development a successful program.

The Softball training Bible is stuffed with insights and professional suggestion that can assist you study and develop. Soak it up, benefit from the tales, and notice the knowledge of the sport's best mentors.

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A high school coach who had been coaching for 27 years gave an excellent example of a recent situation in which he was tempted to compromise his integrity. He had promised his number-two pitcher that she would pitch in rotation, alternating with the number-one pitcher. The rotation worked out so that the number-two pitcher Our gre atest co was scheduled to pitch in the final regional i s in teach ntribution game. Winning this game meant a trip to the ing you people state tournament. The coach knew that his ng t he valu number-one pitcher had a better chance of compet es of ition: to winning.

We all believe in standing up for our players. It may be much more effective to hold a directed conversation with an umpire. ” You may or may not get that particular call, but you are certainly taken more seriously and are listened to more closely on the next one. On the other hand, umpires may test a coach throughout a game with unnecessary comments. Be the bigger person and walk away. At times, by saying nothing you can speak volumes to your players. 28 Umpires and Coaches Kathy Strahm Coaches cannot work with umpires.

As the team accepts the philosophy, goals, and standards of the program and as they develop pride, discipline, responsibility, and ownership, mental toughness develops as well. Believe in the process—that’s the central theme to develop mental toughness in players. When the going gets tough, go back to the fundamentals. The solid foundation is our source of strength. Like muscle memory in a skill-related task, consistent repetition and reinforcement during preseason and all of the regular season lead to confidence in the process.

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