National Resources

PARENTS & PLAYERS

information and tips for parents and athletes

COACHING TOOLS

APPS / GUIDES / PRACTICE PLAN TALK / TIPS

  4 Ways to Organize a productive baseball practice (You Go Pro Baseball)
  Sample Parent Letter (Text QC Baseball, Not by BLL)
  8 Helpful Tips for New LL Coaches (LLU.org) & Returning Coaches
  How to know good from bad baseball instruction (LLU.org)
  10 Life Lessons Learned from Baseball (Text ProBaseball Insider)
  Guide to Why Little League Parents Should Get Involved NOW (LLU.org)
  Coaching your own CHILD (QC Baseball)
  The Matheny Manifesto
  Coaching your own CHILD (QC Baseball)

 

TIPS
Coaching your Own Child – Have Other Coaches Coach your child. You coach their child.
Coaching Tip: Talk to another Team & Scrimmage, use both Teams Practice Times Back-to-Back


MOBILE APPS

  USA Baseball APP - Practice Plans, Drills Library
  TeamReach  (Team Management Free)
  HEJA Team Management (Free)
  TeamSnap Team Management (Pay & Free)
  GameChanger App for Team Use (Have one parent run this with several back-ups)
  GameChanger Scorekeeping Demo Video
  Charting Pitchers and Hitters
  Hitting Zone Chart Example
  Worksheets  (Most of this is done via Game Changer, this is the old school way)
  Little League Coaching Tips  (YouTube)
  Coaching the bases & MORE  (Rule 1. Don't touch the player...ever)  (Text LLU.org)
  11 Tips for the First-Time Coach PCA D Zone (PDF download)
  Double-Goal Coach Job description PCA (PDF download)
  Coaching Baseball 3 BIG Tips (Text helpful baseball)
  Dos & Don't for Youth Baseball Coaches (Andy Pohl YouTube)
  Practice Plan Coaching Baseball (YMCA video)

  2 min drill on Little League rules & Regulations (video)
  You Go Pro Practice Plan John Madden Breakdown  (YouTube) 
  3 Different Practice Plans (alter as much as you wish)
  Batting Practice (12 Player Drill, Advanced)

  Baseball Positive (step by step, mini diamond tool, links and more)
  3 Station * 3 Coach * 1hr 15min Practice Plan PDF Example
  2 Hours Practice Plans (Alter to Fit your needs) (baseball positive)
  Depth Chart + Batting Order Practice Thoughts & Ideas to work with QC
  Practice Plans External Text QC Baseball What is a Practice Plan
  QC Baseball  Practice Plan Blank Worksheet
  QC Baseball Option 2 Practice Plan Blank Worksheet
  QC Baseball Practice Plan Filled Out worksheet
  Hitting Zone Blank WorkSheet

INFIELD DRILLS

COACHING / DRILLS / REP DRILLS / TEAM DRILLS / VIDEOS

TEAM PRACTICE DRILLS

COACHING / DRILLS / REP DRILLS / TEAM DRILLS / VIDEOS

CATCHER DRILLS

COACHING / DRILLS / REP DRILLS / TEAM DRILLS / VIDEOS

OUTFIELD DRILLS

COACHING / DRILLS / REP DRILLS / TEAM DRILLS / VIDEOS

BASE RUNNING

COACHING / DRILLS / REP DRILLS / TEAM DRILLS / VIDEOS

HEY BLUE

UMPIRE TALK / RULES / OFFICIATING / Q&A

PITCHING

COACHING / DRILLS / REP DRILLS / TEAM DRILLS / VIDEOS

  Pitch Smart (age appropriate guidelines (MLB.com )

  Arm Care for Pitchers

  Basic Pitching Mechanics for Young Pitchers (Tyrell Poggemeyer)

  The Baseball Pitching Life

  Pitching Towel Drill (Tom House)

  David Pauley Pitching fastball

  How to hold and throw a fastball 

  How to throw a fastball 

  How to throw a 4-Seam Fastball

  How to throw a 2-Seam Fastball

  How to throw a Changeup

  Pitching Drills - 18 of the Best Baseball Pitching Drills

  Pitching - Accuracy Game

  Pitching - Pick-up 

  Pitching - Bunt Defense

  11 Little League Pitching Drills For Baseball Pitchers Age 10 To 12 (Steve Ellis)

  How To Coach Little League Baseball Pitching (Steve Ellis)

  5 Steps To Building Better Little League Pitching Mechanics (Steve Ellis)

  Effective Velocity  (Pro Baseball Insider) 

  PBI How to Throw a Change Up & Circle Change-Up (ProBaseballInsider)

  Intro to Arm Care driveline baseball Youth Training E-Book

  Do I need a Pitching Strategy....... And more  (QC Baseball)

  Coaching Pitchers (Tips)

  Pitching is MUCH more than Throwing (LLU.org)

  Pitching Drills to help on the BUMP (QC Baseball)

  Pitching Drills to help on Instruction (Beginning, Short Arm, Relax!)

  Just start with Throwing Drills (Pitching) Part 1 

  Throwing a Baseball - (speed, accuracy, hold, power release, arm care)

  Youth Pitching Instruction Intro

  1st Years in Kid Pitch (Hey Mom & Dad cut me some slack)

  LLU 5 Step Pitching Download (LLU.org)

  Age 9-ish (plus or minus) pitching age drills

THROWING

COACHING / DRILLS / GRIPS / ARM CARE / VIDEOS
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Bellaire, Texas 77402